All posts tagged "Ana Ríus"
Federal Funds Assigned to Fight Zika in Puerto Rico
About $39M made available
- Posted October 31, 2016
Health secretary rejects consolidation of hospitals proposed in draft fiscal plan
SAN JUAN – Health Secretary Ana Ríus expressed Tuesday her disagreement with a proposal in Gov. Alejandro García Padilla’s draft fiscal plan to consolidate state-run hospitals into a single entity. Regarding the measure, which seeks to merge...
- Posted October 18, 2016
New efforts in battle against Zika cause community impact
Health secretary: We have reached about 40,000 citizens directly
- Posted September 3, 2016
Influenza Cases Dropping, but People Advised to Stay Vigilant
SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rico Health Department reported 61 new cases of influenza for the week ending Aug. 13, or epidemiological week number 32, for a total 1,344 cases for this year’s season. Last year’s season...
- Posted August 19, 2016
Senator Asks CDC to Extend Coverage of Zika Detection Tests
SAN JUAN — New Progressive Party (NPP) Sen. Ángel “Chayanne” Martínez, who heads the minority delegation in the Senate health committee, asked the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tuesday to extend zika detection tests...
- Posted August 16, 2016
Health Department Confirms 436 New Zika cases for a Total 2,162
Cases include 108 pregnant women, for a total of 299, and 2 cases of Guillain-Barré, for a total of 14
- Posted June 24, 2016
Puerto Rico Reports 78 New Zika Cases; 785 So Far
UN Establishes a Trust Fund to Help Combat the Virus
- Posted May 6, 2016
Puerto Rico Reports First Zika-Related Death Amid Outbreak
70-year-old man died from a drop in blood platelets
- Posted April 29, 2016
Puerto Rico Sees 436 Zika Cases
60 pregnant women infected
- Posted April 8, 2016
Official: 2nd Puerto Rico Mother with Zika Has Healthy Baby
SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s health secretary says a second mother infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus has delivered a healthy baby. Ana Ríus told WKAQ radio station on Tuesday that both babies born in recent weeks...
- Posted March 29, 2016