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COVID-19

The Coronavirus Outbreak

Expect more worrisome variants after omicron, scientists say

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By LAURA UNGAR-Associated Press Get ready to learn more Greek letters. Scientists warn that omicron’s whirlwind advance practically ensures...

Djokovic back in detention, continues to fight deportation

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By ROD McGUIRK-Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was back in immigration detention Saturday after his legal...

WHO adds new drugs to COVID treatments amid Omicron surge

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Latest recommendations prompt new calls for patent waivers to allow more people access to treatments. SOURCE: ALJAZEERA

22 COVID deaths, 853 new cases

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The Ministry of Health has recorded 22 additional COVID related deaths. This brings the total number of deaths to 3156. There are...

Double-fault: Visa revoked again, Djokovic faces deportation

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By JOHN PYE and ROD McGUIRK-Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic faces deportation again after the Australian...

MOH confirms 4 more Omicron cases

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The Ministry of Health has recorded four additional Omicron cases. This brings the total number of cases to 22. According to a...

Soaring COVID-19 cases renew US debate over mask mandates

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By MEG KINNARD-Associated Press Officials across the U.S. are again weighing how and whether to impose mask mandates as COVID-19...

17 COVID deaths, 577 new cases

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The Ministry of Health has recorded 17 additional COVID related deaths. This brings the total number of deaths to 3119. There are...

Chaguanas mayor calls for removal of ban on open air cremations

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Mayor of Chaguanas Faaiq Mohammed is joining the call for the removal of the ban on open air cremations. In a press...

Omicron less severe than Delta but still poses danger for unvaccinated,...

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The highly infectious Omicron coronavirus variant causes less severe disease than the Delta strain but it remains a “dangerous virus”, particularly for those who are unvaccinated, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.

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Scotland Yard reopens 52-year-old murder case involving two Trinidad men

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Scotland Yard investigators have reopened a 52-year-old case involving two Trinidadian men who kidnapped an Australian woman in London. One of the...
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Scotland Yard reopens murder case against 2 Trini brothers

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[email protected] Fifty-two years ago, Trinidadian brothers Nizamodeen and Arthur Hosein were charged and convicted for kidnapping and murdering an Australian woman in England. The body of...
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Social media activist among 11 arrested in health walk

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A health walk billed “Push Back Two” that attracted hundreds— including children—came to an abrupt end on Sunday after police used tear gas to...
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Man in Jenny's 'sour deal' lawsuit convicted for trying to defraud US company of...

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Anthony Sancho, named along with NGC Chairman Conrad Enill as one of the defendants in a $1.8 m civil lawsuit brought by businesswoman Jennifer...

63-year-old hiker, Primnath Gokool has been found

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Gokool got lost around 4pm on Sunday in Chaguaramas when he hiked to the plane crash site after reaching the Tracking Station...