Grenada’s disease surveillance system on alert for Influenza A (H1N1) virus – also known as swine flu
Grenada’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. George Mitchell says the country’s disease surveillance system is on alert in light of confirmed cases of the Influenza A (H1N1) virus – also known as swine flu – in Trinidad and Tobago.There were 29 confirmed cases of swine flu and three deaths in the twin-island republic up to December 15.
There was also another suspected death over the weekend, according to Trinidad & Tobago media reports, but that has not been confirmed by health authorities.
Mitchell says the ministry has no choice but to keep its response and surveillance systems heightened to protect Grenadian citizens.
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