Flu-Like Outbreak, Not H1N1

Flu-Like Outbreak, Not H1N1

The Ministry of Health is advising that the outbreak of influenza-like illness at the Geriatric Hospital has been caused by "Respiratory Syncytial Virus" (RSV).?? It is the predominant cause of respiratory illnesses in young children and the elderly and is...
H1N1 Campaign On At Dacosta???s Mall March 27

H1N1 Campaign On At Dacosta???s Mall March 27

In an effort to achieve full coverage of persons vaccinated against the Influenza A (H1N1) virus, staff at the Winston Scott Polyclinic will, this Saturday, March 27, conduct an immunisation campaign at DaCosta’s Mall in Broad Street.It will be staged in front...
Flu-Like Outbreak, Not H1N1

At-Risk Groups Urged To Get H1N1 Vaccine

In an effort to have more persons immunised with the Influenza A (H1N1) vaccine, the Ministry of Health has taken a decision to expand the categories, to those persons one year of age and over, with immediate effect. This comes as the Ministry reviews the vaccination...
Flu-Like Outbreak, Not H1N1

Influenza Laboratory Critical To Development

Laboratory strengthening has been considered critical to the development of this island’s capacity to prepare for any pandemic outbreak.This was a key point made by this island’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Joy St. John, and supported by Charg??...
H1N1 Campaign On At Dacosta???s Mall March 27

New Influenza Lab A Watershed In Diagnostic Testing

??Minister of Health, Donville Inniss??"A watershed moment" is how the new laboratory for testing Influenza A (H1N1) has been described by Health Minister, Donville Inniss.His comments came RECENTLYas he addressed the handover ceremony of the Influenza...
H1N1 Campaign On At Dacosta???s Mall March 27

Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccine Now Available

Health Sister, Hazel Buckmire-Austin, administering the H1N1??vaccine to Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Joy St. John(Image: Donnay Deane)The Influenza A (H1N1) vaccine is here.Twenty thousand doses of the Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccine Panenza, procured through a purchasing...

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