KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 22, 2021 - The Opposition Spokesman on Health and Wellness, Dr Morais Guy, MP, is calling for an urgent investigation into the procurement and distribution of counterfeit 3M-standard Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) by the Ministry of Health. It is determined that this procurement is not of the requisite standard and are classified as fake PPEs by health care workers and professionals.
Havana, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Public Health Minister Jose Angel Portal on Monday thanked the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), on behalf of the Cuban Government, for its cooperation in the fight against Covid-19 .
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major easing of pandemic travel restrictions, the U.S. said Monday it will allow foreigners to fly into the country this fall if they have vaccination proof and a negative COVID-19 test — changes replacing a hodgepodge of rules that had kept out many non-citizens and irritated allies in Europe and beyond where virus cases are lower.
WASHINGTON DC, September 21, 2021 - President of the Pan American Health Organization’s 59th Directing Council, Jamaica's Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton, has lamented the devastating impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 12, 2021 - The Government’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccination Implementation Programme has been endorsed by the Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions (JCTU) and its affiliates.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, September 10, 2021 - Guyana’s Acting Opposition Leader Roysdale Forde, says the country’s health sector is nearing collapse, in a state of crisis and ruin, and underlines the failure of the installed government’s ad hoc plan to combat the spread of COVID and reduce its impact on our population.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 10, 2021 - Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton has confirmed that the new variant B.1.621 – 'Mu' variant of COVID-19 is in Jamaica.
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent and the Grenadines -Sept. 8, 2021 - The Ministry of Health and Wellness in St. Vincent and the Grenadines has confirmed the presence of the mutant SARS CoV-2 virus variant known as B.1.621 – Mu variant.
Havana, Sep 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is advancing by leaps and bounds with its anti-Covid-19 vaccination nationwide to immunize Cuban population amid a complex global health crisis due to the pandemic.
KINGSTON, Jamaica: The Opposition Spokesperson for Labour and Social Security, Senator Dr. Floyd Morris, is calling for national dialogue, in the form of townhalls, with the public on vaccination requirements for employees. Morris makes the call within the context of a third wave of COVID-19 and growing anxiety around the topic of mandatory vaccination for workers.