National Leptospirosis Committee seeking services from expert

first_img Share Mr. Anthony Scotland. Photo credit: GIS NewsA Leptospirosis expert could soon be in Dominica as the fight to eliminate the spread of the disease continues.Head of the Environmental Health Department and the National Leptospirosis Committee Anthony Scotland says the committee is now seeking the services of an expert.Leptospirosis specialist to assist Dominica in reviewing the situation and to chat the way forward.“We met again to review the plan and we decide that there were gaps in education of the disease. The expert will conduct a research on the disease and we will also contact the Pan American Health Organization in that regard,” he said.There are currently over a dozen reported cases of the disease and two confirmed death, since the announcement of the outbreak.Authorities are still awaiting the results of two suspected deaths of the disease.Dominica Vibes News Sharing is caring! Share 22 Views   no discussionscenter_img Share Tweet HealthLifestyleLocalNews National Leptospirosis Committee seeking services from expert by: – May 27, 2011last_img