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Friday, August 5

Girl, 8, suspected dengue death

Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday: "ONE week after Health Minister Dr Faud Khan announced there was a dengue outbreak in Trincity, there is an unconfirmed report that an eight-year-old girl died of the disease after being discharged from the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, Mt Hope.

It was reported that the girl, Asia Archibald, had symptoms of the illness and was taken to the Arima District Facility, earlier this week, and her relatives were given a referral letter for the Mt Hope complex."