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Chikungunya: we were warned

Published:Monday | November 3, 2014 | 12:00 AM
Dr Michael Abrahams

Chikungunya:

we were warned

In May 28-30, 2012, a Chikungunya Caribbean subregional meeting was held at The Jamaica Pegasus in Kingston. The objective of the workshop was stated to be "to raise the capacity of Caribbean countries' health systems for the timely identification of chikungunya outbreaks in the context of other epidemic prone diseases, such as dengue".

So, what the hell went wrong?

Find out more right now in Michael Abrahams' online column at www.jamaica-gleaner.com.