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TSI urges politicians to embrace digital era

By EDDIE OSIFELO TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands is urging...

CBSI announces policy stance to tame inflation for next 6 months.

BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Central Bank has announced an...

SINPF to pay $77.5 million to members

BY NED GAGAHE SOLOMON Islands National Provident Fund...
Corona

Avoid omicron affected countries: PM

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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...

Pfizer vaccine for booster doses

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has confirmed that booster doses have commenced on frontline workers using the Pfizer vaccine to further strengthen their protection against the Omicron and Delta variants of COVID-19. In his...

MEASLES FEAR

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Health minister warns of potential outbreak BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO  The Health minister has warned of a potential measles outbreak. This is reportedly due to the drop in measles vaccination in children countrywide. Health Minister Dr Culwick Togamana...

Central still waiting for second jab

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PEOPLE of Central Province are still waiting for their second jab after two months overdue. A spokesman Michael Salini said the 2nd jab was due in early December 2021. “Can the relevant authorities find out what...

Unvaxed, elderly prone to any new variant: Togamana

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BY MAVIS N PODOKO Unvaccinated persons with underlying health conditions and the elderly will get sick from any new variant that enters the country. Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Culwick Togamana announced this in...

US-donated COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines here

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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...

Fake vax card users stopped in Malaita

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI Malaita health authorities have intercepted people using counterfeit covid-19 vaccination cards. These people have reportedly been using the fake cards to travel freely between the province and Honiara. Chairman of Malaita’s EOC, Dr Rex...

Students encouraged to get vaccinated

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Students who have not been vaccinated are urged to do so, with those yet to complete theirs told to complete it before going back to school. This call was strongly emphasised by...

Additional vaccination sites to be set up

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE health team is working to set up additional vaccination sites in Honiara to cater to the unvaccinated population in Honiara. Ministry of Health and Medical Services office said in terms of...

Togamana: study done on effects of vaccines here

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By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTRY of Health and Medical Services has carried out a study and investigation into side effects of vaccinations administered in the country. Vaccines studied include AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Sinopharm. Minister Dr Culwick Togamana confirmed...