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Rhodnius prolixus en Centroamérica, un peligroso vector de la enfermedad de Chagas que deja de serlo

Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica y México ya no son áreas endémicas donde la “chinche”, Rhodnius prolixus transmita al agente de la enfermedad de Chagas, el protozoario Trypanosoma cruzi.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 December 2010 08:04
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Se prepara Plan de Contingencia ante la amenaza de un posible brote de Cólera en Guatemala

Luego de la aparición de casos de Cólera confirmados en República Dominicana y Florida (EEUU) que tienen su origen en la grave situación de epidemia en Haití, Guatemala está tomando sus medidas de preparación.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 December 2010 11:35
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Cases Continue to Climb, But Fewer Patients are Dying from Cholera

The number of cholera cases continues to grow in Haiti, but a smaller proportion of people who become ill are now dying from the disease, according to data released this week.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 December 2010 08:57
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National Day of Education and Prevention of Cholera in the Dominican Republic

Street scene from Santo DomingoThe Dominican Republic celebrated a National Day of Education and Prevention of Cholera, which began with a message from the country's President urging people to prevent the disease, transmitted through all main radio and TV stations in the country. The event was supported by the Pan American Health Organization, the Dominican Medical Association, the Dominican Society of Infectious Diseases and other scientific societies.

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Aedes Aegypti: medidas para el control del vector

Primera reunión regional sobre el uso de nuevas alternativas y estrategias para el control del aedes aegypti en las américas 7- 9 septiembre, 2010

La amplia distribución del Aedes aegypti en las Américas implica la transmisión de múltiples serotipos del virus del dengue, resultando en una hiperendemicidad en muchos países. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 April 2014 17:00
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