The chikungunya outbreak in Jamaica has reached epidemic levels according to the country's health ministry. Branch leader Locksley Robinson says that the virus has begun affecting the branch. Seventeen of the branch’s 54 adults and children have experienced chikungunya-like symptoms. As of October 2, ten have recovered and seven were still suffering. Locksley says,"We thank the community for your concern and especially for your prayers. The Lord is with us and we continue to reach out and care for one another."
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