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January 25th, 2024
Reports of swine flu (H1N1) outbreak in VI are false- BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) has said reports circulating on social media about a swine flu outbreak in the territory are completely inaccurate.

July 11th, 2023
'Self-isolate if you have COVID-19'- Dr Ronald E. Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronald E. Georges is advising persons to self-isolate if they have tested positive for the COVID-19 disease.

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.

September 28th, 2022
USVI says not enough people taking Monkeypox Vaccine


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix- While many countries around the world remain in a sluggish queue to obtain monkeypox vaccines, health authorities in the US Virgin Islands are concerned that not many people are volunteering to take the vaccine, even as cases in the United States continue to climb.

February 25th, 2022
Pfizer pediatric doses available to school groups of 10 plus students

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands has begun its roll-out of some 500 pediatric doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to young children in the territory.

January 24th, 2022
Local radio rife with ‘vile’ COVID misinformation– Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local radio in the Virgin Islands have come under fire for spreading COVID-19 misinformation regarding the seriousness of the virus and the situation in the Virgin Islands.

January 14th, 2022
2 new deaths from COVID-19 in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two persons in the Virgin Islands (VI) have lost their lives due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total deaths due to the virus in the territory to 42.

January 14th, 2022
‘If you haven’t had COVID, you have an appointment’- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Referencing the current surge in COVID-19 cases as a result of the Omicron Variant in the Virgin Islands (VI), Honestly Speaking radio show host Claude O. Skelton-Cline says infections may be inevitable for persons who have not yet been infected.

January 4th, 2022
Health authorities pushing booster shots to combat COVID-19 spike

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– With 601 active COVID-19 cases as of January 3, 2022, and a newly recorded death, local health authorities in the Virgin Islands (VI) continue to advocate for the COVID-19 vaccines as the ultimate tool to combat the virus.

January 3rd, 2022
Roughly 8.4% of COVID-19 infections in USVI are vaccinated people


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Department of Health (DoH) has provided the Consortium with data after a request showing the percentage of vaccinated individuals in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) who have been testing positive for Covid-19.

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