Health ministry: No dengue outbreak
Livern Barrett, Gleaner Writer
Jamaican health officials have warned that there has been a spike in dengue fever cases, but says it is not at the level of an outbreak.
Director of Emergency Services in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Marion Bullock-Duccase, said several cases have been reported in Kingston and St. Andrew and two other parishes, but adds this is not unusual at this time of the year.
However, Speaking at a post Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House this morning, Bullock-Ducasse said the Ministry of Health is monitoring the situation closely.
In the meantime, she said there have been 10 reported cases of leptospirosis up to April this year.