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V.I. Takes Precautions Against Coronavirus COVID-19

So far there is no sign that the quickly spreading Coronavirus, COVID-19, has reached the Virgin Islands, but Department of Health and other government officials are keeping an eye out for it, and preparing for the worst.
The Aedes aegypti mosquito carries the Zika virus. (Yale University School of Public Health photo)

Dengue’s V.I. Reappearance Makes Mosquito Control Paramount

The V.I. Health Department reported Wednesday a small number of Virgin Islanders have tested positive for the unpleasant, mosquito-borne illness dengue in recent weeks, marking its first lab-confirmed return since 2017.

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