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September 24th, 2016
18 confirmed Zika cases in VI; 36 suspected– Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After an onslaught on the media over reports of Zika virus infections in the Virgin Islands by first term representative Hon Melvin 'Mitch' Turnbull, Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton has announced that there are now 18 reported cases of Zika infections here.

June 15th, 2016
2 new Zika cases recorded in USVI today, bringing count to 26


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - There were two new cases of the Zika virus in the USVI according to the Department of Health and the weekly Zika report, bringing the total count territory-wide to 26. Of the new cases, one was recorded in St. Thomas and the other in St. Croix.

March 2nd, 2016
‘Project Bug Out’ to fight Zika on VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A public/private partnership has been established to chart the path towards mosquito eradication on Virgin Gorda.

February 18th, 2016
Dominica rejects use of genetically modified mosquitoes


ROSEAU, Dominica - Dominica wants no part of the use of genetically modified mosquitoes to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the vector that carries the Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya viruses.


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