The mosquito-borne Zika virus now confirmed in the Eastern Caribbean in St. Vincent & the Grenadines
St. Vincent and the Grenadines has joined the list of Caribbean countries where the mosquito-borne Zika virus has been confirmed.
Minister of Health Senator Luke Browne made the disclosure in Parliament yesterday evening.
The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) in Trinidad and Tobago confirmed the infection.
Browne, who said the confirmation was received just yesterday, did not provide any details about the individual who had contracted Zika. He said the individual has since fully recovered from the illness.
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