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Archives for August 5, 2020

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 5 August 2020 – NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 243 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since it was last reported on Tuesday, 4 August 2020. All were negative.

Genesis wins 4 awards

GENESIS WINS FOUR 2020 RED DOT AWARDS SEOUL, August 5, 2020– Genesis announced that the brand earned four 2020 Red Dot Awards today. The brand was recognized with four awards within the Interface, Retail and Spatial Communication design sub-categories. Interface Design Genesis took home a win in Interface & User Experience Design for its ‘Copper […]

Wash & learn initiative

Wash and Learn Initiative Partner: Libraries Without Borders United States (BSF-US) Context Libraries Without Borders (Bibliothèques Sans Frontières – BSF) is a non-profit organisation committed to increasing access to information for those in need by meeting people where they are—whether in a launderette in the Bronx or a refugee camp in Jordan. BSF-United States (BSF-US) partners […]

Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Tuesday 4-August-2020

Dr. Stuart Weiss, FACEP, FAAP, CBCP August 4, 2020 Today’s topics: Good news for overall US case numbers, RT-PCR as the “gold standard”, when is a positive test not positive? There will NOT be a Friday call this week. Good news for overall US Case Numbers The overall US average new case count for CoViD-19 has been […]

MRCU 5 August Spraying Operations

The Mosquito Research and Control Unit has announced the following aerial and truck operations tonight (Wednesday, 5 August 2020). Operations start at 6p.m. Aerial Spraying South Sound blocks – 6 p.m. West Bay peninsula – 7.15p.m. Fogging Trucks One fogger starting Patrick’s Island dykes, Patrick’s Island up to Omega Bay – 7.15 p.m. One fogger […]

Cayman: Health City to open Camana Bay location

SMB area specialty medical office to support East End tertiary care hospital CAYMAN ISLANDS (August 5, 2020) – High-quality tertiary medical care is coming closer to residents of George Town, the Seven-Mile Beach area and West Bay – as well as international visitors staying in resorts along Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach. Health City Cayman […]

Governor’s Statement on the Domestic Partnership Law (DPL) – “..failure of the L.A. to pass the DPL leaves me, .. and the UK Gov, with no option but to act to uphold the law”

From The CI Governor’s Office “Following the failure of the Legislative Assembly to pass the Domestic Partnership Bill on the 29th July 2020 in to law, I have discussed the legal implications of the decision with the FCO and UK Ministers.  “The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal was clear that Cayman is in breach of the […]

Study: Botox injections may help depression

From Newsmax Botox injections used to fight wrinkles and prevent migraines may also help relieve depression, a new study suggests. Patients who received Botox injections for any of six conditions reported suffering depression 40% to 88% less often when compared to patients who received different treatments for the same conditions. “This finding is exciting because […]

Experts say a COVID-19 vaccine will save lives even if it isn’t 100% effective

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax Vince Lombardi, the great football coach, said: “There’s no such thing as perfection. But in striving for perfection, we can achieve excellence.” This pretty much sums up what experts say should be the aim and goal for the coronavirus vaccine. No vaccines are 100% effective, said Dr. Michael Ryan, executive […]

How faith and religion are helping during pandemic

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax More people than ever are turning to faith and religion during the COVID-19 pandemic, and experts say that’s good for their health. A recent study from the Pew Research Center found that the coronavirus outbreak is “having profound impacts on the personal lives of Americans in a variety of ways.” According […]