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Bioko

an island in the Gulf of Guinea, off the coast of Cameroon: part of Equatorial Guinea. Capital: Malabo. Area: 2017 sq. km (786 sq. miles)
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Nesting populations: CR: Tortuguero, Costa Rica; MEX: Quintana Roo, Mexico; EcFL: East Central Florida, USA; SUR: Matapica and Galibi, Suriname; CUB: southwest Cuba; SFL: Florida, USA; GB: Poilao, Guinea-Bissau; ASC: Ascension Island; AV: Aves Island, Venezuela; BUC: Buck Island; TRI: Trindade Island, Brazil; RC/FN: Rocas Atoll and Fernando Noronha, Brazil; BIO: Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea; STP: Sao Tome and Principe.
loa are present on Bioko Island, previous loiasis cases were reported only in persons who had been exposed to Chrysops flies on mainland Africa (7).
These surveys evaluate the impact of the project on under-five mortality, the incidence of malaria, the demand for treatment and the economic welfare of the Bioko Island population.
(23) The predominance of US corporations started in 1992, when Walter International, run by a former American ambassador inthe country, discovered the Alba field in front of Bioko Island.
Monkeys in trouble: The rapidly deteriorating conservation status of the monkeys on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea (online).
The capital of the country, with 120,000 people, is located on the north coast of Bioko Island (off the continental mainland in the Gulf of Guinea) and on the rim of a sunken volcano.
Bioko Island is volcanic, with three major peaks of 9,876 feet, 7,416 feet, and 6,885 feet.
SOFITEL Luxury Hotels is opening its second resort in Equatorial Guinea, on Bioko Island in Africa.
It comprises two parts: a Continental Region (Rio Muni), including several small offshore islands like Corisco, Elobey Grande and Elobey Chico, and an insular region containing Annobon island and Bioko island (formerly Fernando Po) where the capital Malabo is situated.
The simian immunodeficiency virus, or SIV, is at least 32,000 to 75,000 years old, and likely much older, according to a genetic analysis of unique SIV strains found in monkeys on Bioko Island, a former peninsula.