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US health agency issues travel notice to Dominica due to Zika Virus

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States has added Dominica to the list of countries that some US citizens are advised to avoid amid the spread of the Zika virus. “CDC is working with other public health […]

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Dominica reports first case of Zika virus

Dominica is reporting its first case of the Zika virus that has been rapidly spreading across the hemisphere. Health Minister Kenneth Darroux says it is a locally transmitted case

Dominica says no to genetically-modified mosquitoes in Zika fight

Minister of Health, Dr Kenneth Darroux is reporting that Dominica will not be engaging in the use of genetically-modified mosquitoes to combat the Aedes Egypti mosquito, the main

Entry of Zika virus into Dominica inevitable Ministry of Health says

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Environment, Helen Royer, has dubbed the Zika virus a “regional and international public health issue,” and has said its entry

Dominica puts measures in place to prevent entry of Zika Virus

With the Zika Virus getting closer to Dominica, the Ministry of Health is putting measures in place to prevent its introduction into the island. Senior Environmental Health Officer, Clara

Warning as Zika Virus is confirmed in Martinique

Environmental Health Officer, Morrison McPherson has warned that Dominica should not wait until the mosquito-borne Zika Virus reaches it shores to take serious precautions. The virus is getting closer

Dominica to host 3rd conference on Aging and Elder Abuse

A conference to discuss issues affecting the elderly will be convened in Dominica from November 30th to December 1st, 2015. The 3rd Caribbean Conference on Ageing, Elder Abuse and

Dominica Council on Aging continues to fight Elder Abuse

Speaking at the recent celebration of the 100th birthday of Josephine Lawrence of Grand Fond, the President of the Dominica Council on Aging, Zetma Toussaint said that abuse

Court grants injunction to stop autopsy of PMH death

Dominica - The High Court has granted an injunction until October 23, 2015, which will prevent an autopsy on the body of Lisa Peter; who supposedly died

RSS Leaves Dominica a month after TS Erika

Minister for National Security, Rayburn Blackmoore has expressed gratitude to the Regional Security System for what he considers to be remarkable assistance to Dominica in the aftermath of

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