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Dr. Martin Urges no Panic in Flu Case

AS medical officials in the United States continue to grapple with the deadly flu epidemic, former Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Patrick Martin has urged citizens and residents in St. Kitts and Nevis not to panic.
Reports out of the United States indicate that over 30 people, including children have died as a result of contracting the flu.Speaking with the media recently, Dr. Martin explained that because people of the Caribbean live in the warm climate, they would not be as hard hit.
According to the MD, the flu becomes rampant when the place is cold, wet and people are indoors, and there is no air – as in the case of the United States.He added that it is also rampant when people are not eating fresh fruits and vegetables.


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