Tag: Zika virus

Zika virus is on the rise

Zika virus is on the rise

| January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recently, Zika has been making headlines in various news sources.

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USAG-HI wraps up year providing tons of support

USAG-HI wraps up year providing tons of support

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

2016 began with good financial news and a new state law: Pay raises, though just 1.3 percent, were issued for the federal government – both military and civilian personnel. In Hawaii, the new law changed the smoking age to 21 for tobacco purchase, possession or consummation.

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New Tripler commander gets air time

New Tripler commander gets air time

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Col. Andrew Barr, commander, Tripler Army Medical Center, was hosted, Aug. 30, on the Mike Buck Radio Show, here.

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Zika virus information, protection updated

Zika virus information, protection updated

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

As of Aug.10, there are 69 confirmed Zika virus cases in Military Health System beneficiaries, including 52 service members, nine dependents and eight retirees. There is one confirmed case in a pregnant service member.

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Army researchers testing Zika vaccine

Army researchers testing Zika vaccine

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Doctors at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research who have developed a Zika vaccine that they’ve successfully tested on mice are now testing it on monkeys and hope to begin testing on humans later this year.

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DoD adds funding to enhance Zika surveillance by military labs

DoD adds funding to enhance Zika surveillance by military labs

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Defense Department is providing $1.76 million in extra funding to military laboratories to expand Zika virus surveillance worldwide and assess the virus’s impact on deployed service members’ health and readiness, Navy Cmdr. Franca Jones said in a recent interview.

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News Briefs: May 6, 2016

News Briefs: May 6, 2016

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today Military Spouse Appreciation Day — The “Hawaii Army Weekly” thanks all of the USAG-HI community military spouses for being force multipliers on behalf of their Soldiers. Mahalo!     Flying V — The “One Team” ohana will say a hui kaua to U.S. Army- Pacific’s out-going chief of staff, Maj. Gen. Christopher P. Hughes, […]

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HI extends emergency period to prevent mosquito-borne illnesses

HI extends emergency period to prevent mosquito-borne illnesses

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gov. David Ige signed a supplemental proclamation, Monday, to extend the state’s emergency period for mosquito-borne illnesses, such as dengue fever, Zika virus and chikungunya.

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Do you know what to do about the Zika virus?

Do you know what to do about the Zika virus?

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dr. (Col.) Mark Harris Army News Service Eighty percent of patients with Zika virus never develop symptoms. Twenty percent develop fever, rash, muscle aches and joint pain lasting about one week. More serious complications are very rare. Many fear that Zika infection might be associated with birth defects. More study is needed, but the Centers […]

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