As COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise in the Americas, Many are at Risk of Developing Post-COVID Condition

While much remains unknown about the impact of this condition, health systems must prepare for the long-term, says PAHO Director.

As COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise in the Americas, Many are at Risk of Developing Post-COVID Condition

Washington D.C. 29 June 2022 (PAHO) – As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the Americas, with new infections increasing by 13.9% from last week, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F. Etienne has called for countries to prepare their health systems to address the long-term impact of post-COVID condition (commonly known as long […]

A Nurse’s Voice

A year after the fanfare, we need to do better by our nurses

A Nurse’s Voice

By Eveth Green Vice President of Nursing, AdvantageCare Physicians Being a nurse is a calling and we love what we do. However, the work is challenging, especially now as we are still in the throes of COVID after nearly two years. Coming out of years of pandemic hardship, New York spent the bulk of 2021 […]

More Must be Done to Protect Nursing Workforce as COVID Cases Rise in the Americas, Says PAHO Director

Nurses play a central role in vaccination programs and in caring for those that fall ill. Countries must double investments and improve policies to support “backbone” of health care systems.

More Must be Done to Protect Nursing Workforce as COVID Cases Rise in the Americas, Says PAHO Director

By PAHO Washington D.C., 4 May 2022 (PAHO) – As COVID cases and hospitalizations once again rise in the Americas – by 12.7% since last week – the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F. Etienne, has called on countries to urgently increase investments to develop and retain the nursing workforce. “Throughout the Americas, […]

Covid-19: Experts Await Data on Moderna’s Vaccine for Kids; Criticize the Lifting of Mask Mandate

Covid-19: Experts Await Data on Moderna’s Vaccine for Kids; Criticize the Lifting of Mask Mandate

By: Jenny Manrique The medical community is celebrating drug maker Moderna’s recent announcement that it is seeking FDA approval for its Covid-19 vaccination for younger kids, though experts add they are “anxiously” awaiting further data on its efficacy and safety. “We have seen that our youngest of the patients are getting sick and hospitalized with […]

Opinion: Why Trump-Appointed Judge’s Mask Decision is Particularly Disastrous

Opinion: Why Trump-Appointed Judge’s Mask Decision is Particularly Disastrous

By Jill Filipovic, CNN CNN — I absolutely hate wearing a mask on long flights. I’m also appalled that masks are no longer required for air travel and on other forms of public transit. On Monday, a federal judge in Florida ruled that the Biden administration’s public transportation mask mandate was unenforceable. The US Centers […]

Tomorrow’s COVID Safety Guidelines Will be Different From Today’s – but That Doesn’t Mean Yesterday’s Were Wrong

Tomorrow’s COVID Safety Guidelines Will be Different From Today’s – but That Doesn’t Mean Yesterday’s Were Wrong

New York, New York USA – September 14 2021: Covid-19 Vaccine Promotional Sign at a Bus Stop along a Street in Midtown Manhattan of New York City next to a Yellow Cab (Shutterstock) By Michael Williams, The Conversation No one gave a second thought to the safety of dining out before the pandemic. Fast-forward to […]

Jamaica Tourism is Surging After COVID-19

Jamaica Tourism is Surging After COVID-19

By Linda S. Hohnholz, EturboNews Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has painted a picture of Jamaica’s tourism industry as a sector booming with investment and arrivals as it emerges stronger and more resilient from the fallout caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In an upbeat Sectoral Presentation to Parliament yesterday (April 5), Mr. Bartlett […]

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