BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sept 3, CMC – Two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are reporting cases of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) with Jamaica indicating that the number of GBS related deaths now stands at six.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Aug. 26, CMC – Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh has arranged to meet with public health inspectors to underscore the need to enforce regulations related to the fight against the mosquito borne Zika virus.
TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Aug. 24, CMC – The Ministry of health says it is closely monitoring reports of several cases of mosquito related illnesses that fit the profile of the Chikungunya and the Zika Virus.
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.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Aug 10, CMC – Health authorities here have ruled out the mosquito-born Zika virus as being responsible for the seven cases of babies being affected by the Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS).
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Aug 9, CMC – The Barbados health authorities Tuesday said they were investigating the cause of microcephaly in two babies delivered at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) this week.