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Ramp up mosquito-control efforts
Posted: Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Carpha: Ramp up mosquito-control efforts
Describing the magnitude of the outbreak, Carpha interim director Dr Lisa Indar said: "The region of the Americas has seen a 200-fold increase in suspected dengue cases in the first half of 2024, compared to the same period in 2023. Member states are encouraged to remain vigilant. It is crucial that surveillance, prevention and control measures are boosted to reduce the transmission of arboviruses in the Caribbean."

PM: SSA investigation not compromised statement in parliament was carefully crafted

Woman in ICU infected with dengue after uncle dies from disease
So far, 11 people from the community are suspected to be infected with dengue fever, as the main source of the mosquito infestation comes from the stagnating lagoons in front of their homes.

Insect repellent sales rise amid dengue concerns

Tobago records first quadruple murder
With the death of Jumoke Duncan, Tobago has officially recorded its first quadruple murder.

Duncan was fatally shot on Monday morning in an incident which claimed the lives of Anslem Douglas 56, of Black Rock; Samuel McKain, 56, of Mt Pleasant; and Gregory Hamlet, 53, of Golden Lane.

Tobago Chamber head: Stop blaming Trinidad

CoP: 15 per cent drop in violent crime
COMMISSIONER of Police Erla Harewood-Christopher says there has been a 15 per cent decrease in violent crimes from last year to this year.

She made this statement during a meeting with members of the Parliament's National Security Joint Select Committee at the Red House, Port of Spain on Monday.

MP Ram: Farmers, fishermen should have easier access to guns
In response to the recent surge in violence, Caroni Central Member of Parliament Arnold Ram has called for farmers and fishermen to have better and easier access to Firearm Users' Licences.

Cops: DPP to decide on seizing land in businessman's alleged illegal mining case

Family farm attacked by gunmen
Carlsen Field siege: Son dead, dad critical

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