Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
The Government says in the event that there are any deaths related to Ebola in Jamaica, there will be no burials as all corpses will be cremated.
The Nebraska Medical Center said this afternoon that Ashoka Mukpo's blood tested negative for the virus.
The health minister has announced that he will soon name a spokesperson who will be responsible for disseminating information in relation to the country's preparations for any possible ...
Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited has donated a fever scan machine to the Ministry of National Security to aid in the detection of Ebola.
The small- and medium-enterprise sector is reporting millions of dollars in losses arising from the outbreak of the Chikungunya virus.
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