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  • 2011 Chikungunya cases in New Caledonia

    Source: http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/pac...3/s3158839.htm

    Alarm bells at WHO over chikungunya case in New Caledonia

    Updated March 9, 2011 08:01:49

    Health authorities are worried that an outbreak of chikungunya in the region could escalate into a full blown epidemic.

    The alarm has been raised at the World Health Organisation, after the first case of the insect borne virus to be detected in the Pacific was confirmed in New Caledonia...

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    Re: Chikungunya case in New Caledonia

    Source: http://www.rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read&id=59578

    New Caledonia fights chikungunya outbreak

    Posted at 01:39 on 25 March, 2011 UTC

    Health authorities in New Caledonia have called for tougher measures to try to contain the spread of the mosquito-borne disease, chikungunya.

    A first case was detected nearly a month ago in a person arriving from Indonesia but now five more people have been diagnosed in a Noumea neighbourhood...

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      Re: 2011 Chikungunya cases in New Caledonia

      Source: http://www.radioaustralianews.net.au...32.htm?desktop

      New Caledonia tackles chikungunya outbreak
      Created: Wed, 25 May 2011 07:21:17 GMT-0400
      Last Updated: Wed, 25 May 2011 14:54:00 +1000

      New Caledonia has stepped up measures to stop the spread of the mosquito-borne disease chikungunya.

      Around 26 cases have been reported, mostly in and around the capital, Noumea...

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      Source: http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/pac...5/s3226128.htm

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