October 17, 2021

Health City Cayman Islands acquires Rapid Lateral Flow Test Kits

Self-administered tests provide results within 15 minutes. Will soon be made available to the public. With the Cayman Islands Government indicating that rapid antigen (lateral flow) tests will be approved as part of its strategy for adapting and responding to living with COVID-19 in the community, Health City Cayman Islands has become the first private […]

COVID-19 Update 13 October 2021, 15 NEW Positives, 109,668 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that as of 8am Wednesday, 13 October, there have been 618 PCR tests since the last report on Tuesday, 12 October.  Of these, there is a total of 15 positive tests comprising two positive tests in travellers and 13 positive tests from the community which include eight […]

UWI’S First Global Climate-Smart Institute

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Tuesday, October 12, 2021—The Caribbean now has its own Global Institute for Climate-Smart and Resilient Development resourced by leading experts from The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and backed by high profile regional and international partner institutions—the likes of the United Nations Development Programme, Open Society Foundations and […]

8 most fascinating facts about nursing

What we do know about nursing is that it’s a noble profession requiring a lot of dedication and sacrifice. As patients, we know that the nurses are always there for major as well as minor needs, questions, counsel, and comfort. If you happen to be working in this particular industry, you may be familiar with […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 12 October 2021, 13 NEW Positives, 109,302 vaccinations administered

From Ministry of Health and Wellness  The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that as of 8a.m. Tuesday, 12 October, there have been 486 PCR tests since the last report on Monday, 11 October.  Of these, there is a total of 13 positive tests comprising five positive tests in travellers and eight positive tests […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 11 October 2021, 23 NEW Positives, 108,965 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that as of 8a.m. Monday, 11 October, there have been 1,474 PCR tests since the last report on Friday, 8 October.  Of these, there are a total of 23 positive tests comprising nine travellers and 14 positive tests from the community, which include 10 children.   Both infants […]

Cayman: World Mental Health Day Message

From Minister for Health & Wellness Hon. Sabrina Turner Sunday, 10 October 2021 “There is no health without mental health.” This quote by former United States Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher illustrates for me on this World Mental Health Day the fundamental importance of mental health for each and every one of us. World Mental […]

Kratom leaf vs. powder: What’s the difference?

One way to relish all the benefits of Kratom consumption is by understanding it to the core. Knowing all the facts about it enables you to get the most out of it as far as your overall well-being is concerned.  Another vital fact to understand about Kratom is its existence in different forms and strains. […]

‘Naively ambitious’: How COVAX failed on its promise to vaccinate the world

By Olivia Goldhill — STAT  and Rosa Furneaux — The Bureau of Investigative Journalism round the world this spring, country after country awaited their first Covid-19 vaccine shipments. They’d been promised deliveries by COVAX, the ambitious global collaboration set up to give people in rich and poor nations equitable access to the shots, but now, the vaccines were failing […]

Cayman: Chief Medical Officer’s Statement on COVID-19 Vaccination and Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS)

Grand Cayman, 9 October 2021 Statement from the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Leeon COVID-19 Vaccination and Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) There have been several questions raised regarding a potential link between the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19 disease and the diagnosis of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) in a resident of the Cayman Islands. A number of serious […]