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Friday, January 14, 2022

    More test results pending: PM

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOMORE tests results from the flights carrying the two new recorded cases are still pending, according to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare.“I have also been advised that some tests from both flights...

    Avoid omicron affected countries: PM

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO ALL fully vaccinated Solomon Islanders are advised not to travel to countries affected by the omicron variant.Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare issued the reminder in his national address on Sunday 26th December...

    Only 9.9 % elderly population vaccinated

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOONLY 9.9 percent of elderly people are fully vaccinated with only 33.8 percent having their first dose.This was confirmed by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his latest national address delivered on...

    Pfizer launched in Honiara

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE Pfizer-Biontech COVID-19 vaccine was successfully launched and rolled out in Honiara yesterday at the National Referral Hospital.These vaccines have been prioritised for youths aged 12 to 17 and pregnant mothers.Speaking...

    Foreign intervention personnel fully vaccinated

    By EDDIE OSIFELOMinister of Health and Medical Service, Dr Culwick Togamana has defended the intervention force of Australia and Papua New Guinea who arrived last Thursday to help restore law and order in Honiara...

    Unvaccinated pregnant women advised to take Pfizer vaccine

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOUNVACCINATED pregnant women are being urged to get vaccinated with Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine when have the opportunity to receive it.Dr Leeanne Panisi, head of Obstetric Gynaecology, NRH made this call during...

    Ministry: Star report on girl’s Covid jab claim misleading

    THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has condemned last week’s newspaper report of a young girl in Malaita who claimed to have her arm turned magnetic, attracting android phone and other metal...

    US-donated COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines here

    Solomon Islands received 100,620 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines yesterday from the United States Government through the COVAX Facility – a partnership co-led by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the...