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Cuba Major infectious diseases

Cuba Major infectious diseases Factbook > Countries > Cuba > Demographics Major infectious diseases: degree of risk: intermediate food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea and hepatitis A vectorborne diseases: dengue fever (2013) Definition: This entry lists major infectious diseases likely to be encountered in countries where the risk of such diseases is assessed to be […] Continue reading

What the Chikungunya Virus Means for Cuba

What the Chikunguynya Virus Means for Cuba May 11, 2014 Graham Sowa HAVANA TIMES — After months of hopping from one Caribbean island to the next the Chikungunya virus has arrived within 50km of Cuban shores. With confirmed cases in neighboring Haiti this disease has implications for the Cuban public health system, vector control campaign, […] Continue reading

Ever heard of chikungunya? Better get used to the word because it’s getting closer.

Tue Feb 11 2014 Posted by Jennifer Yang, Global health reporter at 11:21 AM

Ever heard of chikungunya? Better get used to the word because it’s getting closer.
Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne viral disease, has caused outbreaks in more than 50… Continue reading