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Tag Archives: disease

  1. Bajans must note how Directive (No. 8) takes effect from Monday 12th April 2021

    During yesterday evening’s Press conference, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley inadvertently stated that the new COVID-19 Directive, which further relaxes measures that were implemented to contain the spread of the virus, will take effect from April 11, 2021. Therefore, Barbadians should be aware they should continue to observe all protocols contained in the current Directive […]

    April 9, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. Volunteer Ministers from the Freewinds Mobilize to Train Key Hotel Staff in Cleaning & Sanitisation

    With the intention of making Aruba the safest place on earth the Volunteer Ministers from the Freewinds are training hotel staffs on the most effective cleaning and sanitization materials and techniques to ensure hotels are safe for the staff and visitors. The purpose is to increase tourism and expand the economy of the island. The […]

    March 26, 2021HealthNo comments
  3. THE CONSEQUENCES OF COVID-19 ON THE CURACAO 2021 ELECTION

    In the March 14th Governmental press conference, Dr. Izzy Gerstenbluth; Curacao’s leading epidemiologist for COVID-19 Taskforce, and Eugene Rhuggenaath informed Curacao about some COVID-19 measurements and precautions, as it relates to the topic of the Curacao National Election, slated for March 19th, 2021 from 8am to 8pm at more than 100 voting station. COVID-19 MEASUREMENTS […]

    March 23, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  4. Nevisian Leader encouraging his countrymen to get vaccinated against COVID-19

    Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is advocating that all Nevisians get vaccinated against COVID-19. Speaking at his monthly press conference on February 25, 2021, the Premier said having taken his first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine on February 25, 2021, he wanted to assure the […]

    March 3, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. COVAX Vaccines Allocation from PAHO includes Barbados & Eastern Caribbean

    The COVAX Facility announced its final allocation of COVID-19 vaccines for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean countries, to receive a proportion of 16% to 20% of their population coverage. The countries will receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine which recently was approved for Emergency Use List (EUL) by World Health Organization. The countries were allocated the […]

    March 1, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  6. UWI continues COVID response “UWI CARES” initiative

    The University of the West Indies is providing urgently needed humanitarian relief to suspected victims of human trafficking that combines dried & canned food, basic PPE (mask & and sanitizer), toiletries and infant food in order to support both adults and child victims of human trafficking and to support vulnerable people during the second national […]

    February 27, 2021EducationNo comments
  7. CARICOM Heads of Government to meet this week

    The roll-out of COVID-19 Vaccines will be among major matters for deliberation when CARICOM Heads of Government hold their Thirty-Second Inter-Sessional Meeting, under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago, both today and tomorrow. Access to vaccines is regarded as crucial to curbing the spread of COVID-19 infections in the […]

    February 24, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  8. “Difficult Conversations – Heroes” by Grenville Phillips II

    We have critical questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. We have highly qualified medical professionals who treasure their reputations enough to tell us the truth. We have a Prime Minister who has asked for difficult questions, and instructed our professionals to answer such questions on live TV. What can possibly go wrong? NO ANSWERS. I have […]

    February 18, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  9. Bladder cancer: The common cancer no one talks about

    Bladder cancer is among the most common malignancies, ranking #5 for men and #8 for women. The prevalence of bladder cancer in North America and Europe has entered the 100,000s as the majority of patients with bladder cancer have tumors confined to the surface. Although these tumors rarely metastasize or lead to the death of […]

    February 18, 2021HealthNo comments
  10. Full Latveria in your crutch, no venturing anywhere this weekend, Fri 19th Feb. 7:00 pm until Mon 22nd Feb, 6:00 am

    VIKTOR VON DOOM IS RIGHT, FULL METAL JACKETED FISTS AND EQUALLY NAILED BOOTS – NO COOPERATION? NO MERCY!

    February 17, 2021Breaking News, Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. COVID-19 UPDATE: 126 NEW CASES, 38 RECOVERIES, THREE DEATHS

    There were 126 new positive COVID-19 cases on Monday, February 15. The new cases include results of samples from over a 12-day period, as the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory works to reduce the backlog created by the temporary use of manual extraction in the processing of samples. Three COVID-19 deaths were recorded – a […]

    February 17, 2021Breaking News, Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. 21 fatalities in Barbados from the COVID Pandemic, 79 year old man is latest victim – highlighting necessity of vaccine for Elderly

    Barbados’ death toll from Covid-19 rose to 21 on Thursday with the passing of yet another national. A 79 year old male is the most recent to be felled by the viral illness. The gentleman was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on February 7, from where he was sent to Enmore. Two days later, […]

