The Ministry of Health responds to allegations that the country is not aware that the H1N1 influenza virus is in Jamaica.
Maggie called him swine flu and said he did not know about any campaign informing the Jamaican about the spread of the H1N1 virus and how to protect him from it.
Health spokeswoman Dr. Deighton Campbell also attacked the ministry for not having been consulted about the H1N1 virus.
But in a statement last night, the Ministry of Health said in a statement issued by Parliament on February 12, Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton said the country is on the alert about the flu.
However, he did not say that every case of the H1
Twitter, Tufton also shared February 28 Jamaica Observer article in which he urged Jamaica to seek early medical advice and avoid confusion of dengue and flu symptoms with "H1N1 being the main flu that is happens around. " The Office of the Health Ministry said that there was no swine flu case in Jamaica
She tried to explain that while the H1N1 virus was here, the swine flu strain was not detected. Dawkins-Wright says the H1N1 strain, currently reported in Jamaica and the swine flu version, has different characteristics but with similar manifestations as breathing complications.
According to the ministry, until yesterday there were three Ate, six confirmed cases and 110 suspects as a result of the H1N1 virus.
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