Acting National Epidemiologist Dr. Shalauddin Ahmed has praised Dominica for its robust monitoring of viral outbreaks.
Speaking at a press conference with Health Minister Dr Kenneth Darroux, Ahmed stated that Dominica has been recognized by PAHO and CARPHA for its surveillance methods, gaining first place over the last few years.
Dr Ahmed went on to confirm the deaths supposedly related to the flu, were indeed sudden, as most of these individuals had no history of flu-like symptoms before their death.
He says however, investigations are ongoing into the cause of those who exhibited flu symptoms, before their deaths.
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