Agriculture Ministry PS announces a collaboration with the Ministry of Health to conduct survey on Leptospirosis
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture Harold Guiste has announced that the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of health have initiated a new study, to document statistics about Leptospirosis on island, as this is currently posing a threat to the sector.
Leptospirosis is a disease caused mainly by rodents, and has killed four persons in the past.
Mr. Guiste stressed that the public and the farmers will be educated on the dangers of Leptospirosis, as well as on the preventative measures that can be taken.
Meanwhile, Guiste is advising the general public to be more hygienic, as this is crucial in the fight against Leptospirosis.
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