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Guyana to supply Trinidad and Tobago with swine-flu drugs

Staff writer |
Guyana’s Health Ministry will supply Trinidad and Tobago with drugs to treat the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu.

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The ministry is acting on a request from Trinidad and Tobago, which faces a shortage of the needed medication.

The Health Ministry announced that it would subject relatives of the man diagnosed with Guyana’s first confirmed case of the H1N1 virus to monitoring for 21 days.

“Thus far, no one (in the patient’s family) has come down with the signs or symptoms of that a statement.

The government said health surveillance has been tightened at Guyana’s main ports of entry: Cheddi Jagan International Airport and Ogle International Airport.

The Health Ministry has advised citizens to abstain from traveling to countries where the H1N1 virus is present, “unless it’s very necessary.”


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