Friday, September 24, 2021

Health

Doctors who abuse sick leave warned, under scrutiny from the government

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The Cabinet was made aware that several workers are abusing the sick-leave provision included in the labour contract under which they are employed; additional...

Dr. Robins says the general public needs more knowledge about vaccines

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Historian and Medical Doctor Radcliffe Robins spoke last night at the United Progressive Party education forum on COVID-19 vaccines. He says while people have more...

PM says multiply active cases by 6, for better picture of COVID situation in...

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PM says active COVID-19 cases more like 6000: https://youtu.be/TFqYTGs2a_k

APUA employee says he will lose his job before taking COVID-19 vaccine

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Antigua Public Utilities Authority Stan Richards says he will lose his job before he take the COVID-19 vaccine. A new government mandate as of September...

VIDEO: Here’s why government’s vaccine mandate won’t apply to healthcare workers, for now

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Employees of the Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre and Community Clinics are exempt from this policy for this period; here's why. https://youtu.be/JYxsO5DptZ0

CABINET approves vaccine mandates for Antigua & Barbuda, says PM

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https://antiguanewsroom.com/breaking-government-announces-sweeping-mandatory-vaccination-measures-in-antigua-and-barbuda/ UPDATE: BROWNE: "Cabinet introduced vaccine mandates today, to protect lives and livelihoods. Pushing for national COVID immunity by year end." More details expected from Cabinet notes tomorrow. EARLIER...

7 new cases of COVID-19

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(Dashboard Update for September 13, 2021)   The most recent report received by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment from the Sir Lester Bird...

Dr. Belizaire: Delta variant — more aggressive, far more contagious

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https://youtu.be/QW7cSK3rLLo The Delta variant causes more infections and spreads faster than early forms of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The Delta variant is more contagious: The...