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Eight district health centres to be designated ‘flu clinics from today

Eight district health centres to be designated ‘flu clinics from today


EIGHT DISTRICT HEALTH CENTRES around the country have been designated ‘flu clinics’ and from today will offer only Covid-19 related services. ...

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Evacuation plan in place

Evacuation plan in place


by LYF COMPTON RESIDENTS OF AREAS earmarked to be evacuated should La Soufriere become explosive have been assured that this will be done in a saf...

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Chief Justice suggests judge-alone criminal trials for specific case types

Chief Justice suggests judge-alone criminal trials for specific case types


THE TIME IS RIPE for Governments, consulting with civil society, to begin discussing judge alone criminal trials for specific case types. Chief Ju...

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Volcanic rock collected for analysis

Volcanic rock collected for analysis


ROCK SAMPLES FROM the growing dome at La Soufriere were collected this weekend, and they will be analysed to better understand how the current eruptio...

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UK provides funding for a helicopter to assist with monitoring La Soufriere

UK provides funding for a helicopter to assist with monitoring La Soufriere


THE CDEMA Coordinating Unit has received funding from the United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (UK FCDO) in the amount of £51...

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SVG may not receive COVID-19 vaccines before June – Gonsalves

SVG may not receive COVID-19 vaccines before June – Gonsalves


IT APPEARS THAT the Covid-19 vaccinations to be provided for 20 per cent of the population through the COVAX facility, may not be available by April a...

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New Covid protocol for release of persons from isolation

New Covid protocol for release of persons from isolation


IN ORDER for a positive COVID-19 case to clear isolation, the person must now have gone 14 days symptom free and return a negative PCR test result. ...

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Air Canada suspends flights to SVG until April

Air Canada suspends flights to SVG until April


FOLLOWING new Covid-19 related restrictions on Canadian travellers that impacted demand, Air Canada has canceled flight operations to several routes ...

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Lockdown not a one size fits all – Professor Robinson

Lockdown not a one size fits all – Professor Robinson


A TOTAL LOCKDOWN of a country during this COVID-19 pandemic may create more problems than it solves. “I think the authorities have to do risk an...

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Cuban science makes significant contributions in battle against COVID-19

Cuban science makes significant contributions in battle against COVID-19


CUBA’S NATIONAL SYSTEM of science, technology and innovation, along with the selfless efforts of doctors, nurses, and health care workers, became t...

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All health districts in SVG affected by Coronavirus

All health districts in SVG affected by Coronavirus


ALTHOUGH THE Pembroke Health District has been identified as having the greatest number of COVID-19 cases, a senior health official has warned that a...

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Friday and Monday declared public health holidays

Friday and Monday declared public health holidays


FRIDAY, JANUARY 22 and Monday, January 25 have been officially declared public holidays. Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves made the announcement l...