RCI St. Lucia
posted on June 23, 2017 14:55
The Pan America Health Organization (PAHO) has reported an outbreak of conjunctivitis in five of its member states and is urging countries including St Lucia to increase surveillance to prevent the spread of the disease.
Conjunctivitis is more commonly referred to as “red eye” in St Lucia. According to PAHO outbreaks have been reported in the Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Brazil, Guadeloupe, and Martinique.
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