It has been reported that Dr. Michael Coombs, Jamaica's Chief Medical Officer, is no longer in the post. Dr. Kevin Harvey, Director of Health Promotion and Protection in the Ministry of Health, is now acting Chief Medical Officer. According to reports, Dr. Coombs has returned to his previous job as Technical Director in the Southern Regional Health Authority. This took effect on Monday. Details on the circumstances which led to Dr. Coombs returning to the Health Authority, a little over a year after being appointed to the top post are not available at this time.