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Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2021 | 12:17 AMNadine Wilson-Harris and Jonielle Daley/Gleaner Writers

The University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) in St Andrew has rung alarm bells and is in crisis mode as wards spill over with patients under the weight of the coronavirus outbreak. Kevin Allen, chief executive officer of the UHWI, said the...

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2021 | 8:20 AMNadine Wilson-Harris and Jonielle Daley/Gleaner Writers

Jamaica looks set to inoculate the entire population against the coronavirus, despite initial estimates, it only intended to do so for about 16% of the population this year. That is good news despite the sharp spike in positive cases the country...

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2021 | 12:22 AMNadine Wilson-Harris and Jonielle Daley/Gleaner Writers

A leading Indian manufacturer of a vaccine in late-stage clinical trials has wooed the Holness administration with a pledge to inoculate Jamaica’s 2.8 million population. Bharat Biotech, the company that produces the COVAXIN vaccine, intends to...

Published:Tuesday | October 20, 2020 | 12:13 AMNadine Wilson-Harris and Jonielle Daley/Gleaner Writers

Twenty years ago, parliamentarian Karl Samuda had members of his family and constituents cheering him on at King’s House as he collected the Order of Distinction (Commander Class), but yesterday, there was no fanfare as he watched this year’s...

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