Tag Archives: Dengue Virus

Dengue ~ The Gift that Keeps on Giving

It’s now been over five months since I contracted Dengue Fever. Although I was only really sick for about a week or two, I still a couple of lingering after effects that I thought would like to share. You know, … Continue reading

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Talk Thursday ~ V is for Vaccine

Today, I thought I’d treat you to  a little research on vaccines.  Given that I had Dengue Fever over the Christmas Holidays (a virus), and that I’ve just recovered from a bout of the Flu (a virus) and that there seems … Continue reading

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El Jabón Nuevo

There’s probably more than one or two people who will think I’m off my rocker posting a picture of soap, but let me explain  further. The theme for this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is “New“.  Today, after battling through a … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Dengue This Thursday. Or…Not a Good Diet Plan

Those who’ve been reading from the early days of this blog faithfully (more or less) may have noticed that I haven’t posted anything at all for a few weeks.  Although I did drop off with the amount that I’ve written … Continue reading

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Viruses ~ People Feeling Poorly

Recently there has been a virus spreading in The Republic of Panama and a virus spreading in Alberta, Dengue Fever here and H1N1 Flu in Alberta.  The two situations are eerily similar. Dengue Fever is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes, which … Continue reading

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Why You Should Never Fall Asleep in Your Hammock at Twilight in Panama

I’ve been asked a few times if the mosquitos are bad in Panama.  I can honestly say no, we have not experienced one mosquito bite here.  Some mosquitos in Panama carry the Dengue Virus and the local governments are very … Continue reading

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