The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has found that the Zika outbreak could cost to Latin America and Caribbean countries USD 18bn by 2018.
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New York.- The Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) on Monday issued a zika virus travel notice for St Kitts and Nevis. The travel notice was issue following reported local mosquito transmission of zika virus infection. Zika virus is primarily spread by mosquitoes. CDC recommends that travelers to St ...
The Costa Rican health authorities renewed a health alert in the in response to a severe respiratory virus that is especially virulent in young children.
"Nothing can be more important today to the resilience of the Caribbean region than the state of public health", James Hospedales, executive director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency.
San Juan.- The Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC) has maintained close contact with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the ground in Puerto Rico to communicate Zika facts to the public.
Castries.- St. Lucia has recorded no confirmed cases of the Zika virus to date, despite several cases reported in the region. But Senior Medical Officer with the Ministry of Health, Wellness, Human Services and Gender Relations, Dr. Sharon Belmar-George, says the country is prepared to respond should the mosquito-borne virus ...