Topic: caribbean

4 years ago

Chikungunya Virus Confirmed In The Bahamas

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Chikungunya Virus Confirmed In The Bahamas

Bahamian authorities have confirmed the country’s first case of the mosquito-borne disease, Chikungunya, warning that the progression of the sickness in the region is occurring at the rate of one country every seven to 14 days.

4 years ago

Chikungunya Virus Spreading Rapidly Through Caribbean

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Chikungunya Virus Spreading Rapidly Through Caribbean

With the “rapid spread” of the chikungunya virus in some parts of the Caribbean, Minister of the Environment and Housing Kenred Dorsett said public health officials have been ordered to increase their efforts to diminish the threat of a local outbreak.

5 years ago

Exercise ‘Tradewinds 2014’ Underway

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Exercise ‘Tradewinds 2014’ Underway

Military and security forces from around the Caribbean have joined the United States and Canada for maritime security and disaster response training as part of Exercise Tradewinds 2014.

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