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January 22nd, 2023
16 graduate in BVI Red Cross’ Home Care Basics Aide

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some 16 persons in the Virgin Islands are newly qualified to provide home care aide, thanks to the opportunity provided by BVI Red Cross.

January 22nd, 2023
COVID-19 cases surge to 247 on St Croix


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Department of Health 9DoH) on Friday, January 20, 2023, urged residents to take steps aimed at protecting their health as cases of COVID-19 continue to surge on St Croix, with the department registering 247 cases on the island as of Friday.

January 17th, 2023
Persons starting to think VI environment a contributor to cancer– Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Lamenting that a high number of persons are dying of cancer in the Virgin Islands, talk show host Cromwell Smith aka ‘Edju En Ka’ has called for aggressive funding towards investigations into possible environmental causes of cancer as well as cancer treatment and prevention in the Virgin Islands (VI).

January 6th, 2023
Rare disease leaves young woman 'trapped in paralysed body'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Described as ‘pain in silence’ by friends and family, young twin Keisha Almorales could have never imagined that her body would be reduced to a state of paralysis after being diagnosed with Guillain-Barré Syndrome during the festive Christmas season of 2022.

January 5th, 2023
Fake COVID-19 circular ‘did not come from BVI Gov’t’- Dr Ronald E. Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ronald E. Georges has advised against a fake circular on an XBB variant of the COVID-19 virus, where persons have been advised to wear a mask over an alleged new variant of the COVID-Omicron XBB considered deadly and not easy to detect correctly.

December 21st, 2022
USVI's latest Covid-related death is 83-year-old STT man


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The [US] VI Department of Health on Monday, December 19, 2022, announced the latest death in the USVI related to Covid-19, revealing that the victim was an 83-year-old St Thomas male.

December 14th, 2022
Long Covid killed more than 3,500 Americans, CDC study shows


Long Covid has played a part in killing 3,544 people in the US, according to a government study that suggests how severe SARS-CoV-2’s impact may remain after the pandemic era passes.

December 11th, 2022
Governor’s Office staff get COVID-19 boosters

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Although COVID-19 isn’t getting the attention it used to and it is unclear what is the number of active cases in the territory, some persons are not yet dropping their guard.

December 9th, 2022
Some 20 persons permanently residing @ D. Orlando Smith Hospital- BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some 20 persons have made the Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital their home, causing a strain on the purse of the BVI Health Services (BVIHSA).

November 24th, 2022
NDP says it stands by Walwyn amidst recent charge & arrest

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that the National Democratic Party (NDP) has decided to stand by its former Chairman Myron V. Walwyn, amidst a recent charge and arrest connected to the Virgin Islands (VI) CoI reports.

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