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New York Health Official Recommends Paxlovid for Treatment of COVID

NEW YORK, New York – With the BA. 2 Omnicron subvariant now accounting for most of the sequenced cases in New York City, the First Deputy Commissioner and Chief Equity Officer at the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), Dr.  K. Torian Easterling, is recommending the drug Paxlovid for treatment of New Yorkers, including Caribbean nationals, who may have contracted the disease.  

Dr. K. Torian Easterling

PAHO Issues Warning for the Caribbean as COVID-19 Cases Soar

WASHINGTON, DC – The director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Carissa Etienne, Wednesday urged countries in the Americas, including the Caribbean, to take action to increase surveillance, public health measures and vaccination, and to make sure that health systems are prepared to cope with a potential influx of coronavirus (COVID-19) patients.

Dr. Carissa Etienne
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