Roseau, Dominica: Increased cases of leptospirosis outbreak confirms Health Officials

Posted on November 27, 2012 • Filed under: Caribbean, Travel News

Roseau, Dominica (TDN) — Health officials in Dominica have warned of a new outbreak of leptospirosis on the island. They have confirmed five new cases of the disease and are encouraging residents to take action to avert its spread. The latest outbreak comes just one year after a similar outbreak was brought under control. However, it was not before more than fifty persons contracted the disease and there were seven confirmed deaths. Read article

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