Tag Archives: Dengue

Mosquito Challenge

Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment, Clayton Burgin, said the Vector Control Unit has adopted a proactive approach to the control of the mosquito population in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. He made the point while responding to a question in Parliament in relation to the Ministry‚Äôs efforts to prevent future outbreaks of dengue… Continue Reading →

Claudette Laidlow-Williams On Chikungunya

Vincentians who intend to travel are being advised to take the necessary precautions to curtail the spread of the chikungunya disease. St. Vincent and the Grenadines is among a growing list of countries in the Eastern Caribbean, with confirmed cases of chikungunya, a virus similar to dengue, transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. Three cases… Continue Reading →