    February 13, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  13. Two More COVID Fatalities, Barbados’ record reaches 20

    Barbados’ death toll from Covid-19 rose to 20 yesterday as a result of the passing of two more Barbadians. The first death was that of a 53 year-old female with a history of chronic noncommunicable diseases. She died at Harrison Point where she had been a patient for 3 days, following a positive PCR test […]

    February 10, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  14. POSITIVE CASE OF NOVEL CORONAVIRUS AT CITY HOMELESS SHELTER

    On Monday February 8th, the Barbados Alliance to End Homelessness (BAEH) was informed that one of our clients tested positive for COVID-19. The BAEH immediately activated its COVID-19 protocols and closed down the building, in addition to alerting all of the relevant authorities and Ministries who we fall under. The Ministry of Health Team, Dr. […]

    February 10, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  15. Going to Harrison’s Point is NOT a Death Sentence: Confessions of an Asymptomatic

    CAVEAT I have images here which were accumulated while under Isolation, I made sure to include no depiction of Staff nor Patients and thus maintain confidentiality, if there are any objections still? I welcome official images to substitute them with. Please feel free to either contact me or send approved photography at airbourne@bajanreporter.com UNAVOIDABLE EXCLUSIVE? […]

    February 5, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  16. BARBADOS RECORDS 15th FATALITY FROM THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS

    The number of fatalities from Covid-19 in Barbados rose by one today, taking the total number of deaths to 15. The latest person to fall to COVID was a 62 year-old Barbadian male, who had been a patient at the Harrison Point Isolation Facility for the last nine days. The primary objective of the intervention […]

    February 3, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  17. Original Memes – Pause for Humor #2 (Offended? Look Away) February 3, 2021Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Original Memes – Pause For Humor #1 (Offended? Look Away) February 1, 2021Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. UK to help Caribbean in its fight to identify new #COVID19 variants

    The UK will offer its world leading genomics expertise to help identify new variants of the virus that cause COVID-19 in countries in the Caribbean and around the world. The announcement comes as part of a speech delivered by UK Health Secretary, Matt Hancock at Chatham House. As part of the UK’s Presidency of the […]

    January 30, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  20. LETTER TO THE EDITOR: “Thanks Personnel in COVID” by Dr Victor Eastmond

    “After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb” Nelson Mandela Please read and understand the words of Nelson Mandela as we remember the COVID19 hill we recently climbed in 2020. My fear is for the future as we prepare to climb the economic and social hills that […]

    January 15, 2021Editorial, HealthNo comments
  21. Rugby Barbados supports Public Safety Protocols

    The President and Executive Council of the Barbados Rugby Football wish everyone a safe, healthy and prosperous 2021! To this end, there will be no rugby training or matches as per Emergency Management (COVID-19) Protocol (Special Curfew) Directive, 2021, Section 5 b), “No person shall host or attend … a recreational or competitive sporting event.” […]

    January 7, 2021RugbyNo comments
  22. “Brandy & Punanny” is not the Villain nor ‘Patient Zero,’ we have met the Enemy – it is Us!

    “Imagination never lets us take the blame,” Go West – We Close Our Eyes O V E R V I E W The above quote never ceases to fascinate me, not only for having been so guilty myself, but how it is endlessly appropriate – especially now. Seeing how Barbados has just forcibly rejoined with […]

    January 3, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  23. Global Shapers and Crane Resort Support Charity at Christmas

    The Global Shapers – Bridgetown Hub has completed a third food drive on the behalf of the HIV/AIDS Food Bank to assist the charity with needed food supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. On this occasion donations were generously provided by The Crane Resort, the oldest continuously operating hotel in the Caribbean. Curator of […]

    December 25, 2020EventsNo comments
  24. DETECTION OF A SARS-COV-2 VARIANT IN UNITED KINGDOM

    On 14 December 2020, authorities of the United Kingdom (UK) reported that a SARS-CoV-2 variant has been identified through viral genomic sequencing in 1,108 individuals as of 13 December 2020. Given the identified variant strain can be dated back to September 2020 in UK, it is likely this virus is circulating elsewhere. Further studies are […]

    December 24, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  25. Nevisian Leader steering Charlestown toward economic recovery, post COVID-19

    In the face of the COVID-19 global pandemic that has decimated the island’s revenue streams, Premier Mark Brantley’s vision and foresight handling the health and economic crises has ensured Nevis’ survival during this difficult period. “I think this pandemic has tested leaders throughout the world in a very serious way. Nevis is no different” Brantley […]

    December 24, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments