Jamaica: Child believed to suffer from Dengue Fever, dies

Posted on October 21, 2012 • Filed under: Jamaica, Latin America Health, TRAVEL

The death of a child from what is believed to be dengue fever in a St Catherine community has resulted in an outcry for immediate attention to be given to the mosquito population Dead is seven-year-old Gracie-Ann Harri-son of 60 Old Harbour Road, Spanish Town, St Catherine. Harrison, who was a grade-two student at the Horizon Park Primary School, died on Sunday after being admitted to hospital. Prior to being hospitalised, she was showing signs of contracting dengue fever …. Read Article

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