6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 30, 2014


  1. Chik-V Haven – Seaview Among Areas Hardest Hit By Virus. Violet Thompson was concerned but not particularly worried upon realising her baby grandson had a slight fever yesterday morning… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Church To Flock Parliament For Sex Talk. Christians from across Jamaica are once again being mobilised in a fight against what has been characterised as the sexual immorality bedevilling society… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. JUTC Challenge Gets Green Light. A group of public passenger operators have been given the green light by the Supreme Court to challenge the constitutionality of the decision of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) to commandeer a section of the Mandela Highway… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Clean-Up Pressure Builds On Cash-Strapped NSWMA. The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) says it will cost the agency at least $5 billion to deal with the problem of uncollected garbage and this does not include another significant sum to carry out the proposed national clean-up exercise to tackle chikungunya announced by Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Foods To Boost Your Immune System. Viruses, like the Chikungunya virus are microscopic agents that replicate in the body’s cells and are responsible for a bevy of infections and diseases, including chickenpox, AIDS and the common cold. Although bacterial infections may be treated with antibiotics, viral infections cannot. Instead, viral infections depend on the body’s immune system for relief. Dietary steps can be taken to help prevent or treat many common viral conditions… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Hockey World League Tourney Starts Today At Mona. Action in the Federation of International Hockey (FIH) World League round one qualifying series will begin this morning at the Mona Hockey Field starting at 9 o’clock… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com