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Dengue still on the rise in Puerto Vallarta

Dengue cases are on the rise and until the second week of August, there were 1, 204 reported cases and two deaths. Of these cases, 924 are classic and 280 hemorrhagic, in addition to two deaths, a 60-year-old man and an 82-year-old woman from Guadalajara and Zapopan were reported by the government. According to the...

New Zealand Ski Champion dies of Dengue Fever in Puerto Vallarta

Philippa “Pip” Greig has just succumbed to dengue fever from a mosquito bite while traveling in Mexico. Her father, Rob Greig, confirmed the unfortunate news to the New Zealand Herald. Rob said that the 36-year-old former Ski champion was house-sitting for an acquaintance outside of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico when she contracted the viral infection and...

Plastic particles in drinking water present ‘low’ risk: WHO

Microplastics contained in drinking water pose a “low” risk to human health at current levels, but more research is needed to reassure consumers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. Studies over the past year on plastic particles detected in tap and bottled water have sparked public concerns but the limited data appears reassuring,...

Jalisco records 243% increase in Dengue cases

Until the beginning of August, a total of 790 confirmed cases of dengue were recorded in Jalisco, which, according to the Jalisco Ministry of Health (SSJ), represents an increase of about 243% compared to the figure in the same period of 2018: 233 patients. Together with Chiapas, Veracruz, Oaxaca and Quintana Roo, Jalisco is among...

How CBD Has Changed the Way We Look at Hemp

The CBD industry has reached a significant milestone since the Farm Bill has passed. With new products continually being introduced, the CBD oil market is well on its way to becoming a billion-dollar industry. Many people who have turned to CBD have embraced the compound as part of their daily regimen. But things weren’t always...

Puerto Vallarta confirms 100 cases of Dengue in the early months of the season

112 cases of confirmed dengue have been recorded in the regional health sector, of which 90 percent, around 100 cases, were reported in Puerto Vallarta, according to the director of the Health Jurisdiction VIII, Jaime Álvarez Zayas. Álvarez Zayas said that the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is the transmitter of this disease, like other animals...

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