Jamaican-born Basketball Legend Patrick Ewing Tests Positive for COVID-19

Jamaican-born Basketball Legend Patrick Ewing Tests Positive for COVID-19 Patrick Ewing via Twitter Jamaican-born basketball Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Ewing, the current coach of Georgetown...

Haiti Teaming Up With Canada To Bolster Health System

Haiti Teaming Up With Canada To Bolster Health System Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe BROOKLYN, NY – Haiti is seeking to strengthen its health system by developing enhanced cooperation with Canada. This was one topic discussed...

SEX IN NEW YORK CITY DURING CORONAVIRUS

SEX IN NEW YORK CITY DURING CORONAVIRUS by Dave Rodney, Caribbean Times Writer   The statistics are frightening. In New York City alone, the number of confirmed infections from Coronavirus rose to almost 50,000...

What to do if you are sick with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) 

What to do if you are sick with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)  If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, follow the steps...

CDC Confirms Person-to-Person Spread of New Coronavirus in the United States

CDC Confirms Person-to-Person Spread of New Coronavirus in the United States WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed that the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has spread between...

CARICOM Urges Support For Community-Based Organisations In Fight Against HIV/AIDS The...

CARICOM Urges Support For Community-Based Organisations In Fight Against HIV/AIDS The Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Irwin LaRocque is urging full support for the efforts to sustain community-led organizations which he...

New Project to Detect Sickle Cell in New-Born Babies in OECS

BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Lucia-based Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) said Monday that babies being born in Grenada and Antigua-Barbuda are to benefit from a new sickle cell project...

Belize Reporting an Increase in Dengue Cases

BROOKLYN, NY –Belize is reporting a 10 percent increase in the number of confirmed dengue fever cases within a one week period, with 40 percent of these cases being children. “We do...

MEASLES OUTBREAK

MEASLES OUTBREAK 236 cases In NYS and over 700 nation wide By Simon Templar SPECIAL TO CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS Back in the year 2000 United States health officials in the Bill Clinton Administration thought that measles...

T&T Health Minister worried at the rising of anti-vaccine lobby

BROOKLYN, NY – Health Minister Terrance Deyalsingh Friday said the anti-vaccine lobby is gaining ground in Trinidad and Tobago and denied reports that HINI vaccines were in short supply in the...

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