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Caution Should Be Paid To The Impending Threat Of The Chikungunya Illness

Vincentians are being urged to take a proactive approach in reducing the mosquito population in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, in light of the impending threat of the Chikungunya illness. Chikungunya is a viral illness transmitted to humans through the bite of a mosquito, with symptoms including fever, headache, tiredness, nausea, vomiting, rash, and muscle… Continue Reading →

The Public Health Department will continue to make daily routine visits throughout the nation to further intensify its inspection services.

As the Christmas Season approaches a high point, the Public Health Department will moving this week to further intensify its inspection services throughout the nation, with particular emphasis on food and meat hygiene and vector control. Public Health Officers will continue to make daily routine visits within Kingstown and its environs, including the ports of… Continue Reading →