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THE EDITOR, Madam: The chief medical officer, Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie, is reported to have said that it would not be possible to state if any patients who died from COVID-19 on the weekend when oxygen supplies were low, could have their...

There has been outrage on social media over a video that has emerged showing Floyd Green and Jamaica Labour Party councillor for the Mona division in the KSAMC, Andrew Bellamy, at a hotel celebration toasting to a COVID-19 no-movement day. Green...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I can recall as a child the delivery of fresh cow’s milk to our home in Mandeville. In fact, a cooling station for milk was situated at Bonito Crescent in the town. While fruit juice manufacturer Trade Winds Citrus Limited (...

Readers’ reactions on the cruise ship docking in Ocho Rios, St Ann, on Monday during the lockdown. Responses sourced from The Gleaner’s Facebook and Twitter pages. I can smell the lie. Why couldn’t it be cancelled? – @dacres_shaniel This is so...

THE EDITOR, Madam: As we continue with what appears to be an interminable and futile strategy of half-work weeks that threaten to undermine local businesses, the prime minister and his advisers seem hell-bent on a one-dimensional approach to the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: We can see that these weekly lockdowns are actually working, in that the total daily COVID-19 infections and positivity rate are dropping. These lockdowns work, despite the rush for goods on open days. While the businesses are...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Will the Gordon Shirley COVID-19 task force address the challenge of possible mandatory COVID-19 vaccination? Similar situations have long existed for our schoolchildren with other vaccinations, without the public outcry. In...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am writing because I am among the vaccinated Jamaicans who have lost patience with those who refuse to take the vaccine or adhere to the prescribed protocols so that children can return to schools and adults to some...

THE EDITOR, Madam: This is in response to The Gleaner article on mandatory vaccines. It saddens me greatly that employers are beginning to fall into this ‘mandatory vaccine’ trap and openly discriminating against people who have exercised their...

THE EDITOR, Madam: As we continue to battle with the COVID-19 pandemic, we are faced with constantly changing dynamics that affect all of us. Last March, we were informed that in the best interest of containing the virus, children would be kept...
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