Tag Archives: Kevin Harvey

Chik-V Virus Now Present in All 14 JA Parishes

Jamaica’s Ministry of Health confirmed on Friday that all parishes are now being affected by the Chikungunya virus, with increasing numbers being recorded in the western part of the island. There has been a significant decline in new cases in eastern parishes, including St. Thomas, Kingston and St. Andrew as well as St. Catherine, the Ministry reported. In the meantime, ...

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Jamaica on High Alert as Ebola Reaches The US

Jamaica is now on high alert following reports that the deadly Ebola virus has reached the United States of America. The Ministry of Health is stepping up its response, monitoring travel, and is affirming the country’s surveillance system in quickly identifying, isolating, and managing any suspected cases should they reach Jamaica’s shores. “We have been preparing for the possible introduction ...

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No Cases Of The Ebola Virus Reported in Jamaica

Following a brief scare yesterday that someone in Jamaica had been diagnosed with Ebola, the Ministry of Health has come out strongly denying the claim and firmly stated that Jamaica has no case of the deadly disease that is now ravaging parts of Africa. “I want to categorically state that this time we have no suspected case of Ebola in ...

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