Can mosquitoes spread the coronavirus?
No. While mosquitoes can spread some diseases, most notably malaria, experts say COVID-19 is not among them. The U.S. Centers for ...
by BUZZ Writer
Aug 25, 2020
Double-whammy: CARPHA warns of mosquito-borne illnesses amid COVID-19
Even in the face of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, wreaking havoc across the region, the Caribbean Public Health Agenc...
May 12, 2020
Massive clean-up exercise to be undertaken in fight against dengue
Work is expected to be carried out to remove and destroy mosquito breeding sites in several communities over a three-day period th...
Jan 16, 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...
by BUZZ Contributor
Dec 24, 2019
Funding being provided by the EU to fight mosquito-borne diseases in the Caribbean
The European Union is providing a grant of Euro 4.1 million (One Euro=US$1.29 cents) to the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health...
Dec 17, 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
‘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
The EEE virus – another lurking danger?
We know the mosquito is one of the deadliest creatures on the planet. The World Health Organization (WHO) says this tiny insect th...
Sep 20, 2019
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