Ministry of Health Reveals the Number of Oropouche Infections in Cuba and Warns About the Increase in Dengue Fever

Right now there are 17 viral diseases that plague the Island 14ymedio, Havana, July 5, 2024 — Cuba has registered more than 35,000 cases of Oropouche this year in 13 provinces of the country. The data appears in a table that the Ministry of Health shared –very discreetly and without expressly mentioning the number– in … Continue reading “Ministry of Health Reveals the Number of Oropouche Infections in Cuba and Warns About the Increase in Dengue Fever”

Havana Authorities Speak for the First Time About Oropouche Fever in the Capital

The virus is already spreading in 13 of the 15 Cuban provinces 14ymedio, Havana, 29 June 2024 — The Oropouche virus has spread throughout Cuba, fed by the poor hygiene of some neighborhoods, the accumulation of stagnant water due to the rainy season, and the constant blackouts. The authorities have accepted its presence in 13 … Continue reading “Havana Authorities Speak for the First Time About Oropouche Fever in the Capital”

Cuban Health Authorities Say Oropouche Fever Now Affects Nine Provinces

The garbage and stagnant water favor the proliferation of the culex mosquito, which transmits the disease 14ymedio, Havana, June 25, 2024 — In a statement issued on Monday, the Ministry of Public Health reported cases of Oropouche Fever in 23 municipalities in nine provinces: Matanzas, Mayabeque, Villa Clara, Sancti Spíritus, Ciego de Ávila, Holguín, Guantánamo, … Continue reading “Cuban Health Authorities Say Oropouche Fever Now Affects Nine Provinces”

The Epidemiological Crisis of Oropouche Fever Worsens in Santiago de Cuba

The Ministry of Public Health has been cautious in offering the number of confirmed cases throughout the country 14ymedio, Havana, 9 June 2024 — Numerous complaints on social networks from Santiago de Cuba address the havoc caused by the Oropouche fever epidemic that the region is suffering. The reports speak of undiagnosed cases, outbreaks of … Continue reading “The Epidemiological Crisis of Oropouche Fever Worsens in Santiago de Cuba”

Cuba Admits the Presence of Oropouche Fever in Santiago De Cuba

The Ministry of Public Health issues a statement after numerous complaints from Santiago de Cuba 14ymedio, Madrid, 27 May 2024 — After numerous complaints on social networks from the east of Cuba, the Ministry of Public Health admitted the presence on the Island of Oropouche fever. In a statement issued on Monday, it reports the … Continue reading “Cuba Admits the Presence of Oropouche Fever in Santiago De Cuba”

Havana’s Famous Sloppy Joe’s Bar Falls Victim to Government Apathy

14ymedio, Juan Diego Rodríguez/Juan Izquierdo, Havana, 6 July 2024 — Sloppy Joe’s Bar, an alcoholic refuge for the likes of Ernest Hemingway and Errol Flynn, used to be one of the culinary temples of Havana but has fallen victim to state apathy. A shortage of bread and other products is impacting its quality of service … Continue reading “Havana’s Famous Sloppy Joe’s Bar Falls Victim to Government Apathy”

With a House Full of Garbage in the Heart of the Capital, Havana Breaks Records for Unhealthiness

In Old Havana, on the corner of Aponte and Gloria, a building in ruins was the living image of the pestilence 14ymedio, Juan Diego Rodríguez, Havana, 10 June 2024 — The stench was persistent throughout the capital this Monday. The day dawned cool and threatened rain from early on, but the air, instead of cleaning … Continue reading “With a House Full of Garbage in the Heart of the Capital, Havana Breaks Records for Unhealthiness”