Chikungunya just a lot of hype, says doctor
17/09/2014 (05:31)

A prominent Jamaican doctor has said that Dengue fever is far more serious than Chickungunya, stating that if he had a choice he would opt to catch Chickungunya.

Dr Winston Dawes, a medical doctor, said hysteria is partly responsible for the way in which the virus is perceived.

He said that given the level of panic ,the Ministry of Health should consider a serious national education programme to inform Jamaicans about the virus...