One person still warded after AA turbulence experience; Ministry commends health responders

The Ministry of Health is commending staff who responded to those injured after an American Airlines airlines flight experienced severe turbulence last night and also those who responded to the gas leak at Atlantic LNG.

The Ministry has confirmed that two of the three people treated at hospital as a result of the situation at the airport have been discharged while one remains warded.

"The Ministry of Health commends the dedication of members of staff who responded to two separate emergency events, in South and East Trinidad, on Tuesday, August 2, 2017. 

Cancer patients turned away

Chemotherapy sessions at the San Fernando Oncology Centre were cancelled and scores of desperately ill patients were turned away yesterday because the pharmacist who mixes the drugs called in sick.