BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sept 14, CMC – The head of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Dr. James Hosepdales, is predicting “with some degree of certainty” that regional countries will have a dengue type three epidemic to deal with next year.
PARIS: June 24, 2016- European scientists announced Thursday they had found antibodies which attack Zika, a discovery they hope will pave the way for a protective vaccine against the brain-damaging virus.
NEW YORK, December 24, 2014 - The first-ever maps of global vulnerability to dengue, a mosquito-borne tropical virus that produces a painful condition of body joints sometimes referred to as “breakbone fever,” were published today by UN University’s Canadian-based Institute for Water, Environment and Health.
Maybe the country that claims to have the “best healthcare system in the world” can get away with ignoring basic public health strategies that have worked for centuries. Perhaps we can say, “It can’t happen here.”