Weekly Medical Alert 22 – 28 of november week 47 - 2016

Asia & the Pacific New Zealand: Earthquake Health Implications An earthquake of magnitude 7.8 has struck the south island of New Zealand, causing significant damage to some infrastructure and disruption of some services. Details of damage, disruption and casualties are still emerging. Remain alert and follow the advice of the local authorities, including in and around coastal areas.

Mid East & N Africa Saudi Arabia: MERS-CoV Cases of Middle East Respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) continue to be reported across Saudi Arabia. In November, cases have been recorded in Bahrah, Buraidah, Kharj, Najran and Tabuk.

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Femeraid Air Rescue International – Weekly Medical Alert 46

Femeraid Air Rescue International – Weekly Medical Alert 46 Femeraid Air Rescue International Emergency number 244 921548797 Malta / Angola La valleta / Luanda www.femeraid.net Nuno.cosmelli@rescueteam.com 2 Asia & the Pacific India: Increase in mosquito borne diseases Mosquito-borne illnesses continue to be reported across the country, particularly in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).

Diseases reported include chikungunya, dengue and malaria. Many cases go unreported and therefore the actual number of cases is expected to be much higher than the official numbers. These illnesses are spread by mosquito bites. Most have symptoms of fever and aches and may involve a rash. There is no specific treatment for chikungunya and dengue but there is medication available to prevent and to treat malaria.

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Femeraid Air Rescue International – weekly medical alert 44 - 45


Jamaica: Dengue cases rise An increase in dengue cases has been reported. The disease activity is much higher than that observed in 2015. Dengue is consistently present in Jamaica. It is spread by mosquitoes, and is present in both rural and urban areas. Dengue can cause a range of symptoms and has no particular treatment. Some people, especially those who have been infected before, get a more severe form that can lead to fatal complications. Although a vaccine has been developed, it is only available in a small number of countries and is not recommended for travellers. Prevent infection by avoiding mosquito bites....

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Weekly Medical Alert 24 -31 OF OCTOBER WEEK 43 - 2016 Femeraid

Air Rescue International Unit will assess on weekly base all health risk around the World and produced a summarized report for Knights and Dames of Our Sovereign State.

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