AH1N1 Virus Hits over 60 Countries

2 Caracas, Mar 23. -World Health Organization executive Jorge Jenkins said here that the deadly AH1N1 virus spread to more than 60 countries. The head of the Pan American Health Organization reminds as best weapon against an epidemic outbreak is reliable information with true scientific and technical foundation and Venezuela's Health Care Ministry is duely informing the people and does

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UN: Int’l Team to Probe Origin of Cholera in Haiti

0 United Nations, Dec 18. -The United Nations is working to create an international group to identify the origins of the cholera epidemic that has spread throughout Haiti since October, a top UN official reported Thursday. UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Alain LeRoy said the team of scientists should be "completely independent," and its creation will be coordinated with the

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Loss of Biodiversity Leads to Infectious Diseases

4 Washington, Dec 3. -The loss of biodiversity alters ecosystems and helps contagious diseases to spread, according to a study published in the latest issue of Nature. According to Felicia Keesing of Bard College in the United States and her co-authors, the disappearance of animals and plants tends to be accompanied by a larger incidence of infections, such as occurred

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Preventing diseases after the rains is a priority in South Camaguey

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Oct 1. – Workers from the health sector in Santa Cruz del Sur, continue to take phytosanitary measures, which have as a main purpose, to avoid the spread of communicable diseases. In this sense, the health authorities called the people from Santa Cruz del Sur to be very careful on the food making, and to

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Santa Cruz del Sur to open Fan Club on FIFA World Cup

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Jun 11. –The FIFA World Cup, starting today in South Africa spread its importance to the main streets of Southern Camaguey where the fan club from this territory paraded showing the 32 team’s flags participating in this great event. The soccer fan club, characterized by its deep-rooted sporting tradition has fans of all the teams

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