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CHRISTIANSTED — As reported in today’s Zika surveillance report, the Virgin Islands Department of Health confirmed one additional case of Zika on St. Croix and one in St. Thomas. The total confirmed Zika cases is now 16; 14 of which are on St. Croix and two on St. Thomas. “Today’s

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Health Commissioner Michelle Davis said today that The Schneider Regional Medical Center is experiencing a disruption of service due to a main water line break. Late last night a main water line to the hospital burst, causing damage to the basement floor. Although there has been no

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Health is confirming our first Zika case in a pregnant woman residing on the island of St. Croix with no travel history reported.. The patient was 34 weeks pregnant when they were tested for Zika. She has since delivered a healthy baby with

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CHRISTIANSTED — As reported in today’s Zika surveillance report, the Virgin Islands Department of Health confirmed one additional case of Zika on St. Croix, bringing the total to 14 cases. This is not unexpected, and the Department of Health expects that there will continue to be more positive cases in

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CHRISTIANSTED — As of April 5, 2016 the CDC has confirmed one new case of Zika this week, as reported in today’s Zika surveillance report. The total confirmed Zika have increased to 13, 12 of which are on St. Croix and one on St. Thomas. The total confirmed Zika have

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 39-year-old St. Thomas man is the latest person in the territory to be confirmed as having contracted the Zika virus, according to the V.I. Department of Health. Meanwhile, the local health department says that it has 12 confirmed cases of Zika and another 79 suspected cases

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ATLANTA — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded an initial 90-day emergency contract to implement the USVI vector control plan, an important part of the territory’s response to Zika. Vector Disease Control International (VDCI) was selected by CDC as part of a national vector control contract

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CHRISTIANSTED — Virgin Islands Education and Health officials are grappling with sewage problems at two schools on St. Croix that led to earlier dismissals of students this week. The Department of Health said it received telephone calls on  Monday morning, March 6th at about 8:15 a.m. from the Department of Education

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As reported in today’s Zika surveillance report, the Virgin Islands Department of Health confirmed two additional cases of Zika on St. Croix, bringing the total to four cases. “This is not unexpected,” the V.I. Health Department said in a prepared statement. “The Department of Health is sending new samples for

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                   Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands government said today that it has an action plan to prevent the spread of the Zika virus. The Preliminary Action Plan was established this week with the assistance of Health Commissioner nominee,

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