Biotech firm releases thousands of GMO mosquito eggs in Florida
British biotechnology firm, Oxitec, on Saturday released thousands of genetically modified mosquito eggs in Florida. This marks th...
May 02, 2021
Tufton: ‘Please, don’t attack vector-control workers’
As the Government intensifies the drive to reduce the spread of mosquito-borne diseases, Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Chris...
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Jan 17, 2020
St James reports decline in Aedes index
St. James has seen a further decline in its Aedes index, moving from nine per cent in late December to seven per cent as of Januar...
Jan 14, 2020
Massive reduction in Aedes index for St. James
St. James Public Health Services is reporting a more than 60 per cent reduction in the parish’s Aedes index since the start of v...
Dec 24, 2019
Bear with us, Jamaica: Health Minister pleads for patience this festive season amid dengue epidemic
Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton asks for the public’s patience as dengue fever ravages the island. Tufton ...
Dec 08, 2019
Partnerships key to minimising mosquito prevalence
Acting Regional Vector Control Officer at the Western Regional Health Authority, Ryan Morris, says partnerships are needed to mini...
Nov 30, 2019
Jamaica to undertake mosquito sterilisation pilot project
Come next year, the Ministry of Health and Wellness will be embarking on a pilot for the Sterilised Insect Technique (SIT), as par...
Oct 08, 2019
‘Be aware of dengue symptoms’, St. James Medical Officer pleads
Medical Officer of Health for St. James, Dr. Marcia Johnson-Campbell, is encouraging persons to be aware of the symptoms of dengue...
Oct 01, 2019
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