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The politics behind how governments control coronavirus data

COVID-19 has affected almost every country around the globe. The World Health Organization has confirmed cases in 216 countries and territories, a total that represents more than 85 per cent of 251 entities recognized by the United Nations. Yet each government has responded differently to the coronavirus pandemic — including how data on the disease have been shared with each country’s citizens.

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  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | Crawford bats for small business owners shunned by Gov't

KINGSTON, JAMAICA, June 1, 2020: The People’s National Party’s (PNP) Senator, Mr. Damian Crawford has accused the government of promoting a relief policy which is punishing persons who are engaged in legitimate micro enterprises by denying them assistance during the coronavirus pandemic which is having a devastating impact on our economy.

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  • Countries Jamaica

HEALTH | Could the TB Vaccine, BGC protect us from COVID-19?

As the world’s scientists huddle to speedily develop a vaccine to tackle the COVID-19 strain of the Corona virus that has virtually brought the entire world’s economy to a halt, many are wondering if a common vaccine used for decades in the developing world to protect against tuberculosis could help shield persons from COVID-19.

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  • Countries United_States

CARICOM Committed to Competitive Markets and Consumer Protection

CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana - March 27,2020 - Press Release - The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is an unprecedented challenge for the small economies of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). With Member States closing borders, recommending social distancing and closure of main economic activities such as dining out, “staycations” and other community gatherings, it is fair to say that COVID - 19  has not only impacted the very social fabric of Member States but also commercial and consumer welfare within the Region.

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  • Countries CARICOM
  • Published in CARICOM

An Employees’ Guide to Coronavirus

LONDON, March 2020 - What’s the Coronavirus going to mean for you as an employee? As COVID-19 spreads more widely, the implications of the emerging pandemic are hitting every business, with some workplaces unsure how to adapt.

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  • Countries United_Kingdom
  • Published in Health
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