UWI disease expert backs COVID-19 vaccines – Barbados Today


One of the Caribbean’s leading epidemiologist does not believe COVID-19 vaccinations should be made mandatory but has strongly encouraged everyone in the region to be immunised as early as possible. Professor Peter Figueroa, Chair of PAHO’s regional immunization Techical Advisory Group said it is only through mass vaccination that COVID-19 could be controlled. But he […]
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Lifting lockdown not limited to numbers - Barbados Today

The Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners (BAMP) is cautioning Government against re-opening the country or extending the current lockdown based solely on metrics like the highly-touted positivity rate and r-values. President Dr. Lynda Williams, an epidemiologist, says despite slight improvements in recent numbers,  public health officials ought to be very […]