SKN’s populace encouraged to take precaution to protect themselves against Dengue Fever

SKN’s populace encouraged to take precaution to protect themselves against Dengue Fever

 Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Hazel Laws. 

 

She was at the time referring to the Dengue Fever disease and cases throughout the region.

 

St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Antigua & Barbuda and Barbados have reported cases of the Dengue Fever.  

 

Also, during the course of the previous week, St. Kitts and Nevis saw an increase in rainfall. 

 

Dengue Fever is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus.

 

Typically, symptoms begin three to fourteen days after infection. The symptoms may include a high fever, headache, vomiting, muscle and joint pains as well as a characteristic skin rash.  

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