Tag: Zika

6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 9, 2016

Tufton Under Pressure To Break Down $1b Zika Spend. Public pressure is growing for the Andrew Holness administration to give a breakdown of the more than $1 billion it says has been spent so far on the response to the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 22, 2016

No Saving Probe – Bunting Says He Tried To Rescue Investigation Of Official. Former National Security Minister Peter Bunting has revealed that shortly after taking office in January 2012, he tried to salvage a police investigation that targeted a Jamaican

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Guillain-Barré Syndrome Fact Sheet

There is a new disease on Jamaican borders; Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS). GBS has not had a major impact on Jamaica’s health system but with the rise of the number of confirmed Zika cases, there have been concerns about GBS, which has been linked

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6 Things You Need To Know Today- June 3, 2016

$100m ZIKV Bite – Government Not Sure How Widespread Zika Is, Allocates More Money For Response. Although millions of dollars more is to be spent on the anti-Zika campaign, there is still no clear picture as to how many Jamaicans are

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6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 27, 2016

We Will Rise, Says Wisynco Boss After Massive Warehouse Fire. Wisynco chairman William Mahfood has described yesterday as a “very sad day” for his company, following a massive fire at its Lakes Pen warehouse in St Catherine. However, Mahfood said his entity

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