Dengue Fever - What You Should Know

 

Dengue Fever is a mosquito borne viral disease The virus responsible for causing dengue, is called dengue virus ( There are four types of DENV viruses, DENV 1 to DENV 4 which makes it possible to be infected with dengue four times.

While many DENV infections produce only mild illness, occasionally severe dengue could occur which has a high risk of death due to its many associated complications.

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The HIV Diagnosis – no longer devastating? - Why you should not fear testing

 

HIV testing is one of the most anxiety inducing medical tests that many persons fear. Fear of the possibility of a positive test result even prevents some persons from testing altogether. This presents the danger of diagnosis at a later stage where physical signs and symptoms of HIV may be present. In Barbados some 39% percent of cases are late stage diagnoses1. Voluntary testing helps undiagnosed persons to get an early diagnosis and start treatment before any symptoms or signs occur.

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Who Needs Insurance?

 

Who needs insurance? We all do!

Insurance isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind when trying to navigate life. Let’s face it; life can be tough and unexpected. We experience wins and losses – financial, property and personal loss to name a few. 

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Driving Safely In The Rain

 

It’s the rainy season! We’ve already been experiencing some bad weather across the region. Below are some tips for driving in the rain as well as some general driving tips to keep us safe while on the road.

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What's Next ?

 

Covid-19 put a halt to some of our plans but we’re all slowly trying to get back on track. What’s Your next step? That’s the question for many of us.

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World Environment Day

 

Understanding the environment and the science behind how living organisms contribute positively or negatively to its health can be intimidating. What we can’t ignore, is the reality of climate change especially in the Caribbean region, with the increased activity during hurricane season. Within the hurricane season itself, if we are not taking care of our environment, we risk flooding at higher rates.

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