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Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (left), leads a team from the St. Catherine Health Department on September 26 to distribute brochures on the dengue virus, while on a tour of Spanish Town, in the parish. In an effort to eradicate the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that cause dengue, the Ministry, through the National Health Fund (NHF), has earmarked over $130 million and over 1,000 temporary vector workers to search and destroy mosquito breeding sites across the island as well as to boost public education on the disease.

 

Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (third left), in conversation with a vendor in Spanish Town, St. Catherine, yesterday (September 26), while distributing brochures on the dengue virus. In an effort to eradicate the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that cause dengue, the Ministry, through the National Health Fund (NHF), has earmarked more than $130 million and more than 1,000 temporary vector workers to search and destroy mosquito breeding sites across the island as well as to boost public education on the disease.
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