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PAHO Issues Novel Coronavirus Alert For The Americas

Press Release:- The Pan American Health Organization has updated an alert to its member countries on the Novel Coronavirus (nCoV), recommending that they strengthen surveillance activities to detect patients with acute...

Saint Lucia Prepares For New Coronavirus Strain

Press Release:-  The Department of Health and Wellness continues to monitor the alerts issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) in relation to a new strain of coronavirus discovered...

US Announces First Case Of New China Coronavirus

BBC News:- The United States has confirmed the first case of the new coronavirus on its territory. The Centers for Disease Control said the virus, which originated in China, had been...

Farmer Hospitalised After Snake Attack At Praslin

A farmer in his sixties had to be rushed to hospital after a snake attack on his farm at Praslin, relatives of the victim say. The incident occurred on Saturday...

New China Virus Spreads

BBC News:- The number of people infected with a new virus in China tripled over the weekend, with the outbreak spreading from Wuhan to other major cities. Wuhan reported 136 new...

Chinese Restaurant Owner In UK Jailed Over Filthy Kitchen

BBC News:- A man who ran an "unspeakably dirty" Chinese takeaway has been jailed for four months. Zhi Zhao, 62 operated the Grace Chinese takeaway on High Street, Cilgerran, despite being...
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SLBWA, Partners Welcome Kids Insight 2020

Press Release:- It is with much anticipation that the Saint Luia Blind Welfare is awaiting the arrival of the Kids Insight team who will be visiting Saint Lucia from January...

Contract Signed For Micoud Wellness Centre

The contract for the construction of the Micoud Wellness Centre has been signed. In making the announcement Tuesday, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet disclosed that work on the project will begin...

WHO Urges Southern Hemisphere Countries To Brace For Heatwaves

Press Release:- The year 2019 ends a decade of extreme heat. Twenty-four countries in the region have activated alerts due to heatwaves. Forecasts expect these to continue in South America between...

Bedbugs Released Inside Pennsylvania Walmart

ABC News:- Bedbugs are believed to have been released inside a Pennsylvania Walmart, prompting a police investigation, authorities said. The discovery was first made on Jan. 2, when an employee of...