Zika virus 2Couva North Constituency, M.P. Ramona Ramdial believes that the Ministry of Health is out of step with the World Health Organization’s guidelines on treating the Zika virus.

The World Health Organization has laid down guidelines on how to treat with the spread of the Zika Virus and other mosquito born viruses.

The Health Ministry has responded to criticisms that it has not been doing all that is necessary to curb the spread of the Zika virus in

light of its recent admission that thousands of people on the island may be infected with the virus.

In a statement it revealed that it has redoubled its Zika fighting efforts.

zika1-637085 (1)However Ramona Ramdial believes it’s time for the Ministry of Health to get in line with WHO standards.

The ministry says the measures now being undertaken are: the enforcement of revised legislation and the imposition of higher penalties.