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JAMAICA | US cautions travel to Jamaica due to COVID-19

KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 23, 2020 - Members of the Jamaican tourism industry are concerned over the Level Four COVID-19 risk assessment that has been imposed on Jamaica by the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) despite the fact that the government has redoubled efforts to keep Jamaicans safe.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Tourism

COVID-19 can cause mental illness in 90 days

London, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Some patients infected with Covid-19 can develop mental disorders ranging from panic attacks to dementia within 90 days of being confirmed with SARS-CoV-2, a scientific journal has revealed.

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  • Countries Cuba
  • Published in Health

ANTIGUA | Unilateral approach to COVID in the C’bean sets a dangerous precedent, says Browne

ST. JOHN'S , Antigua, November 13, 2020 - Prime Minister Gaston Browne, has lashed out at Barbados for placing his country into a disadvantageous COVID-19 classification, warning that the COVID-19 risk classification system in the Caribbean is “arbitrary and incredibly flawed.... and sets a very dangerous precedent, which serves no useful purpose.”

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda

JAMAICA | Masks most effective in fighting COVID-19 says medical expert

MONTEGO BAY, November 12, 2020 – One of Jamaica’s foremost medical practitioners Dr. Garth Rattray, has welcomed the recent announcement of a COVID-19 vaccine, however he cautioned that the virus which already has several strains, was likely to mutate annually and like the flu vaccine, a Covid-19 vaccine will have to be taken at least once each year.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

BARBADOS Puts 50 Countries In COVID-19 High Risk Category

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Novermber 3, 2020 - Effective today, Tuesday, November 3, 14 more countries will be added to the list of those deemed high risk for COVID-19 by health authorities in Barbados, bringing the total number in this category to 50.

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  • Countries Barbados
  • Published in Tourism

CARICOM | COVID-19 Community Spread Bursts CARICOM "Travel Bubble"

MONTEGO BAY,  November 3, 2020 - With a continued increase in the number of COVID-19 cases across the Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne says the CARICOM “travel bubble” has burst, putting paid to the efforts by CARICOM tourism officials  to have a more relaxed travel protocol for nationals from across the Region.

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  • Countries CARICOM
  • Published in Tourism
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