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

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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.

November 21st, 2022
Unhealthy eating & foods inculcated through culture in VI- Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Talkshow host and activist Mr Cromwell Smith says poor eating habits and food have been inculcated in the minds of Virgin Islanders through the local culture.

November 20th, 2022
Over 100 women registered for free Pap smears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A very encouraging response is being received from women to the initiative by Mrs Globe BVI Dr Arliene T. Penn to make available free Pap smears to women in the Virgin Islands.

November 17th, 2022
Hold Gov’t 'accountable' rather than just 'complain'– Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, TORTOLA, VI – Talkshow host and activist Mr Cromwell Smith has called on the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) to take concrete steps to hold the government accountable rather than just complain about issues.

November 16th, 2022
VI looking to Ghana, Philippines & Cuba to fill nurse shortages in 2023– Hon Penn

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – In an effort to fill nurse shortages at the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) in 2023, the [British] Virgin Islands will now be turning to new countries for nurses, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has revealed.

November 16th, 2022
Mrs Globe BVI Dr Arliene T. Penn sponsoring Pap tests for women

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Mrs Globe BVI Dr Arliene T. Penn has taken on a laudable initiative to help women in the Virgin Islands protect their reproductive health by affording them pap smears.

October 27th, 2022
Millions of contaminated Pine-Sol products recalled

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Residents in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) and [British] Virgin Islands (VI) should be on the lookout for Pine-Sol disinfecting products that contain bacteria that could potentially weaken their immune systems.

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