Four Swine Flu cases confirmed

first_imgGov’t says surveillance is ongoingHealth authorities in St. Vincent and the Grenadines have reported four confirmed cases of the HINI virus, commonly known as “Swine Flu.”The Ministry of Health said the four cases last month have now fully recovered, and public health surveillance relative to these cases is ongoing.“The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, therefore, urges the entire population to recognize the importance of hand washing as critical to their health and wellness,” said the ministry in a statement. “Hand washing is a relatively cheap and very effective way of reducing the spread of infectious diseases which are caused by organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites such H1N1.”Swine flu is a respiratory disease caused by influenza viruses that infect the respiratory tract of pigs and result in a barking cough, decreased appetite, nasal secretions, and listless behavior. The virus can be transmitted to humans. Symptoms include coughing, nasal secretions, fatigue, and headache.last_img read more

VIDEO: Luis Suarez scores from GOAL-KICK during Uruguay training session

first_imgResumen del fútbol informal celeste de esta mañana que se definió con un gol de arco a arco de @LuisSuarez9. pic.twitter.com/harNJvhIVd— Selección Uruguaya (@Uruguay) November 14, 2016 Luis Suarez is simply a scoring machine – even as a goalkeeper.The Barcelona striker is currently on international duty with Uruguay and fancied donning some gloves during a training session.And after showing his ability between the posts to deny Diego Godin, Suarez decided to take a punt at goal with an ambitious goal kick.But the effort proved too much for his opposite number as the ball sailed in over the goalkeeper’s head.Suarez couldn’t quite believe his luck as he celebrated with his teammates.Watch the Uruguay forward’s long distance strike below… Watch the Uruguay forward’s long distance strike below center_img 1last_img read more