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Chikungunya
The seven existing cemeteries in Puerto Vallarta are ready for the arrival of thousands of people who will come during the day’s of Día de Los Muertos to reunite with their loved ones, who year after year come to live and remember the adventures, feats, and even the mischief of those who have gone. The...
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The cases of dengue in Jalisco have doubled compared to last year. In the first week of October 2017 there were 568 infections, during the same period of 2018 there were 1,023 cases reported. The Secretary of State Health, Alfonso Petersen Farah, indicated that this season is the most complicated in terms of the risk...
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From March to July of this year, cases of dengue grew almost 400%, going from 6 to 29, while in Zika nearly doubled, going from 14 to 27. The above statistics are according to information provided by the head of the Eighth Health Region of the Jalisco Health Secretariat based in Puerto Vallarta, Germán Acevedo...
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zika
A single genetic change that occurred in 2013 may explain how Zika acquired the ability to attack fetal nerve cells, causing a severe birth defect in babies whose mothers were infected while pregnant, Chinese and U.S. researchers reported on Thursday. Scientists have posited many theories about why Zika, a mosquito-borne virus that had been linked...
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Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya
It is the rainy season, and in addition to the common diseases that occur due to humidity, cold and climate changes, there is also a growing possibility that cases of dengue, zika and chikungunya increase, since the mosquito transmitter of these diseases use water to reproduce, that which accumulates in containers at home, almost without...
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zika mexico
This week, the state of Nayarit reported that it reached 129 cases of zika, which places it as the state with the highest incidence of this virus in Mexico. According to the deputy director of epidemiology of the Nayarit Health Services, Jorge Barrera Castellano, of the 129 cases in the state, 102 are women and...
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Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has spread to many countries in the Americas. The following are some questions and answers about the virus and current outbreak: How do people become infected with Zika? Zika is transmitted to people...
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ecuador aid
Ecuador’s ambassador in Mexico, Leonardo Arízaga, said Mexican rescuers have helped save 12 lives after the earthquake last Saturday in the nation, and it is estimated that the cost of reconstruction will of at least $3-billion dollars. At a press conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE), he expressed appreciation to the people and...
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zika
Top Zika investigators now believe that the birth defect microcephaly and the paralyzing Guillain-Barre syndrome may be just the most obvious maladies caused by the mosquito-borne virus. Fueling that suspicion are recent discoveries of serious brain and spinal cord infections – including encephalitis, meningitis and myelitis – in people exposed to Zika. Evidence that Zika’s...
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zika puerto vallarta
This week the municipal government of Puerto Vallarta officially launched new initiatives to combat the spread of Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya in the area. “For the municipal government of Puerto Vallarta, it is essential to have a concerted effort to reduce and mitigate the risks, the city offers all its human and material resources to...
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Hopes of developing a Zika vaccine took a small step forward on Wednesday as Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc (INO.O) said its experimental shot had induced a robust and durable response in mice. Shares in the U.S. biotech firm, which expects to test its product in humans before the end of the year, jumped 7 percent in...
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El Consejo de Promoción Turística de México informa que la infección por virus Zika es una enfermedad emergente en el territorio nacional y el número de casos que se han identificado es limitado hasta el momento y estos se encuentran dentro de los márgenes esperados. Hasta el momento no existe una situación epidemiológica que señale...
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The Mexico Tourism Board reported that the Zika virus infection is a new and emerging disease in the country with 37 confirmed cases in the country on February 1, 2016. Epidemiologic studies have found that the virus is under control in the country. With very few cases identified and containment efforts in place the tourism...
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The number of countries and territories in the Americas reporting cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus rose to 22 on Tuesday, more than double the number a month ago, according to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). An outbreak of the virus is affecting large parts of Latin America and the Caribbean and is likely...
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zika mexico
U.S. health officials on Friday issued a travel warning for 14 countries and territories in the Caribbean and Latin America where infection with Zika, a mosquito-borne virus, is a risk. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in particular cautioned pregnant women not to travel to those areas as Zika has been linked...
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