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USVI: Possible outbreak of highly contagious eye disease detected in STT

A possible outbreak of the epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) has been identified in the St Thomas district, the US Virgin Islands (U.S.V.I.) Department of Health (D.O.H.) made known late Friday October 14, 2016. D.O.H. said it was notified by a St […]

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USVI small business credit initiative helps provide advanced eye healthcare to the Caribbean

Plessen Eye is a state-of-the-art ophthalmic ambulatory surgical center run by Dr Jan Tawakol and Dr Tasnim Khan, a husband-and-wife team, on the island of St Croix. Although

USVI Governor declares state of emergency in mental health care

A state of emergency in mental health care has been declared by US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp, Government House announced late Friday September 23, 2016. Noting

USVI reports nine new zika cases

The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health (DOH) has reported nine new cases of zika in the territory. According to the weekly surveillance report, the total number

USVI reports three new zika cases

The US Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH) has reported three new cases of zika virus in the territory. According to the weekly surveillance report, there are 29

USVI reports two new cases of zika; St Lucia reports eight total

The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health has reported two new cases of zika in the territory. According to the weekly zika surveillance report, the total number

Three new zika cases reported in US Virgin Islands

The US Virgin Islands Department of Health has reported three new cases of zika virus, with none of the new cases occurring among pregnant women. According to the

Two new zika cases confirmed in USVI

The US Virgin Islands Department of Health on Tuesday confirmed one additional case of the zika virus on St Croix and one in St Thomas. The total confirmed

USVI confirms one new zika case on St Croix

As of Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed one new case of the zika virus on St Croix this week. The total confirmed

USVI department of health confirms first zika case on St Thomas

The US Virgin Islands Department of Health received confirmation over the weekend of a case positive for zika virus in a 39-year-old male on St Thomas. “The department

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