Two pregnant women among 28 confirmed Zika cases

 Zika is a mosquito-borne disease
Zika is a mosquito-borne disease

The number of confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne disease Zika has risen to 28 in Dominica with two pregnant women among them.

On Friday, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. David Johnson, said there were no reported complications with the pregnant women.

“To date we have identified a total of 28 confirmed case of the Zika virus,” he said.

He stated that although the cases are confirmed, it doesn’t mean those affected are sick at this time.

“We take samples and those samples are sent to Trinidad, to the Caribbean Public Health Agency for confirmation,” he explained. “The turn around time is usually around five days to a week but most times by the time we get the result, the persons are in fact asymptomatic. So in fact, all of the persons who I referred too, are asymptomatic at this time, in other words, they are not presenting any signs or symptoms of the Zika virus.”

He stated the two cases involving the pregnant women are of the greatest concern to health officials and they are being monitored.

“We have a complete team of medical personnel, specialists who are monitoring these individuals to ensure that they provide, I should add, psychosocial support to the individuals and bring all of the necessary investigation and monitoring by our experts.”

Dr. Johnson said no complications have been identified in the pregnant women.

“It’s not a one to one ratio that if you have Zika virus and you are pregnant that your baby will born with any sort of malformation,” he remarked.

Dominica confirmed its first case of the disease on March 15, 2016.

Later in March, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States added Dominica to the list of countries that some US citizens were advised to avoid amid the spread of the virus.

On March 30, Tourism Minister, Robert Tonge, has said that he was “not very concerned” about the effect of such an advisory on the local tourism industry.

Four more cases were confirmed on April 15, while on April 21, 18 cases were reported.

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  1. Numerology and What is Behind Zika
    September 22, 2016

    The CMO tells us:-

    a) 28 people were infected with Zika (4×7 is 28)
    b) 2 of the 28 people were pregnant (2-28=26 (2×13 is 26)
    c) On the 7th of September 2016, 7 pregnant women had the virus (7(day)+7(month)+7 (year “16”)=777. By the way, in Latin, September means 7!

    The numbers 13, 7 and multiples thereof have special significance for the satanist illuuminati. These sc**bags work by numbers. It is their code to tell us that they are behind the events.

    God bless!

  2. Jerry Hinksly
    May 27, 2016

    AA Gabriel. You are so smart. Tell me, why when the Zika ‘virus’ has been around since 1947, is a patented virus and can be bought online, don’t you think that there is something strange about its introduction into the Caribbean area in 2016 as an ‘epidemic?

    I suggest you see a doctor immediately for blindness and small head syndrome.

  3. Nonsense
    May 22, 2016

    Robert tongue our brilliant minister of tourism said “he was not very concerned”. Thank you dno for reminding the people of how clueless our ministers are. All I do in Dominica is seat and watch because I know that next year when it is to release the tourism figures , that very same minister will come out and say we saw a decrease in visitors due to the zika virus. Tired fool domininicans but Dominicans are OK in being fooled.

  4. Nice
    May 21, 2016

    Okay, be alarmed! That’s what you want to hear. Hope you all tell better when you’re alarmed!

  5. Dr. John Kemmings, MD
    May 21, 2016

    We had better do exactly what the US wants.

    The Zika virus has been around since 1947. It was developed from the blood culture of monkeys in Uganda (NOT BRAZIL, OR ANYWHERE NEAR BRAZIL). The virus became OWNED by the Rockefeller Foundation who owns its patent:

    The Zika virus can be purchased online for USD599 via ATCC:

    News from the Rockefeller Foundation, the creator of Zika and the owner of its patent:-

    1931- Under the support of the Rockefeller Institute, Dr. Cornelius Rhoads, infected humans with cancer cells. He later went on to establish the US Army Biological Warfare facilities in Maryland and Utah. While there, he conducted radiation experiments on American soldiers and civilian hospital patients.

  6. my business
    May 20, 2016

    But y they aren’t stating where have they found zika

  7. forreal
    May 20, 2016

    only thing that baffles me,is how does a mosquito sustain all these fatal virusis!!! if so the mosquito DNA should be studied,don’t you guys think so?because like daaaaam a mosquito spray we can inhale and it kills the mosquito,and one more thing the virus seem to target more pregnant women all over the world,just an observation,don’t know if I am the only one seeing that.

  8. anonymous2
    May 20, 2016

    The globalists are hitting their target population.

    May 20, 2016

    There is still no need to be alarmed. Tell me .. Is being alarmed going to keep Zika away?

  10. Locs Girl
    May 20, 2016

    Where’s the Health Minister?

  11. May 20, 2016

    These people sicken me.

  12. Possibly Affected
    May 20, 2016

    I have been waiting three weeks for my results; so i don’t know what this usual turn around time of one week that they are speaking of.

    • Jerry Hinksly
      May 27, 2016

      A man went to his doctor complaining about Zika.

      The doctor duly examined him and told him that he had: ‘5’.

      The man said: “5 what?’.

      The doctor responded: “4…………….3………………2………………………..1…..”

      Zika won’t kill you my friend, its all a big put up job to frighten the living daylight out of us.

  13. Geez
    May 20, 2016

    I know I had to change plans to Dominica for a visit as I plan to get pregnant in the next year or so. I think it would be helpful if the gov’t at least stated where these cases were coming from…are they clustered in the country or city…attacking one age group over another. Anything that could lessen the scare in one’s mind (while being accurate) would be helpful.

  14. dissident
    May 20, 2016

    No need for alarm eh Kenneth darroux?
    3 months after record of first case.
    28 cases including 2 pregnant women.
    I wonder how much money has been set aside for this epidemic?

  15. cameron
    May 20, 2016

    Still people no need to be alarmed,by the summer months three quarter of the population will be infected.Skerrit needs not to worry he will be in the US.

  16. Teacher
    May 20, 2016

    “We take samples and those samples are sent to Trinidad” LIE! I suffered from 5 symptoms of the zika virus, (the rash, fever, muscle and joint pain as well as the red eyes and headache!), I was told tht ‘we are no linger taking blood samples to send to be tested so we’re just gonna give you sick leave..

  17. AAGabriel
    May 20, 2016

    That was to be expected. Just Tonge and our Health Minister saw no reason to be alarmed. What more can I say…

    • Carl Von Stein, BSc. (microbiology, UWI)
      May 21, 2016

      There is no reason to be alarmed. the ‘virus’ is nothing to be worried about and the health minister was right.

      As Dr. Kemmings post suggests, Zika is a 100% put up job. It is a hoax designed by the same evil puppets of the US government’s CDC designed to cause maximum disruption to our daily lives, hide the true causes of zika-like symtoms and in general to impoverish an already impoverished Caribbean area, by stifling our tourism.

      Read, learn and be wise:

      • AAGabriel
        May 22, 2016

        You need to see Dr. Benji.

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