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JAMAICA | Hanna urges talks over Trump's threatened deportations

KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 13, 2020: The Opposition PNP is concerned about a recent memo from US president Donald Trump, threatening to withhold visas for people from countries that do not quickly repatriate their citizens from the U.S. due to concerns over the coronavirus.

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Why wear face masks in public? Here’s what the research shows

WITH THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC quickly spreading, U.S. health officials have changed their advice on face masks and now recommend people wear cloth masks in public areas where social distancing can be difficult, such as grocery stores. But can these masks be effective?

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  • Countries United_States
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | PNP wants gov't to fund Councils to fight COVID-19

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 16, 2020: Opposition Shadow Minister of Transport and Works, and Member of Parliament of North West Manchester, Mr. Mikael Phillips, is urging the government to use its emergency procurement powers to provide funding to the Municipal Councils across the island so that communities facing drought conditions, in light of the imminent national threat of the coronavirus, can be assisted.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

COVID-19 | Phones Could Track the Spread of Covid-19. Is It a Good Idea?

THE WIRE - In 2011, two scientists at Cambridge University in the UK devised a clever way to measure and model the spread of the flu—an app called FluPhone that used Bluetooth and other wireless signals as a proxy for interactions between people, and asked users to report flu-like symptoms.

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Coronavirus: Pandemic alert should be trigger for countries to do more against COVID-19

Countries must “double-down” on their efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, the UN health agency said on Wednesday, after announcing that the global emergency can now be described as a pandemic. UN Secretary-General António Guterres described the announcement as “a call to action – for everyone, everywhere.”

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