Principal Education Officer (PEO) in the Ministry of Education here on Nevis – Ms. Zahnela Claxton has sought to update the general public in relation to the children or teachers contracting the Influenza.
Influenza (flu) is an acute and very contagious respiratory tract infection caused by influenza type A (H1N1 & H3N2) and type B viruses.
The influenza virus causes mild to very severe illness and at times, can lead to death.
Here is Ms. Claxton:
What would happen if children go to school with Flu symptoms?
The protocols include: the wearing of face masks, social and physical distancing of at least 3-6 feet.
Ms. Claxton added this remark: