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Farmworkers, Firefighters, and Flight Attendants Jockey For Vaccine Priority In US.

Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News and Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News December 11, 2020 With front-line health workers and nursing home residents and staff expected...

Bermuda’s Iconic Pink Buses Suspended Indefinitely Due To Sick Employee.

HAMILTON, Bermuda--December 11th, 2020--The Bermuda Department of Public Transportation has informed the public that the public bus service has been suspended by order of...

BVI Now Has Two Covid-19 Cases, Both Yachtsmen.

ROAD TOWN, BVI--December 10th, 2020--Minister for Health and Social Development Carvin Malone has confirmed that there are now two new active cases of COVID-19...

Is Santa Real? You Had Better Believe It, Say Top Immunologists.

Adrianna Rodriguez Grace Hauck (USA TODAY) Santa Claus will be coming to the Caribbean this year. And he's not bringing COVID-19. At least, that's the word...

Guyana Approve Resorts To Reopen For Tourism.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana--December 4th,2020--The Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) has announced that Baganara Island Resort, Hurakabra River Resort, Rock View Lodge, Waikin Ranch and Elite Kayaking...

CARICOM Asks Tough Questions At United Nations.

UNITED NATIONS, New York--December 6th 2020--On December 3rd and 4th, some 155 Presidents and Prime Ministers participated in a Special Session of the United...

Prisoner Deported From UK To Jamaica Tests Postitive For Covid-19.

December 5th,2020--(BBC)--One of the 13 prisoners deported from the UK to Jamaica on Wednesday has tested positive for Covid-19, the Jamaican government has told...

BVI Now On Lowest COVID-19 Travel Risk By The CDC

ROADTOWN, BVI--December 2nd, 2020--The British Virgin Islands is now on level 1, the lowest COVID-19 risk level on the United States Center for Disease...

Barbados Lands Development Bank Loan

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--December 3rd, 2020--The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a US $120 million loan to Barbados to help the country deal with the COVID-19...

1000 Jobs In 1000 Days Compensation Scheme Unrolled In BVI.

ROAD TOWN, BVI--November 30th,2020--The Government of the Virgin Islands is reminding employers to submit detailed information on persons they employed under the 1000 Jobs...

Fear Of Flying In Era Of Covid-19: The Longer The Flight,...

Victoria Knight--KHN News--With the holiday season now underway just as COVID-19 case rates in the US are increasing at a record-breaking pace, leading to...

Vaccine Wars: Here’s How Three American COVID-19 Vaccines Compare.

(VOA)--By Steve Baragona--November 24, 2020 06:49 AM   WASHINGTON - With pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca's announcement Monday that its vaccine successfully prevented coronavirus infection, three candidates appear...

Even Stiffer Penalties Coming For Covid-19 Violators In Jamaica.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--November 23rd,2020--Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says that stiffer penalties are coming for persons, who breach the coronavirus...

Expert Advice On Covid-19: Dr. Fauci’s Hierarchy of Safety During COVID-19

(KHN) Elisabeth Rosenthal--November 19, 2020--As a health journalist, a physician and a former foreign correspondent who lived through SARS in Beijing, I often get...

What Covid-19? Cancun Tourism Booming, And Now Adding Air Links To...

CANCUN, Mexico--November 19th, 2020--Two of the largest tourism destinations in the Caribbean are now connected. In a collaboration between Aeromar and Viajes Libero, non-stop flights are now...

‘Bring It On’: UK Ready To Roll On Pfizer Vaccine As...

The UK Secretary of Health says the UK will be ready to roll on the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine on December 1st. "We're working very closely...

‘Breakthrough Finding’ Reveals Why Certain COVID Patients Die

Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News--November 13, 2020--Dr. Megan Ranney has learned a lot about COVID-19 since she began treating patients with the disease in...

UNICEF And PAHO Launch Joint COVID-19 Vaccine Tender For COVAX.

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON DC, 12 November 2020—UNICEF and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) announced today the launch of a tender inviting all COVID-19 vaccine developers to...

Barbados PCR Testing Game Changer Deal Struck With StageZero Life Sciences.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--November 13th, 2020--The Government of Barbados and the Virginia-based reference laboratory StageZero Life Sciences, have made a landmark agreement, which will offer expedited...

BVI Premier: Expensive, But Better Safe Than Sorry.

ROAD TOWN--November 11th, 2020--The BVI is going high tech in the fight to control Covid-19 once the British Virgin Islands reopen for tourism. Premier and...

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