October 24, 2021

Final report received on Cayman Islands Red Bay Primary School illnesses

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On Monday September 14th, 2015, the Departments of Public Health and Environmental Health completed their final report on the September 2nd, 2015 incident at the Red Bay Primary School (RBPS), where students and members of staff took ill. The report identified 3 possible causes for the outbreak of illness at the school, namely: 1. Toxic […]

Cayman Hazard Management: Change of location for CERT due to School Hall closure

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From┬áHazard Management Cayman Islands Due to recent events at the Red Bay Primary School we have been advised that the Mary Miller Hall has been closed to allow the Dept. of Environmental Health to continue their investigation. As a result, the location for the upcoming meeting to establish a CERT team in the Prospect community […]

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Chikungunya in Latin Caribbean goes over 700,000 as the Dominican Republic nears a half million cases By Robert Herriman From Outbreak News Today The number of autochthonous chikungunya cases in the Latin Caribbean, which includes the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Haiti, Martinique, Puerto Rico and four other countries, has gone over the 700,000 case mark, according […]