Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh is assuring the public that newborn babies at the Port of Spain General Hospital are doing well after an outbreak of the Enterobacter virus.
During the weekly Post Cabinet Press Briefing the Minister said there was an outbreak at the neonatal ward. But he said it was not due to a hygiene or sanitization issue.
As the number of confirmed cases of the Zika Virus continues to rise in the world more calls are being made for citizens to stop the spread of mosquitoes.
C News took a visit to the Ministry of Health Insect Vector Control Division in Cunupia to find out what's being done to control mosquitoes in this country.
Is the Caribbean doing enough to address the threat of the Zika Virus?
Marie Hull who has been tracking the virus spoke with the Caribbean Public Health Agency about how the region is dealing with the virus.
With 78 confirmed Zika positive pregnancies in the country there have been concerns over the treatment available to pregnant women who contract the virus.
Professor and Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist at the Mt. Hope Women's Hospital Dr. Bharat Bassaw told Cnews there is a protocol in place at health institutions. Babies born to Zika Positive mothers are also to receive continuous care for at least two years.