Dalley Issues Zika Warning

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Health Minister Horace Dalley is warning that the Zika virus is likely to reach Jamaica.

The mosquito borne virus has already been confirmed in the Caribbean.

Minister Dalley was speaking today at the Jamaica Employers Federation breakfast this morning.

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He’s urging Jamaicans to take personal responsibility of their surroundings and ensure that mosquito breeding sites are destroyed.

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Minister Dalley concedes that the Ministry of Health does not have enough resources to assist with vector control.

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