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Judge sides with American Samoa local fisherman over feds
Judge sides with American Samoa local fisherman over fedsPAGO PAGO, American Samoa — A federal judge in Honolulu has ruled that the decision to reduce the area off-limits to large vessels along the coast of American Samoa “is invalid,” clearing the way for exclusive access by local fishermen and small boats.read more
Source: Washington Post
Published on Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:53:00 GMT
This Week in Zika: End Date for Testing in American Samoa
This Week in Zika: End Date for Testing in American SamoaWith local surveillance indicating that Zika virus transmission in American Samoa ended on approximately Oct. 15, 2016, testing for asymptomatic pregnant women should end with those who conceive through April 15, 2017 at the latest, said CDC researchers.read more
Source: MedPage Today
Published on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:48:00 GMT
Establishing a Timeline to Discontinue Routine Testing of Asymptomatic Pregnant Women for Zika Virus Infection — American Samoa, 2016–2017
Establishing a Timeline to Discontinue Routine Testing of Asymptomatic Pregnant Women for Zika Virus Infection — American Samoa, 2016–2017What is already known about this topic? CDC recommends Zika virus testing of asymptomatic pregnant women who live in areas with active Zika virus transmission as part of routine obstetric care during the first and second trimesters. Currently, there are no ...read more
Source: cdc.gov
Published on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:00:00 GMT
American Samoa experience may guide Zika testing in asymptomatic pregnant women
American Samoa experience may guide Zika testing in asymptomatic pregnant womenA recommended timeline in American Samoa for discontinuing Zika virus screening in asymptomatic pregnant women could guide efforts in similarly sized populations, researchers reported. “The surveillance processes outlined and the timeline established for ...read more
Source: Healio
Published on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:58:00 GMT
American Samoa could be a model for responding to Zika outbreaks
American Samoa could be a model for responding to Zika outbreaksSyndromic and enhanced surveillance employed during a Zika outbreak in American Samoa last year is credited for bringing a quick end to ongoing transmission and could be used to predict when ongoing transmission in similarly small populations will end.read more
Source: Clinical Endocrinology News
Published on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:10:00 GMT
The Anti-Vaxxer Illness Plaguing Elementary Schools
The Anti-Vaxxer Illness Plaguing Elementary SchoolsBetween 2013 and 2016, Zika virus caused several more outbreaks in the Pacific island nations of French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Easter Island, Samoa, American Samoa, and the Cook Islands. Because Zika infections appeared to be benign, these outbreaks ...read more
Source: Daily Beast
Published on Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:15:00 GMT
American Samoa Is The Empty Slice Of Bliss You've Been Craving
American Samoa Is The Empty Slice Of Bliss You've Been CravingNo, it's not Hawaii. This is American Samoa, and you've kind of been ignoring it. In American Samoa, you'll find lively tropical villages that together are home to just 55,000 residents. There's a volcanic crater, a 3,000-foot mountain and a rainforest ...read more
Source: The Huffington Post
Published on Fri, 05 Sep 2014 01:00:00 GMT
American Samoa Results Election 2016
American Samoa Results Election 2016American Samoa holds its Democratic caucuses on March 1, 2016 and Republican caucuses on March 22, 2016. 11 delegates are at stake for the Democrats and 9 for the Republicans. American Samoa will not participate in the 2016 general election because it is a ...read more
Source: ABC News
Published on Sun, 28 Feb 2016 20:30:00 GMT
Is the ocean ‘land owned or controlled’ by feds? Antiquities Act lawsuit aims to find out
Is the ocean ‘land owned or controlled’ by feds? Antiquities Act lawsuit aims to find out“Rep. Bishop is extremely well-versed in the Antiquities Act.” Bishop, along with Delegate Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen (R-American Samoa), sent a letter to President Donald Trump on March 7 urging him to remove all marine monument fishing ...read more
Source: paradigmsanddemographics.blogspot.com
Published on Sun, 26 Mar 2017 01:21:00 GMT
Judge backs American Samoa fisherman over feds
Judge backs American Samoa fisherman over fedsPago Pago, American Samoa • A federal judge in Honolulu has ruled that the decision to reduce the area off-limits to large vessels along the coast of American Samoa "is invalid," clearing the way for exclusive access by local fishermen and small boats.read more
Source: Salt Lake Tribune
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:11:00 GMT