October 23, 2020

Venezuelan crisis bringing back major diseases thought long gone

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By Cathy Burke From Newsmax Contagion from Venezuela’s economic meltdown is literally spreading to neighboring nations — in the form of potentially deadly diseases among millions of refugees, The Wall Street Journal reported. Medical officials in Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela told the news outlet the collapse of Venezuela’s health system has turned the country into an […]

PAHO: Caribbean countries among those with the lowest incidence of TB

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Progress must be accelerated to end tuberculosis in the Americas, says new PAHO report Over a quarter of a million people live with TB in the Region of the Americas and 24,000 died from the disease in 2017. But the downward trend in new cases and deaths must proceed more swiftly to meet elimination targets. Washington, […]

An estimated 50,000 people in the Americas have TB but do not know it – PAHO/WHO

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PAHO/WHO: “Let’s unite to end TB, leaving no one behind” An estimated 50,000 people in the Americas have TB but do not know it. Washington, D.C., March 23, 2017 (PAHO/WHO) — The countries of the Americas have dramatically reduced new cases and deaths from tuberculosis (TB) in the past 25 years. Despite this, nearly 270,000 […]

Tuberculosis at Cayman Islands Hospital

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From Cayman Islands Department of Health Tuberculosis at Hospital The Public Health Department advises the public that four patients are receiving treatment for tuberculosis (TB) at the Cayman Islands Hospital. Since the beginning of 2015 there have been seven cases. Officials are investigating persons with whom patients may have come into contact to determine the […]

New Office 365 OneDrive storage is essentially “unlimited”

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By Tony Bradley From Tech Republic Microsoft bumped the OneDrive cloud storage for all Office 365 accounts to a whopping 1 TB. Microsoft raised the roof on its OneDrive storage this week. The new OneDrive capacities are still limited, but for most Office 365 users, the new OneDrive plans basically amount to unlimited online storage. […]

iNews Briefs

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Cayman Commissioner Baines exonerated from Diamonds International jewelry From RCIPS Thu, May 29, 2014 at 10:21 AM The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (“ODPP”) notified the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service today (Thu May 29) that no criminal conduct was revealed or disciplinary actions warranted against Commissioner David Baines in relation to his […]

iNews Briefs

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Cayman bank refuses to process former FIFA VP’s payments According to a report by the UK’s Daily Telegraph, former FIFA Vice-President, Jack Warner, is alleged to have been personally paid approx. $1.2M by a firm controlled by a former Qatari football official, shortly after the decision to let the country host the 2022 World Cup. […]