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Dominica confirms seven Zika cases among pregnant women

ROSEAU, Dominica, Sept 7, CMC – Dominica has confirmed that seven pregnant women had contracted the mosquito-borne Zika virus in addition to two other cases of persons with the Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS), in which a person’s own immune system damages the nerve cells, causing muscle weakness, and sometimes, paralysis.
  • Published in Health

Grenada providing GBS medicine to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Aug 16, CMC – The Grenada government Tuesday said it has been assisting its Caribbean Community (CARICOM) neighbour, St. Vincent and the Grenadines with medication to deal with the Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) that is linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
  • Published in Health
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