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Barbuda Covid patient transported to MSJMC

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(Observer) Barbuda’s first Covid-19 patient is currently in Antigua receiving symptomatic treatment, after the district practitioner for Barbuda, Dr Jeremy Deazle, said her condition began...

Foreign Minister sees vaccine hoarding as threat to country’s survival

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(PointeXpress) “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” This quotation from the late American civil rights leader,...

Two additional vaccines primed to be approved for Covax

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Two additional vaccines are close to being approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) for the Covax initiative that is expected to supply Antigua...

PAHO warns against PCR testing requirements

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(Observer) While countries like Antigua and Barbuda grapple with requirements by Canada, the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK) for travelers to present...

Pfizer vaccine may be the first to reach A&B

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(Observer) The Pfizer vaccine appears to be the shot that will be provided through the World Health Organisation’s Covax facility during its initial rollout. Information Minister...

PAHO warns against relaxing Covid-19 protocols

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(Observer) The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is warning Antigua and Barbuda and other countries in the Americas that “if we relax… 2021 may be...

Work ongoing to determine most suitable vaccine for A&B

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(Observer) The feasibility of transporting a preferred Covid-19 vaccine to Antigua – plus storing and distributing it – are some of the factors currently under...

Commuter buses too packed; health official calls on gov’t to provide relief

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(Observer) The nation’s commuter buses are being filled to capacity with passengers, and the government should intervene with gasoline assistance to bus drivers in order...

Doctor predicts there will be socio-economic pressure to take Covid-19 vaccine

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(Observer) While it remains to be seen whether an imminent Covid-19 vaccine will be made mandatory in Antigua and Barbuda and for whom, physician Dr...

Seven new Covid cases

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Seven new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Antigua and Barbuda bringing the number of active cases to 19. The Ministry of Health released...