Nevis Zika Virus Update For October 2016

The Aedes Aegypti Mosquito Spreads Zika Charlestown, Nevis October 07, 2016 The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), dated October 07, 2016, concerning an update of the Zika Virus Disease on Nevis. Earlier this week, the Ministry of Health on Nevis was informed of the first laboratory confirmed case of …

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Nevis Library Holds Mosquito Awareness Program

Children Learn About Mosquitoes Charlestown, Nevis August 10, 2016 Medical Officer of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Dr. Judy Nisbett, commended the Nevis Public Library for its initiative to educate the youth about mosquitoes and illnesses they carry. She was at the time delivering remarks at the opening ceremony of the Nevis Public Library summer programme held at …

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Nevis Takes Aim At Zika Mosquito

Port Health Officer – Anthony Webbe Charlestown, Nevis March 28, 2016 The Ministry of Health on Nevis launched an awareness campaign, through its Health Promotions Unit, to prevent mosquito breeding and subsequent eradication. The launch took place at a press conference at the Nevis Disaster Management Office (NDMO) at Long Point on March 23, 2016. The Campaign is dubbed Zika …

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No Zika Virus In St. Kitts – Nevis – So Far

Zika Virus Mosquito Transmission Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis February 22, 2016 (SKNIS) Minister of State, Honourable Senator Wendy Phipps, who has responsibility for Health, has confirmed that presently there are no suspected cases or lab confirmed cases of the Zika virus in St. Kitts and Nevis. She said this during a statement in the National Assembly today, (February 19) …

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