KINGSTON, Jamaica: The Opposition Spokesman on Health and Wellness, Member of Parliament Dr Morais Guy, is calling on the Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton, to provide an explanation for the precipitous drop in the number of PCR tests being conducted daily for the coronavirus.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, April 19, 2021 - The Ministry of Health today received an additional 83,000 doses for Sputnik V vaccines out of the 200,000 doses purchased by the Government of Guyana.
Moscow, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Drinking water above 40 degrees in the morning, reducing total caloric content and limiting sweets and fats consumption are strongly recommended to lower cholesterol, Russian Endocrinologist at the Faculty of Fundamental Medicine of Moscow State University and Scientific Director of the Clinic for Systemic Medicine Zujra Pávlova said, while recalling that excess cholesterol can be harmful to health and therefore it is critical to find a balance.
Havana, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) A single dose of Cuba's vaccine candidate Soberana Plus can protect people against Covid-19 reinfection and improve their immune response to variants of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, health authorities announced on Monday.
UNITED NATIONS, April 7, 2021 - The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine could possibly cause rare blood clots in some people but further studies are required to confirm the link, experts with the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
ATLANTA GA, APRIL 6, 2021 - The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), says the application of disinfection to reduce transmission of COVID-19 at home, is not likely to be needed any longer, unless someone in your home is sick or if someone who is positive for COVID-19 has been in your home within the last 24 hours.
WASHINGTON DC, IMF - April 6, 2021 - Intensified action is needed to end the COVID-19 pandemic and prevent long-term economic damage in vulnerable nations. This is the word from Abdolnasser Hemmati, Governor of the Central Bank of Iran and Chair of the Group of Twenty-Four (G-24) nations, which gathered virtually today to coordinate response efforts.
Washington, DC – April 4, 2021: Chairman of the African Caucus, Minister Domitien Ndihokubwayo and the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms. Kristalina Georgieva say Africa remains gripped by the COVID-19 health emergency which has triggered its worst economic shock in decades and has seen millions of people fall into poverty.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, April 3, 2021 - Guyana’s COVID-19 immunisation campaign has been boosted with the arrival of 20,000 doses of the Sputnik V vaccine from Russia.
MARCH 30, 2021 - Cuba is the only country in Latin America and the Caribbean developing COVID-19 vaccines. There has been interest in these vaccines within the Member States of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). In Jamaica, there have been calls for the Government to explore the possibilities with Cuba and it was reported recently that Suriname wants to take a Cuban vaccine.