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Gastro cases rising in Barima; situation being monitored – Health Ministry

Despite earlier assurances that the gastroenteritis outbreak at Barima, North West District (NWD) of Guyana was under control, authorities Wednesday said the number of reported cases has risen to 80. However, an 11-month old child remains the only reported death so far. Five days ago on January 8, 2016, the Public Health Ministry has said 60 persons were afflicted by ...

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Gastro outbreak at Baramita kills one

An outbreak of gastroenteritis in the North West District (NWD) community of Baramita has left one person dead and 60 others stricken. The Ministry of Public Health says it is closely monitoring the indigenous community in Region One, after several cases of vomiting and diarrhea were detected in the area where residents are reluctant to use treated water and take the ...

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