KINGSTON, Jamaica††—†Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Christopher Tufton, today informed the House of Representatives of verbal attacks on the country's health care workers.
New data reassuring for COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy
UNITED STATES (AP)— One of the largest reports on COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy bolsters evidence that it is safe although the authors say more comprehensive research is needed.
PAHO director says misinformation fuelling COVID vaccine hesitancy
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC)— The director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr Carissa Etienne Wednesday said that misinformation is one of the most serious threats to public health, and it is most damaging when it fuels vaccine hesitancy.
UNITED STATES (AP)— One of the largest reports on COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy bolsters evidence that it is safe although the authors say more comprehensive research is needed.More
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC)— The director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr Carissa Etienne Wednesday said that misinformation is one of the most serious threats to public health, and it is most damaging when it fuels vaccine hesitancy.More
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC)— Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, Wednesday, defended the decision to increase the restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) saying he trusts the population “will see the need for these actions and...More
UNITED STATES (AP) — The Baltimore factory contracted to make Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine was dirty, didn't follow proper manufacturing procedures and had poorly trained staff, resulting in contamination of material that was going to be put in the shots, US regulators said...More
AS the debate continues over the decision by some employers to demand that employees take the COVID-19 vaccine in order to keep their jobs, a local attorney is warning that criminal action could be taken against the heads of these entities.More
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC)— The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) says it is collaborating with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to build capacity to respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.More
KASSANDRA Smith of Coleyville, Manchester, is a blind woman who felt the sting of the novel coronavirus and vows, “I would never wish it on my worst enemy.” It's a thought frequently expressed by people who have had one of those excruciating encounters with...More
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Guyana's Minister of Health Dr Frank Anthony has called upon developed countries to make an interim supply of vaccines available to the Caribbean region.More
WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) — Half of all adults in the United States have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the Government announced yesterday, marking another milestone in the nation's largest-ever vaccination campaign but has more work to do to convince sceptical...More
Past students of Tarrant High came to the school's aid last week by presenting 35 tablet computers for the benefit of students who are now engaged in online classes due to the suspension of face-to-face learning as the Government tries to stem the spread of the novel...More