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WHO Director: 200 Covid-19 Vaccines Being Tested

    AS the 75th General Assembly of the United Nations officially this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) has three messages: Motivation to redouble efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, Preparation for the next pandemic and, Assurance of equitable access to diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines. At a media briefing on the Covid-19 pandemic […]Read More

Most Cases of Covid-19 in The Americas

    THERE have been 27,032,617 confirmed cases of Covid-19, including 881,464 deaths, reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) as at September 7 with the highest number of cases coming from the Americas. WHO reported that to date, the Americas have 14,117,712 confirmed cases. South-East Asia has produced the second highest number with 4,787,009. […]Read More

CARPHA Tests 3,200 Samples in June

    THE Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) Medical Microbiology Laboratory (CMML) has met the turnaround time with 100% compliance for all coronavirus tests for all member states. A media release from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) explained that turnaround time is key to a decision being made at the right time and that […]Read More

Trump Threatens to Pull WHO Funding

  UNITED States President Donald Trump is threating to pull his country’s funding to the World Health Organization (WHO). He has written a letter to the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) outlining a 30-day deadline for the body to commit to “substantive improvements” or risk losing millions and US membership altogether. Addressed to […]Read More

Deyalsingh: Covid-19 Fire Still Rages in TT

THE Covid-19 fire is still raging in Trinidad and Tobago. This was the warning of Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh at the virtual news conference to update the country on the measures used to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic in Trinidad and Tobago. He used a Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and World Health Organization (WHO) […]Read More

Covid-19 Reinfection is a Possibility

  THERE is currently no evidence that people who have recovered from Covid-19 and have antibodies are protected from a second infection. This was echoed in a statement by the World Health Organization (WHO) last week: “As of 24 April 2020, no study has evaluated whether the presence of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) confers immunity […]Read More