Given its strategic role as the premier hospital in western Jamaica, the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) is being made ready in earnest to professionally handle any emergency associated with the deadly Ebola virus.
HAVANA, Cuba, Oct 24 (acn) The United States is willing to cooperate with Cuba in the international al struggle against Ebola in Western Africa, as confirmed on Wednesday to EFE by a spokeswoman of the State Department.
KINGSTON, Jamaica Oct 22, 2014 - National Security Minister Peter Bunting, says the country’s maritime surveillance capacity, encompassing monitoring of the country’s territorial waters, will have to be ramped up, as part of the Government’s Ebola preparedness and response mechanism.
CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Monday October 20, 2014 - Health Ministers of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, OECS, have identified Chikungunya and Ebola as the most urgent public health priorities facing the region at this time.
HAVANA, Cuba, October 20, 2014 - Director General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Margaret Chan says any country with an international airport is theoretically at risk of receiving an imported case of Ebola.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, October 17, 2014,– As Caribbean countries continue to put in place measures to deal with a possible outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the region, Jamaica has joined St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and St. Kitts/ Nevis in placing a ban on nationals from Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea entering their countries.