Zika update

Date: 
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 00:00

Some five million dollars has been allocated by the Ministry of Health to fight the zika virus.

The Minister announced this and other initiatives at a press conference at his Park Street office today.

Internationally the W-H-O says a test to more easily diagnose the zika virus could be available within weeks and in Venezuela, three persons have died due to complications related to the virus.

Reporter Urvashi Tiwari Roopnarine has more in this report