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Thursday, October 28, 2021

    COVID awareness for SIEA staff

    COVID-19 threat to our health and lives is indiscriminate, every single person more especially those unvaccinated are at risk of getting very sick, admitted to the hospital and die from COVID-19.As seen in many...

    SolAir discounts holidays for the vaccinated

    Solomon Airlines announced new discounts for vaccinated passengers yesterday.The holiday discounts are part of the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (SICCI) “Bisnis for Vaccines” campaign, and are supported by the Australian Government...


    Clinician warns public of covid-19 assumptionsBY MAVIS N PODOKOLOA senior physician at the national referral hospital (NRH) is calling on the public to be aware of false theories and conspiracy messages about covid-19 and...

    Second vax dose has minimal effect: Choudri

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOThe effect of the second dose of the covid-19 vacccine is minimal, says Yogesh Choudhri, senior health advisor.Choudhri says this in response to findings that most people who got their first...
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    4 quarantine sites for Fiji repa-flight

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOFOUR quarantine sites have been identified to accommodate repatriates from the planned flight on Oct 26 to Fiji.Senior Advisor for Ministry of Health and Medical Services Dr Yogesh Choudhri told journalists...

    17 docs still refuse covid-19 vaccine

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOSEVENTEEN doctors at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) continue to avoid being vaccinated.This is according to the chief executive officer of the NRH, Dr George Malefoasi.He confirmed this yesterday during a...

    SI lack capacity to treat covid-19 outbreak: Ghabu

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOSOLOMON Islands does not have the capacity to handle a covid-19 outbreak in the country if there should be any, says Dr Jones Ghabu.Ghabu, senior consultant physician at the National Referral...

    Malaitans urged to get vaxxed

    By EDDIE OSIFELOOPPOSITION Leader Matthew Wale is urging communities in Malaita to take up vaccination due to the slow roll out there.This is in light of the overall slow roll out in the whole...

    41 still in quarantine

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHERE are 41 people serving their mandatory quarantine period in the country’s Institutional Quarantine facilities.Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services, Pauline McNeil said with all the entries...

    MHMS to use schools as Pfizer entry point

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE Ministry of Health and Medical Services will work closely with the Ministry of Education and Human Resources to use schools as an entry point for Pfizer vaccine.This was confirmed by...