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The Ministry of Health and Wellness has confirmed a fourth case of monkeypox in the country.
The patient is currently isolated at home and health authorities have commenced contract tracing.
“This new case has been classified as locally transmissioned. That is, the patient has had no recent travel history and was not in contact with the three previously announced cases,” said the Health Ministry.
At the same time, the ministry said it will issue a routine weekly update on the state of monkeypox in the country on Mondays via its website and social media platforms.
Other modes of communication will also be utilized as necessary to complement the public education campaign and community engagement activitations, the ministry said.
Dancehall star Capleton was involved in a serious car accident in the community of Llandewey in St Thomas early this morning. The deejay crashed and overturned his black Benz while driving h
Sprinting legend Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will be accorded the Order of Jamaica, the country’s fifth-highest honour, when the awards are handed out on National Heroes Day on Monday, October 17.
Four-term Member of Parliament for St Ann South Eastern, the People’s National Party’s (PNP) Lisa Hanna has announced that she will be leaving representational politics.
Hanna, who is the Oppositio
An Ananda Alert has been activated for 14-year-old K’Issac Chambers of Jerico, Hanover, and Cliffton Boy’s Home, who has been missing since Tuesday, August 9.
He is of dark complexion, slim build a