Health officials warn of medications to avoid while treating dengue fever – Barbados Today


People who suspect that they have dengue fever, or have been diagnosed with this mosquito-borne illness have been advised to avoid taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications.  According to Senior Medical Officer of Health in the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Dr. Leslie Rollock, affected persons should not take Brufen, Advil, Aspirin or Whizz because they increase […]
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COVID tests backlog being cleared - Barbados Today

Public health authorities have made “significant progress” in chipping away at the backlog of COVID-19 test results, Prime Minister Mia Mottley declared Wednesday, revealing that she has personally overseen the testing at the Government’s laboratory. The Government had introduced a four-tier priority system to tackle the backlog that in some […]