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Cuban doctor returns to Havana with no traces of Ebola

HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 6 (acn) Dr. Felix Baez Sarria, member of the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade, who contracted the Ebola virus during his mission in Sierra Leone, West Africa, has arrived home in Havana totally free of the virus.
  • Published in Health

Caribbean's goal is to avoid local transmission of Ebola says PAHO

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, CMC – The Director of the Department of Communicable Diseases and Health Analysis of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Marcos Espinal, says preventing local transmission of Ebola is the main goal in preparing for the eventual arrival the disease in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Published in Health

CARICOM adopts10-point plan to fight Ebola, Chick-V

PORT OF SPAIN,  Trinidad and Tobago, Nov. 5, 2014 - Caribbean Community Heads of Government have adopted a ten-point plan of action to ensure the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) does not reach the region. The announcement was made after a four-hour meeting held at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann’s yesterday afternoon. 

Chikungunya sweeps the Americas - death toll rises

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 4, 2014: The focus globally may be on the deadly Ebola virus but the death toll from the mosquito-borne viral disease Chikungunya disease continues to inch upwards in the Americas, now passing the 150 mark as of October 31, 2014.
  • Published in Health
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