Jun 20 - Official Press Release - TB

A child attending two nurseries in Gibraltar has been found to have tuberculosis. Although the child is only weakly positive for infectivity, the GHA is offering TB testing as a precautionary measure to all the children with whom the child might have been in close contact. GHA Infection Control Nurses are currently making arrangements to contact the parents and offer skin tests to the children.

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June 20 - Dr Giraldi Inquiry Hearing: Chairman Laments “Intemperate” Social Media Statements By Joanna Hernandez

This morning, at the Coroner’s Court, Sir Jonathan Parker QC opened the first preliminary hearing of the Dr Giraldi Home inquiry of which he is Chairman. The hour-long session covered procedural aspects of the inquiry focussing on case management and the timetabling of the main events leading up to the main hearing which is scheduled for the end of September. The inquiry will include the hearing of oral evidence during open public sessions.

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Jun 20 Drugs Chase at Sea

Royal Gibraltar Police Marine UnitOfficers of the Royal Gibraltar Police’s Marine Unit were in the early hours of Tuesday the 18th of June alerted to the presence of a suspect vessel within BGTW.

The officers deployed in an interceptor vessel with the Gibraltar Defence Police in support. The suspect vessel which was subsequently located about a mile south from Europa Point was identified as a seven metre Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat with two occupants on board. The vessel was seen to be laden with bales suspected to contain Cannabis Resin.

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