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Health ministry ups monitoring, vector control in flu-affected areas

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2016 | 3:13 PM

The Ministry of Health has increased vector control and fever surveillance in areas where three new cases of the virus have been detected.

The areas are Greater Portmore and Christian Meadows in St Catherine and Lyssons in St Thomas.

Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton on Friday said the public health team is undertaking fever monitoring and contact investigation in the affected communities, as well as public education.