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Health economist paints grim outlook without Covid-19 vaccine

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(Observer) Health economist Dr Stanley Lalta has warned that the economy of Antigua and Barbuda and other countries in the region cannot survive for “very...

Two hospitalized with covid-19

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The most recent report received by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment from the Mount St. John’s Medical Center (MSJMC) has revealed...

The age of digitised medical records has come

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(Observer) Work is ongoing to fully digitise the medical records of patients. Information Minister Melford Nicholas said that three IT specialists are currently discussing the matter,...

Mount St John’s Medical Centre (MSJMC) on latest Covid-19 death

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(Observer) Mount St John’s Medical Centre confirms that a healthcare worker has died after contracting Covid-19. The patient, a forty-six (46) year old female hospital employee...

Antigua & Barbuda to get Oxford Vaccine under COVACS arrangement, Pfizer and Moderna not...

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Antigua News Room Cabinet Notes: The Minister of Health gave an update on the successes of Covid-19 treatment in Antigua and Barbuda. The number of active cases...

Public consultation to be held on Covid vaccines

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Antigua Observer by Gemma Handy Thwarting the rhetoric of ardent anti-vaxxers – and boosting local confidence in Covid jabs – is the impetus behind a public...

COVID-19 vaccination will not be mandatory in Antigua and Barbuda

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Antigua Observer Health Minister Sir Molwyn Joseph has insisted that the use of any vaccine to treat the Covid-19 virus will be optional. He gave that...

Two new COVID-19 cases

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Antigua Observer The country has recorded two new cases of Covid-19, bringing the total count for Antigua and Barbuda since the corona virus outbreak to...

Former health official urges caution in facing virus ‘triple threat’

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Antigua Observer  By Orville Williams With the annual ‘flu season’ very much underway and dengue fever a continued threat, residents are being urged to exercise caution...

Health Ministry cautions residents following recall of Metformin and Zantac

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Antigua Observer  Patients in Antigua and Barbuda who are presently taking two medicines that were recently recalled are advised to contact their health care provider. That...