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Epidemiological AlertsThe Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) recommends that Member States maintain the capacity to detect any unusual health event, including those that might be associated with a new subtype of influenza virus. Member States are encouraged to update and implement the relevant components of multi-hazard plans for preparedness and response to public health events.

The Organization does neither advise health screening at points of entry in relation to this event, nor that any travel or trade restrictions be applied.

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Dominican Republic is first country in the Americas to publish guidelines for clinical management of chikungunya

Prepared by the Ministry of Public Health with support from PAHO/WHO, the guidelines facilitate timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment of the disease.

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