ATTENDANCE AT SEVERAL SCHOOLS IMPACTED DUE TO INCREASE IN NUMBER OF STUDENTS HAVING RESPIRATORY ILLNESSES

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Attendance at several schools across the island has been impacted in recent weeks, cheap levitra tablets due to an increase in the number of students falling ill with respiratory and other related conditions.

The Health and Wellness Ministry recently warned of increasing pressure on the nation’s hospitals, due to a large number of children being admitted for respiratory illnesses.

In an effort to address the issue, the Ministry has extended the operating hours at some health facilities and forged an agreement with the University Hospital of the West Indies to treat children 12 years and younger, without cost.

While not all children impacted have been hospitalized, its understood that several school children have been staying away from classes, due to respiratory illnesses.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has also reported an increase in gastroenteritis this year, viagra england compared to the corresponding period last year, with an average of 107 cases for children 5 years and younger, recorded each week.