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Archives for April 23, 2020

CARPHA salutes lab professionals in celebration of Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

Thursday, April 23, 2020 — Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago — In recognition of Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), celebrates and thanks all laboratory professionals for their dedication to providing an essential health care service, especially during this COVID-19 pandemic. Executive Director, CARPHA, Dr. Joy St. John said, “At CARPHA, we have […]

BASF manufactures and donates hand sanitizer to support the fight against COVID-19 in Canada

High-quality sanitizing product manufactured at BASF’s Windsor site to be donated to health care facilities and essential services across Canada In addition, the company is providing other COVID-19 related supplies such as disinfectant, hand soap, masks, gloves or protective suits Globally, BASF Group currently supplies around 175,000 liters of hand sanitizer weekly free of charge […]

US: Will grocery stores ban customers from coming inside?

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax Experts warn that it may be time to close the doors on in-person grocery shopping. As dozens of grocery store workers have died from the coronavirus despite taking precautions, some experts, union leaders, and small grocery owners believe it is too dangerous to have customers browse the aisles, coming into […]

Kia Motors delivers 15,000 medical use face shields to the Georgia Emergency Management Agency

Protective Face Shields Assembled at Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Will Be Distributed to Healthcare Workers Across the State Using CDC social distancing guidelines, a portion of Kia’s U.S. plant has transformed into a specialty production area Production of personal protection equipment expands Kia’s “Accelerate the Good” efforts to help people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Ohio State clinical test using nitric oxide for virus patients

By Brian Freeman From Newsmax An Ohio State University clinical trial is using nitric oxide in an attempt to help keep coronavirus patients off ventilators, The Columbus Dispatch has reported. Researchers at the university’s Wexner Medical Center are utilizing a portable device to supply inhaled nitric oxide, the first trial in the state that is using such […]

New virus complication, blood clots, is proving fatal

From Newsmax As the novel coronavirus spread through New York City in late March, doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital noticed something strange happening to patients’ blood. Signs of blood thickening and clotting were being detected in different organs by doctors from different specialties. This would turn out to be one of the more alarming ways […]

Why some people get sicker than others with COVID-19

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax The big mystery about COVID-19 is why some people — even young ones — get seriously ill and even die from the virus while others experience much milder symptoms, if any. Statistics from Italy reveal that 43% of people with the virus were symptom-free. Still others feel sick and appear […]

OECS receives additional support from Sagicor to combat the spread of COVID-19

Thursday, April 23, 2020 — Sagicor Life (Eastern Caribbean) Inc. (SLECI) has demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of people in OECS communities by donating US$50,000.00 to the OECS’ COVID-19 Response efforts.  The donation will go directly toward the purchase of COVID-19 test kits to be distributed among Member States.   SLECI was the first regional entity […]

The compounding challenges of climate hazards and COVID-19

By Natalie AmbrosioDirector of Communications From Four Twenty Seven April 22, 2020 – Four Twenty Seven Analysis.  The devastating human health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are exacerbated by climate hazards, which threaten communities around the world. This analysis explores exposure to floods, heat stress, hurricanes and wildfires in U.S. municipalities alongside the impacts […]

Cayman: LA Live on Govt YouTube Channel Today Thu April 23

Proceedings of the LA are live and can be viewed on the Government YouTube Channel at The proceedings are underway.