Cholera in Cuba
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Cuba: Co-op growth slows

Cuba: Co-op growth slows Article by Anca Voinea 12 February 2016 As Cuba continues its efforts to open to more trade, the number of new co-ops being set up has decreased. According to figures released by the country’s National Statistics Office, only 22 new co-operatives were created last year in sectors other than agriculture. This […] Continue reading

Epidemiological Nightmare In Santiago De Cuba

Epidemiological Nightmare In Santiago De Cuba / 14ymedio Posted on November 3, 2015 The number of cholera cases is information that hospitals and polyclinics guard as a great secret. 14ymedio, Santiago de Cuba, 3 November 2015 — The city of Santiago de Cuba is experiencing an epidemiological nightmare right now with spread across the area […] Continue reading

Cuba, A Country Without Thermometers

Cuba, A Country Without Thermometers / 14ymedio, Luz Escobar Posted on October 25, 2015 14ymedio, Luz Escobar, 25 October 2015 – There are few grandmothers left who simply put their hand on a grandchild’s forehead to find out if he or she has a fever. With the widespread availability of body temperature thermometers in the […] Continue reading

Alarming And Strange Increase In Illness Among Cuban Colleagues In Venezuela

Alarming And Strange Increase In Illness Among Cuban Colleagues In Venezuela / Juan Juan Almeida Posted on August 15, 2015 Juan Juan Almeida, 11 August 2015 — The suspicious increase in certain inopportune illnesses is now the most sensitive factor for the normal development of the Cuban medical mission in Venezuela. During the present year, […] Continue reading

Medical Impotence

Cuba: Medical Impotence / Cubanet, Miriam Celaya Posted on February 25, 2015 While the government exports thousands of doctors, old diseases are coming back, such as dengue fever, tuberculosis, whooping cough, chikungunya, and cholera, and new exotic diseases are appearing that had never before been seen on the Island. Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 18 February […] Continue reading

What Happens If Ebola Comes To Cuba?

What Happens If Ebola Comes To Cuba? / Jeovany Jimenez Vega Posted on October 17, 2014 By Jeovany Jimenez Vega The Ebola outbreak on the world epidemiological scene will obviously involve a huge challenge for every country that is reached by the current epidemic, already registered as the greatest in history and that in recent […] Continue reading

Blessed be filtered water

Blessed be filtered water / 14ymedio, Elvira Fernandez Posted on October 5, 2014 14ymedio, Ciego de Avila, Elvira Fernandez, 26 September 2014 – “This water will satisfy you for today. Jesus will satisfy you for eternity, do you accept him?” it reads above the two taps, in one of the most useful and widely appreciated […] Continue reading

Cuban Health Authorities Alert on Increasing Dengue Prevalence

Saturday, August 30, 2014 Cuban Health Authorities Alert on Increasing Dengue Prevalence Havana, Cuba, Aug 30.- The prevalence of Dengue in many countries of the world continues to pose a complex  situation said Cuban health authorities who alerted that the presence on the island of all four Dengue types triggers major concern. The alert was […] Continue reading

Cholera Situation Worsens in Ciego de Avila

Cholera Situation Worsens in Ciego de Avila / 14ymedio Posted on August 15, 2014 14YMEDIO – An increase in the number of patients hospitalized for cholera indicates that the unfortunate epidemiological situation in the province of Ciego de Avila is worsening, causing alarm among the population. After several months of experiencing the illness in this […] Continue reading

Chikungunya outbreak in Cuba

Chikungunya outbreak in Cuba Well, it had to happen. Via Hablemos Press, a dissident news site in Cuba: Brote de fiebre Chikungunya en Cuba. [Outbreak of chikungunya fever in Cuba] Excerpt, with my translation: Médicos del Hospital General Universitario Vladimir Ilich Lenin, ubicado en la oriental provincia de Holguín, informaron sobre la existencia de casos […] Continue reading

Cuba Manipulating Health Care Statistics

Cuba Manipulating Health Care Statistics Experts: Socialist regime trying to enhance its legitimacy BY: Daniel Wiser March 5, 2014 6:04 pm Cuba’s socialist regime continues to engage in widespread manipulation of its health care statistics to enhance its legitimacy abroad, experts say. The issue of Cuba’s health care record came up again recently after Sen. […] Continue reading

