Leave it to Jamaicans to take a very serious situation, use their creativity and make a joke or fun of it. The Jamaica Chikungunya song is awesome. Lyrical, witty, enjoyable, groovy and fun to listen to. I promise, you will be laughing or smiling all day. Why? Because most of the things Wayne J sings … Continue reading Jamaican Music: Jamaica, The Chikungunya Song and Lyrics
At times, it seems Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes during the chikungunya epidemic are just that big.
Really, this is what they think we are doing when we swat at Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes during the chikungunya epidemic.
(From the Desk of the Vector Control Director, Dr Reyaud Rahman) Chikungunya has affected many countries worldwide and has spread like wildfire throughout them. Those most affected have the conditions conducive for this disease to progress and thrive. The types of mosquitoes which spread this disease are abundant in local environments and homes. Our surroundings … Continue reading Chikungunya stages and relapse
Can I breastfeed my baby if I have chikungunya? There is no evidence which suggests that you should not breastfeed your baby if you are ill. So continue breastfeeding your baby. The benefits of breastfeeding most likely outweigh the risks. Information share via http://www.babycenter.in/a1015297/chikungunya-in-pregnancy#ixzz3HdccGeBU
What if I get Chikungunya while I'm pregnant? Recent research suggests that you can pass on the Chikungunya virus to your unborn baby. This is most likely to occur in the third and fourth month of your pregnancy or in the last few weeks. Your baby will contract the virus through infected blood during labour. … Continue reading What if I get chikungunya while I’m pregnant?
OTTAWA, Canada (CMC) – Canada’s health agency says more than 200 Canadians have been infected by the chikungunya virus that has affected thousands of people in the Caribbean. On Tuesday, Health Canada reported that 201 Canadians have been infected with the mosquito borne virus. Eric Morrissette, a spokesman for Health Canada, said the cases have … Continue reading Over 200 Canadians infected with ChikV – News – JamaicaObserver.com
ST THOMAS, Jamaica — Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson says efforts to clean-up communities and destroy mosquito breeding sites should be ongoing all year round. Ferguson was speaking during today’s clean-up activity in select communities in St Thomas. He said the idea is to demonstrate the Government’s commitment while motivating citizens to take their … Continue reading Jamaica’s Health Minister, Fenton Ferguson, calls for sustained island-wide community clean-up
JAMAICANS ARE willing to try anything to prevent being victims of the debilitating chikungunya virus that is now rocking the nation, and key to that is not being bitten by any mosquitoes. Hence the new craze - mosquito repellent soap. "Mi nuh get the chik thing yet and mi nuh intend fi get it, so … Continue reading Mosquito repellent soap – the new ‘chik-V fighter’
This is what it looks like when I come out of my house in the mornings. Serious attack by Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes during the chikungunya epidemic.