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Report: HIV Progress Falters Amid COVID Pandemic

KINGSTON, Jamaica –A new report on the global HIV response released on Wednesday shows that during the last two years of the coronavirus pandemic and other global crises, progress against the HIV pandemic has faltered, resources have shrunk, and millions of lives are at risk.

Luisa Cabal UNAIDS Director Latin America and Caribbean Regional Support Team. (Courtesy of UNAIDS)

2,000 Doses of Monkeypox Vaccine Ordered for Trinidad and Tobago

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Although Trinidad and Tobago has so far not recorded any cases of monkeypox, the twin-island nation has ordered 2,000 doses of vaccine to fight the virus from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh disclosed on Wednesday.

Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh

Bermuda Confirms First Case of Monkeypox Virus

HAMILTON, Bermuda – Bermuda has become the latest Caribbean country to confirm a case of the Monkeypox virus, while St. Lucia said it is monitoring six suspected cases, including four with no travel history out of the island.

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