They Pick up the Prostitutes but Not the Trash on the Streets of Havana

They Pick up the Prostitutes but Not the Trash on the Streets of Havana / Orlando Freire Santana Posted on September 28, 2013 HAVANA, Cuba, September, www.cubanet.org – At almost the same moment that Mariela Castro declared that Cuba only penalizes pandering, but not prostitution, police officers in uniform and in plainclothes conducted an operation […] Continue reading

Reponsibility is Not Remunerated

Reponsibility is Not Remunerated / Jeovany J. Vega Posted on September 14, 2013 The story circulated recently on the Intranet: a Cuban doctor, a recently graduated anesthesiologist, was sentenced to nothing less than eight years in prison for the sad death of an obstetric patient. I don’t know the anesthesiologist in questions and I’m not […] Continue reading

Cuba’s hard truths exposed

Cuba’s hard truths exposed Lane, Friday, September 13, 1:48 AM Cholera is a potentially fatal, water-borne, gastrointestinal disease usually associated with poverty and inadequate sanitation. Some 600,000 people contracted the disease in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, 8,000 of whom died. It is not the sort of illness that you would expect to find in […] Continue reading

The Story of the Good Pipe

The Story of the Good Pipe* / Fernando Damaso Posted on September 2, 2013 Cuba has serious medical problems at home. There have been cases reported of cholera, tuberculosis and dengue fever — already at epidemic levels — and other illnesses that have not been seen for decades in this country. In towns and cities […] Continue reading

Cuba Covers Up Cholera at Home, Yet Sends Doctors Abroad

Cuba Covers Up Cholera at Home, Yet Sends Doctors Abroad at 10:25 PM Thursday, August 22, 2013 Here’s another one of the absurdities of Castro’s Cuba (and the complicit blindness of its allies): In the last year, the Castro regime has gone out of its way to cover-up a cholera epidemic in Cuba. It even […] Continue reading

PAHO Issues Cholera Update For Haiti, Dominican Republic And Cuba

PAHO Issues Cholera Update For Haiti, Dominican Republic And Cuba The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) recently released an Epidemiological Update for cholera in the Caribbean region, covering Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba. According to the report, in Haiti, since the beginning of the epidemic (October 2010) to epidemiological week (EW) 32 of 2013, […] Continue reading

Cholera in Havana with Fatalities

Cholera in Havana with Fatalities / Dania Virgen Garcia Posted on July 11, 2013 HAVANA, Cuba, 9 July 2013, Dania Virgen García/ www.cubanet.org.- For several days there has been an increase in the cases of cholera in the provinces of Havana and Guantánamo. In Havana, where there are reports of more than 40 children admitted […] Continue reading

Floods wallop western Cuba

Posted on Friday, 06.07.13 Floods wallop western Cuba By Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com Heavy rains in westernmost Cuba from what later became Tropical Storm Andrea have destroyed tons of warehoused tobacco leaves, flooded farms and cut electricity to several parts of Pinar del Rio province, according to official reports. Hardest hit were the municipalities of […] Continue reading

Indalla Is Located in Cuba

Indalla Is Located in Cuba May 27, 2013 Isbel Díaz Torres indallaHAVANA TIMES — Indalla is a shantytown located in the heart of the Cuban capital, whose existence even the president of the municipality where it is situated was unaware of. At the boundary between Havana’s west-laying municipalities of Marianao and La Lisa, this marginal […] Continue reading

Santiago de Cuba: Epidemiological Crisis or Child’s Play

Santiago de Cuba: Epidemiological Crisis or Child's Play November 25, 2012 Janis Hernandez HAVANA TIMES — This morning, from my window I heard a group of young children playing on the sidewalk shouting "cholera's goin' 'round, cholera's goin' 'round… I'm gonna inject you. Better wash your hands." Of course those kids have no real idea […] Continue reading

Cuba: Victories, Cholera and Our Neighbors

Cuba: Victories, Cholera and Our Neighbors October 2, 2012 By Haroldo Dilla Alfonso* HAVANA TIMES — Cuba's leaders like decisive and overwhelming victories, which is what they have proclaimed to the world for five decades. While it's true that they've never been able to overcome economic inefficiencies, they did achieve crushing military victories several times, […] Continue reading

Cuba says cholera outbreak over

Posted on Tuesday, 08.28.12 Cuba says cholera outbreak over By Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com Cuba's Public Health Ministry has announced that an outbreak of cholera has ended and put the final tally at three deaths and 417 cases — an inexplicably higher number of confirmed cases than its last official totals. A ministry statement in […] Continue reading