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    WPG COVID-19 team heading to Rendova

    BY BEN BILUAGizoWESTERN Province’s COVID-19 vaccination team is heading to Rendova to carry out vaccination this week.In an interview with Island Sun Gizo, Director of Western Province, Health and Medication Authority Dickson Boara said...

    New vax deadline for govt workers, Oct 31

    THE National Cabinet has set October 31, 2021 as the date for all public servants and employees of government agencies and state-owned enterprises to take their first dose of covid-19 vaccine.Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare...

    100,620 doses of Pfizer to arrive soon

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOA total of 100,620 doses of Pfizer covid-19 vaccine has been confirmed to arrive in the country on October 29, 2021.Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) Pauline...

    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...