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Mosquito-spread dengue, chickungunya and now Zika threatens the Caribbean and tourism industry

Monday, November 16th 2015 - 07:22 UTC
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Jamaica's Ministry of Health is urging people to be more vigilant and to clean up their environment and destroy mosquito breeding sites, in light of the announcement by the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) that the Zika virus has been detected in a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) nation. Read full article


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  • Voice

    Aghhh...Paradise..Sun, beaches and...
    ...fever, muscle and joint pain, headache, nausea, eyeball pain, inflammation of the eye, vomiting, diarrhea or abdominal pain, weakness, swelling of the lower limbs and rash consisting of small bumps.
    No thanks....

    Nov 16th, 2015 - 12:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Not forgetting that if you are a westerner and get dengue twice you are at serious risk of DEATH!

    The population and the 'medical' facilities just aren't intelligent enough to work it out for themselves that these illnesses come each season and cleaning the area up last season isn't good enough for this season.

    Not rocket science, is it?

    Nov 16th, 2015 - 06:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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