Washing Lines or Tendederos De Pared

October 31, 2012By cornerstarNews

Using Google Insights I looked up the level of search that was being done on Washing lines or Tendederos De Pared as they are called in Spain. To my surprise and delight it appears that in Spain people are searching for washing lines or Tendederos right the way through the year and curiously enough it … Read More

Dengue Fever spreads East, West and North

October 31, 2012By cornerstarNews

36 more cases of Dengue Fever have been reported this month, nudging the total number to 985 cases reported in Delhi, India this year. Like Malaria, Dengue which also goes by its less well known name of Breakbone Fever, is a vector-borne disease which is transmitted when Aedes aegypti mosquitos which are already carrying the … Read More

Thailand batting against Drug-Resistant Malaria

October 30, 2012By cornerstarNews

According to The Nation, one of Thailand’s multimedia channels, there are an increasing number of patients ‘for whom the most recent drug against the malaria parasite – Artemisinin – has failed. Artemisinin is usually used in combination with other anti-malarial drugs, such as mafloquine’. It would appear that the main factors contributing to the increase … Read More

WHO and WMO launch new Atlas of Health and Climate Change

October 29, 2012By cornerstarNews

News release: WHO, 29 October 2012 | Geneva – As the world’s climate continues to change, hazards to human health are increasing. The Atlas of health and climate, published today jointly by WHO and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), illustrates some of the most pressing current and emerging challenges. Droughts, floods and cyclones affect the … Read More

MP Visited Ghana and caught Malaria

October 27, 2012By cornerstarNews

MP Eric Joyce has been hospitalised after catching malaria. He was on a business trip to Ghana and didn’t take his medication! Despite the warnings from GPs, the various travel sites, and the high profile Malaria No More campaign, people continue to travel to Sub Saharan Africa without taking the basic precautions! On a recent … Read More

New Malaria outbreak in Greece, CDC Update

October 21, 2012By cornerstarNews

I was staggered to read on The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website that (CDC) they have received information that there have been 14 additional P. vivax malaria cases identified in Greece; four that are locally-acquired cases in Greek residents with no previous travel, and 10 cases in immigrants. Those 10 cases could have … Read More

Flyscreen Door Installation – Testimonial

October 18, 2012By cornerstarUncategorized

Hi Corner Star, I am writing to thank you for the service you provided when fitting my fly screens. From the first contact telephone call you were so very helpful. You arrived on time to fit the screens, upon arrival you gave a full explanation as to how the screens would be fitted, and even … Read More