Ministry Of Health Tackles The Aedes Agyepti Mosquito Vector And The Zika Virus

The Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment, through its Zika Action Committee, has intensified its targeted approach to effectively tackle the Aedes Agyepti mosquito vector and the Zika Virus.

This follows the first Laboratory confirmation of the Zika virus disease here on Tuesday, February 23. The Ministry says, as part of this approach, three sets of workers were deployed to the Grenadines last weekend, following the case confirmation, to clean, fog and provide the relevant support as needed. Zika specific psychological support services have been activated and can be accessed if needed.

The Ministry says National clean up campaigns have continued throughout the country, organized by community groups in collaboration with the Ministry of Health.