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Health Minister: Protect yourself from flood-borne diseases during rainy season

Health Minister: Protect yourself from flood-borne diseases during rainy season

The Health Minister is urging the public to protect themselves from flood borne diseases during the rainy season.

Mr Terrence Deyalsingh says persons should properly dispose of animal carcasses, since there is a risk of contracting leptospirosis.

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The Minister meanwhile says persons can get gastro-intestinal diseases and skin conditions if venturing into floods.

He also warned persons with respiratory ailments to use facemasks after the floods have subsided.

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July 11th, 2018

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