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    ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, Wednesday, November 06, 2013 – GIS: Over the past several weeks Grenada has witnessed an upsurge in the number of influenza type illness especially among children. Numerous cases of adults with flu-like symptoms have also been recorded. Cases of dengue fever were reported by our reference laboratory in Trinidad with the highest number of cases occurring in July of this year. Suspicion surrounding the possibility influenza A H1N1 began to surface following reports of confirmed cases in neighboring St. Vincent, Barbados and Trinidad.

    Seasonal influenza can cause mild to severe illness and at times can lead to death. It is characterized by symptoms such as a sudden high fever, cough (usually dry), headache, muscle and joint pain, severe malaise (feeling unwell), sore throat and runny nose.

    Grenada recorded its first case of H1N1 on Friday November 1, 2013. The confirmed case was reported by the Caribbean epidemiology laboratory based in Trinidad where the sample was analyzed.

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    Re: Grenada records its first case of h1n1

    Source: http://www.caribbean360.com/index.ph...#axzz2mR9XV5Bp


    More cases of A-H1N1 virus recorded in Grenada

    ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Tuesday December 3, 2013, CMC – Less than a month after recording its first case of the A-HINI virus, health authorities in Grenada say the island has now recorded two more positive cases.

    The Ministry of Health said that the two new cases were confirmed by the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)...

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      Re: Grenada records its first case of h1n1

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      Chinese Embassy in Grenada remind Chinese citizens to prevent H1N1 flu

      At 10:34 on December 12, 2013 Source: China News Network    

      BEIJING, Dec. 12, according to Chinese Foreign Ministry Consular Services Embassy news network quoted in Grenada, recently, Grenada consecutive number from people diagnosed with H1N1 flu infection. In view of this, the Chinese Embassy in Grenada remind Chinese citizens in the grid hygiene, avoid contact with pigs and poultry, to strengthen prevention.
        
      H1N1 flu symptoms are: high fever (higher than 37.8 degrees Celsius), headache, generalized muscle pain, joint pain, obvious fatigue, cough, sore throat, stuffy nose, etc. If any of the above symptoms, please seek immediate medical attention. In case of emergency, please contact the Chinese Embassy in the grid. Tel :001 help protect the embassy collar -473-4152770.

      http://www.chinanews.com/hr/2013/12-12/5610688.shtml
      "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
      -Nelson Mandela

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