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Friday, March 5, 2021

Governor-General Sir S.W. Tapley receives COVID-19 vaccine

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- His Excellency the Governor-General Sir S. W. Tapley Seaton GCMG, CVO, QC, JP, LL.D. was administered with his first dose...

World Obesity Day 2021 creates awareness about obesity, overall health

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- The following is an address by Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) on...

Police hold COVID-19 vaccination sensitisation sessions in all districts

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Police Officers are better informed about the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine now that The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis...

425 persons on Nevis vaccinated against COVID-19 in the first week

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- As of March 3, 425 people on Nevis had received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier...

2,085 people vaccinated; priority group requirement no longer necessary

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- To date, 2,085 persons in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis have received their first dose of the Oxford...

EU’s Slow Vaccine Plan Has Austria, Denmark Joining Israel in Producing...

  VIENNA/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Austria and Denmark, chafing at the slow rollout of COVID-19 vaccines within the European Union, have joined forces with Israel to...

Health Centres offer COVID-19 vaccine on Monday to Friday at 1...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- St. Kitts and Nevis is now offering the Oxford University/AstraZeneca Vaccine at the Newtown, Basseterre, Tabernacle, Sandy Point, Old Road,...

Premier Brantley encourages all Nevisians to be vaccinated against COVID-19

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis – All Nevisians should be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Health in the...

US: New Variants Could Create Fourth Virus Surge

The US could see a "fourth surge" of coronavirus cases fuelled by the spread of variants, a top health official has warned. Dr Rochelle Walensky,...

WHO: Covid Won’t Be Over This Year; China to Vaccinate 40%...

Unrealistic to think pandemic will be over this year, says WHO; China says it aims to vaccinate 40% of its population by June; number...

Health Minister Byron-Nisbett defends Indian company making COVID-19 vaccines

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Federal Minister of Health the Hon. Akilah Byron-Nisbett is assuring the nation that the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine being rolled out...

Don’t wait, vaccinate: 20,000 more COVID-19 doses arrive in the Federation

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Now that the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has secured an additional 20,000 doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford University COVID-19...

Brazilian COVID Variant in UK, J&J Single Dose Approval, Pfizer Vaccine...

The UK  government is facing urgent calls for tougher border measures after officials said they were searching for one of six people infected with...

COVID-19 vaccination rollout: Over 600 persons already vaccinated

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- St. Kitts and Nevis, which aims to have 70 percent of its population vaccinated against COVID-19, is on track to...

International Red Cross helps in the fight against COVID-19

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The International Federation for Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said that the ambulance and passenger bus, which was...

Hospital chief discusses vaccine safety, approval process, importance of vaccination

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Awareness about the safety and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine, the need for persons to get vaccinated, and testing measures...

Coronavirus Latest: J&J Single Shot Vaccine Effective, Biden Lauds 50m Vaccinated,...

Johnson & Johnson's single-dose coronavirus vaccine is effective at preventing moderate and severe cases of COVID-19, according to an analysis of the trial data...

Federation’s COVID-19 vaccinations launch a major milestone

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – February 22 will be remembered as a major milestone in St. Kitts and Nevis’ history in the fight against the...

Global solidarity needed to effectively tackle COVID-19 pandemic

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- With the COVID-19 virus still active, Kaye Bass, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Aviation, has called...

Corona Latest: More Vaccines on the Way, Pfizer Vac 94% Effective

CORONAVIRUS: More help on the vaccine front is on the way. That was the message from vaccine developers on Tuesday as they laid out...

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