All posts tagged "outbreak"
Epidemiologist: Distancing Measures Should Help Slow Spread of Covid-19
Characteristics of Puerto Rico Population Make Impact of Outbreak Hard to Predict
- Posted March 17, 2020
Puerto Rico House committee asks US Congress to create infectious diseases research center
Seeks to create alliance between federal, state governments to work on outbreaks after a natural disasters
- Posted November 13, 2017
Florida IDs New Miami Neighborhood as Zika Zone
MIAMI – Health officials announced Thursday a new Zika zone in Miami – a setback less than a month after declaring the nearby Wynwood neighborhood cleared of the virus following aggressive mosquito spraying. Five people have been infected...
- Posted October 13, 2016
Nearly 20,000 Zika cases reported in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN – The number of Zika cases keeps climbing in Puerto Rico. Health Secretary Ana Ríus said Friday that more than 2,000 cases were reported in the past week for a total of nearly 20,000 cases....
- Posted September 16, 2016
Puerto Rico doctors warn of scarce resources to fight Zika
SAN JUAN – Doctors in Puerto Rico are warning that the U.S. territory does not have the resources to handle the fallout of a Zika epidemic as officials report an uptick in the number of fetuses with malformations...
- Posted September 9, 2016
Blood Bank Suspends Puerto Rico Collection
All of Servicios Mutuos' Supply Comes from US Mainland
- Posted March 8, 2016
US Zika Case Sparks Questions About Sex and Mosquito Germs
NEW YORK – A sexually transmitted case of Zika in Texas has scientists scrambling to understand how much of a risk infection through sex is for the usually mosquito-spread illness. Experts still stress that mosquitoes are the...
- Posted February 3, 2016
Trying to Right Itself, a Criminal Investigation at Chipotle
NEW YORK – Chipotle reported a sales plunge of 30 percent for December after a series of food scares at its restaurants and disclosed that a federal criminal investigation tied to the sickening of customers has begun....
- Posted January 6, 2016