Friday, April 3, 2020

How well can cell phones carry COVID-19? Disinfecting may be wise

By Melissa Couto Protective measures against COVID-19 have been preached daily since the onset of the pandemic -- wash your hands, keep your distance, stop...

Time is of the essence: PAHO says countries must act now to slow the...

With many countries of the Americas now reporting community transmission of COVID-19, there is still a short window of time for governments to slow...

4 more cases of COVID-19 confirmed, pushing total to 7

Prime Minister Gaston Browne announced Thursday that the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Antigua and Barbuda is now at seven. The evidence is...

Air Canada reaches agreement with its pilots association allowing it to furlough up to...

Air Canada has reached an agreement with its pilots association that would allow the airline to furlough up to 600 pilots, according to a...

COVID-19: The potential impact for people living with HIV

By Eleanor Frederick, M.Sc. MPH. The emergence of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in Antigua and Barbuda has led many people living with HIV to be...

T&T resident quarantined in St Vincent

A Nigerian-born T&T resident was place under quarantine in St Vincent and the Grenadines shortly after his arrival there from Guyana. Prime Minister Dr Ralph...

BREAKING: WHO declares COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic

The coronavirus outbreak that has infected thousands of people in more than 100 countries is a pandemic, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,...

South Korea seeks murder charges against leaders of secretive church at the centre of...

South Korea sought murder charges against leaders of a secretive church at the heart of its ballooning coronavirus outbreak on Monday as the global...

COVID-19 in 3 Caribbean countries

The COVID-19 virus has breached the Caribbean region with the first reported case confirmed in the Dominican Republic. At the same time confirmed cases were...

CARICOM Heads, Ministers agree on COVID-19 Protocol

A regional protocol establishing minimum standards for dealing with the COVID19 virus was agreed to by CARICOM Heads of Government and Ministers of Health...
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