French Quarter:--- Several staff of the French Quarter Primary school have been expressing fears and concerns over the increased amount of cases of tuberculosis (TB). SMN News learnt that several students have been diagnosed with the disease while authorities are doing their best to contain the disease.
Last week, it was reported that there was at least one case of tuberculosis (TB). However, sources close to the school said that there were about 12 to 15 cases reported this week. The source said the DSDS and the Collectivity of St. Martin are fully aware and is involved in the situation.
SMN News also learnt that a meeting will be held on Thursday with the staff and parents concerning the spread of the disease. Personnel of the DSDS said meetings were held last week with the school representatives and Parents Teachers Association.