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SVG records its first Covid-19 death, 62 new cases

St Vincent and the Grenadines recorded its first COVID-19 death, today, Friday, January 15. “The 49-year-old female with multiple pre-existing conditions, presented to the ...

3 Month Old Among Saint Lucia’s 32 New COVID-19 Cases

Press Release:– Today January 15 , 2021 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of thirty two new cases of COVID -19. This is from a...

PAHO/WHO working with Caribbean Countries to ensure the effective surveillance of the safety of the future COVID-19 Vaccines

PAHO/WHO and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) hosted a webinar titled "Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Surveillance in the Caribbean" in November 2020,...

New Brazil data shows disappointing 50.4% efficacy for China’s CoronaVac vaccine

SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – A coronavirus vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech was just 50.4% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in a Brazilian trial,...

UN: COVID-19 herd immunity unlikely in 2021 despite vaccines

The World Health Organization’s chief scientist warned that even as numerous countries start rolling out vaccination programs to stop COVID-19, herd immunity is highly...

Saint Lucia Announces Another 16 New COVID-19 Cases

Press Release:– Today Monday January 11, 2021 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of sixteen new cases of COVID-19 from a batch of...

SVG confirms 24 new COVID-19 cases, four persons hospitalized

St Vincent and the Grenadines on Sunday confirmed 24 new COVID-19 cases, one of which was imported. The imported case is a non-national who...

Jamaica Recorded One More COVID-19 Fatality, 89 New Cases

Jamaica on Sunday recorded an additional COVID-19 fatality, pushing the tally to 313. The deceased is a 64-year-old female from Kingston & St Andrew. Meanwhile, there...

Africa Surpasses 3 Million COVID Cases; More Than 72,000 Dead

Africa surpassed the milestone of 3 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 today, including more than 72,000 deaths, according to the Africa Centers for Disease...

Saint Lucia Recorded Another 43 New COVID-19 Cases

The Ministry of Health has announced a whopping 43 new cases of COVID-19. It’s the highest number announced on any single day. Chief Medical Officer, Dr....

Jamaica records four COVID-19 deaths, 44 new cases

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's COVID-19 death toll climbed to 311 today after the island recorded four new virus fatalities. According to the Ministry of Health...

Cuba reports 104 pregnant women with Covid-19

Cuba has reported 104 pregnant women infected with Covid-19 since March 2020, the director of Epidemiology at the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP), Dr....

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Man Allegedly Hid 3 Months At Chicago Airport Due To Virus

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Adam Stewart Named Executive Chairman Of Sandals Resorts International

MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA, January 19, 2021 – Sandals Resorts International has announced Adam Stewart’s appointment as the resort company’s Executive Chairman. Stewart becomes just the...

California Halts Moderna Vaccine Injections Due to ‘Unusually High’ Adverse Reactions

California health officials have halted the administration of Moderna mRNA vaccines after an "unusually high number" of adverse reactions were linked to one batch. Dozens...