April 6, 2021

Latin America surpasses 800,000 COVID-19 deaths

By itself, Brazil which is being ravaged by the pandemic, has a total death tally of 332, 752 out of a total of 13,601,000 accumulated cases.
April 5, 2021

Pandemic accentuates need for Caribbean food security

Like many Jamaicans and others, primary school caregiver Jaxine Scott turned one green shoot among some garlic in her fridge to a full backyard garden, cultivating [...]
April 5, 2021

 Health experts say COVID-19 vaccines could limit damage from variants

Yahoo News report that a deadlier variant of coronavirus that originated in the United Kingdom (UK) is reported more in the US now. Despite this new [...]
April 4, 2021

Scientists say our immune system might be developing changing antibodies to fight the COVID-19 variants

According to popular science magazine, Scientific American, new studies done on “the blood of COVID survivors and people who have been vaccinated, immunologists are learning that [...]
April 4, 2021

World Health Organization says ivermectin only to be used to treat COVID-19 within clinical trials

WHO said the recommendation, which applies to patients with COVID-19 of any disease severity, is now part of WHO’s guidelines on COVID-19 treatments.
April 4, 2021

Panama is reviewing Chinese vaccine Sinovac for emergency use

Panama has been the worst hit country in Central America in number of total cases with 356,073 but is second to Guatemala in deaths. Panama has [...]
April 2, 2021

The Ministry of Health and Wellness will post its next COVID-19 report until Tuesday

In the release, the Ministry extended gratitude to the Epidemiology Unit staff for their hard work and dedication to ensure that we obtain COVID-19 data.
April 2, 2021

Minister of Tourism, Anthony Mahler, says 8,000 vaccines for tourism sector should boost industry

Anthony Mahler, Minister of Tourism & Diaspora Relations said the vaccination of tourism workers should help boost the tourism industry.