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Ministry doesn't have a handle on dengue

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:11 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:

The current health minister and his stewards have all appeared to have lost any degree of control of the current dengue crisis.

Now, to be fair, the blame cannot be solely levelled on the Ministry of Health. However, didn't the relevant authorities foresee this coming down the pike? I would have assumed that there would have been measures put in place to begin screening everyone turning up at our medical facilities displaying signs and symptoms.

Second, I believe it is full time that Jamaica more aggressively educate the public on preventing future outbreaks.

MARK FRANCIS

markfrancis4567@gmail.com