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Spanish study boosts evidence against herd immunity

By Brian Freeman From Newsmax Growing evidence exists that a herd immunity to COVID-19 is “unachievable,” according to a large-scale study on the coronavirus conducted in Spain, The Lancet medical journal reported on Monday. The research, on a nationwide representative sample of more than 61,000 participants, indicated that 95% of Spain’s population remains susceptible to the virus, with […]

Brain problems linked to even mild virus infections – STUDY

From Newsmax Potentially fatal COVID-19 complications in the brain including delirium, nerve damage and stroke may be more common than initially thought, a team of British-based doctors warned Wednesday. Severe COVID-19 infections are known to put patients at risk of neurological complications, but research led by University College London suggests serious problems can occur even […]

CUPRA’s first all-electric vehicle is born

Launching in 2021 Striking exterior design for the brand’s new model: the CUPRA el-Born Highest quality and sophistication in the interior with a sporty character Performance and dynamics have been a clear focus in the development of the vehicle: 0 to 50km/h in only 2.9s and DCC Sport exclusively developed for the CUPRA el-Born Up […]

World Bank approves US$20 million to support COVID-19 response in Trinidad and Tobago

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2020 – The World Bank approved US$20 million for the Trinidad and Tobago COVID-19 Emergency Response Project to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen national systems for public health preparedness. “This new World Bank project will support Trinidad and Tobago’s response to COVID-19, focusing on the health sector,” said Tahseen Sayed, World Bank Country […]

OECS HIV TB Elimination Project boosts testing for COVID-19

HIV TB Elimination Project (HTEP) repurposes substantial funding for testing for COVID 19 in OECS independent countries. July 8,  2020 – The HIV TB Elimination Project (HTEP) of the Health Unit of the OECS Commission working in collaboration with the OECS Regional Coordinating Mechanism (RCM), secured USD 356,000 from the Global Fund To Fight AIDS, […]

OECS-GIZ Photo Contest Opens!

OECS-German Development Cooperation (GIZ) media release Wednesday, July 8, 2020 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) have partnered to launch a photo contest on Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change (HMCCC).  The general public is invited to register by email through [email protected] for the photography training […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 8 July 2020 – NO NEW Positives

The Medical Officer for Health, Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, reports 310 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since it was last reported. There were no positives.

Different social media platforms every business should consider in 2020

The potential of social media platforms is hard to overlook. You can share your photos and videos, post blogs, stream a video, and more. With such huge benefits provided by the social media platforms, it is evident that you should use one or a couple of these to stay ahead of your competitors in 2020. […]

Angela Merkel participates in the EPP Group meeting in the European Parliament

Angela Merkel participates in the EPP Group meeting in the European Parliament, To view video go to: VIDEO

DVDL offices to re-open on July 13

* DVDL office locations to re-open on Monday, July 13 * Driving tests to commence on July 20 * Members of the public encouraged to continue use of online platforms The Department of Vehicle and Driver’s Licensing (DVDL) advises the public that all its office locations will re-open with normal hours of operation, starting on […]