Friday 25th January, 2013. According to Farmers Weekly, ‘some early lambing sheep flocks have reported up to 50% lamb losses, with costs mounting in to the thousands.’ Farmers Weekly have made a video and visited a farm where more than 300 lambs have been lost to Schmallenberg.
Várias cidades de todo o Brasil e Paraguai declarou estado de emergência devido ao aumento do número de casos de dengue ou sendo relatados. Enquanto apenas 2 pessoas morreram, houve milhares de casos que foram relatados. Recentes chuvas e água parada trouxeram as condições ideais para os mosquitos se reproduzir. O governo federal está trazendo … Read More
A seguir foi publicado no PTJornal por hoje por Miguel Moreira. Sr. Moreira estava citando comentários feitos por Francisco George, Director-Geral da Saúde, para o Centro de Controlo e Prevenção de Doenças da Europa. “Dada a dramática expansão da transmissão endémica da dengue mundialmente nos últimos 20 ou 30 anos e dado o alto número … Read More
AFP 21/11/2012 STOCKHOLM — Europe is experiencing its first sustained transmission of dengue fever since the 1920s after an outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease in Madeira, Portugal, that has infected more than 1,300 people, an EU agency said. The Portuguese health ministry reported 1,357 cases as of November 11, 669 of which were laboratory confirmed … Read More
According to an article published in the International Herald Tribune, reports from Lahore in India show that despite the widespread use of fumigation and fogging as a deterrent, this method has not been successful in eliminating the mosquito, Aedes aegypti, which causes Dengue. In a speech given at the International Dengue Conference, Dr Lee Chin said … Read More
In the Nigerian Tribune today I came across an article written by Sade Oguntola which has a slightly bizarre but interesting couple of opening paragraphs. ‘Following studies that validate the traditional use of Bitter leaf in the treatment of malaria in Nigeria, a new study has found that the best mode of preparing local recipe using the … Read More
Today the New York Times reported that ‘An epidemic of dengue fever in India is fostering a growing sense of alarm even as government officials here have publicly refused to acknowledge the scope of a problem that experts say is threatening hundreds of millions of people, not just in India but around the world.’ It … Read More
New Delhi, November 5, 2012. Dengue is fast spreading in the capital with 39 people testing positive for the mosquito-borne disease on Monday, taking the total number of cases to over 1,200. While 37 cases were reported from three municipal corporations, two cases were reported from VVIP areas in the capital. A total of 1,211 … Read More