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

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 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.