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The Bahamas to Lift Mask Mandate October 1st

NASSAU, Bahamas – The Bahamas government says from October 1, people will no longer be required to wear a mask except for those accessing healthcare facilities, visiting senior care homes or in an indoor classroom setting.

Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis

Outgoing PAHO Director Urges Countries to Address Current Health Challenges

WASHINGTON, DC – The outgoing director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, has acknowledged the significant gains in health in the last decade but urged countries to address current challenges, including immunization gaps that have “rolled back nearly three decades of progress on childhood vaccinations in recent years.

Dr. Carissa Etienne

Jamaica Confirms Two More Cases of Monkeypox, Bringing Total Cases to Nine

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica has confirmed two more cases of the Monkeypox virus, bringing the number of persons with the virus to nine as health authorities indicating that while vaccines have been promised through a collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), there is no guarantee that the island will actually get the amount of doses promised.

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