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CARPHA strengthens its COVID-19 testing capacity with Japan donation

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CARPHA has announced that they received twenty-three (23) Viral RNA Test Kits valued at US$43,411. Tatsuo Hirayama, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Trinidad...

No need for a COVID-19 vaccine mandate in St Kitts and Nevis, official says

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The decision to implement a COVID-19 vaccine mandate in St. Kitts and Nevis is not on the table at this time for the government....

Autopsy confirms teen in Guyana did not die from COVID-19 vaccine

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An autopsy conducted on a 13-year-old schoolboy found that he died because of bleeding in his brain, the Ministry of Health said in a...

Boy, 13, dies two hours after 2nd dose Pfizer vaccine in Guyana

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The Ministry of Health in Guyana has confirmed the death of a 13-year-old Moruca boy, two hours after he was administered a second dose...

Guyana government refutes child dies after taking Pfizer vaccine

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Guyana denied social media reports that a child had died after receiving a Pfizer vaccine and denounced those bent on spreading propaganda. In a statement...

Caribbean Chiefs of Defence attend UK Chief of Defence Staff Conference

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Chiefs of Defence from Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, the Dominican Republic, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, along with the UK, gathered...

Moderna crash wipes out $22B in value after Merck’s COVID pill triggers vaccine stock...

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Shares of Covid-19 vaccine makers collapsed Friday morning after pharmaceutical giant Merck announced it would seek regulatory approval for a first-of-its-kind treatment against the...

PAHO says vaccines should not be used as a barrier to travel

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The Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO) on Wednesday said there is no need to impose the need for a second COVID-19 vaccine and would amount...

RALPH: Take the vaccine or resign

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NEWS784: October 15 is the deadline for chairpersons and members of boards of all statutory enterprises, state-owned companies, and public enterprises to take the...

COVID-19 vaccine procurement to ramp up, PAHO Director asserts

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Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Carissa F. Etienne announced today that the organization has entered into an agreement with Sinovac and is in...

Slovenia suspends vaccinations with Johnson & Johnson after woman, 20, died of a brain...

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(AFP)— Slovenia on Wednesday temporarily suspended vaccinations with Johnson & Johnson after a 20-year-old woman died of a brain haemorrhage and blood clots just...

JAMAICA: Digicel issues vaccination mandate to staff

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JAMAICA OBSERVER: On the heels of Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ prediction that mandatory vaccination will become inevitable, one of Jamaica’s largest employers has indicated...

JAMAICA: Anglican Archbishop calls for mandatory vaccination

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Anglican Archbishop of the West Indies, Reverend Howard Gregory, has urged the Government to embrace mandatory vaccination against COVID-19, as part of national interest. The...