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JAMAICA | PNP wants explaination for drastic reduction in COVID-19 PCR Testing

KINGSTON, Jamaica: The Opposition Spokesman on Health and Wellness, Member of Parliament Dr Morais Guy,  is calling on the Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton, to provide an explanation for the precipitous drop in the number of PCR tests being conducted daily for the coronavirus. 

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | Don't use expired vaccines opposition warns

KINGSTON, Jamaica- April 13, 2021 -  Opposition Spokesman on Health and Wellness, Member of Parliament Dr Morais Guy,  says the Opposition rejects any attempt by the Government to use expired Astra Zeneca vaccines, and is calling on the Minister not to pursue any plan to seek authorisation from the World Health Organisation and the manufactures for use after today's April 13 expiry date.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | Health Minister downplays the importance of COVID-19 Testing

KINGSTON, April 1, 2021 -  Despite repeated concern from Opposition Spokesman on Health and Wellness, Dr.  Morais Guy over the lack of adequate COVID-19 testing and contact tracing, Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has doubled down in defending the government’s lack of widespread testing, claiming that more testing does very little to suppress spread of the virus.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | PNP wants gov't to review and replace ineffective COVID-19 measures

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 7, 2021 -  The Shadow Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Morais Guy, MP, is today sharing the nation's collective shock and concern at the skyrocketing number of positive Covid-19 cases in Jamaica and calls for a national approach to the burgeoning crisis.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | COVID-19 Case Spike worries Opposition

KINGSTON, Jamaica: Feb. 5, 2021 - The People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. Morais Guy, M.P., says the renewed spike in confirmed Covid 19 cases is of national concern and it may be time for the government to review its strategy, measures and protocols, which have been in place for almost a year.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | Health Ministry urged to carry out tests for new COVID-19 variant

KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 3, 2021: Shadow Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Morais Guy, says the Opposition is genuinely concerned about the government’s handling of the testing and release of information on the new variant strain of the coronavirus which is spreading globally.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | PNP wants travel ban from countries where mutated virus detected

KINGSTON, Jamaica, December 22, 2020: While Peoples National Party Shadow Minister of Health and Wellness  Dr Morais Guy  has  supported the government's ban on travel from the United Kingdom (UK), he wants more done to safeguard the Jamaican population from the possible risk of infection from the mutated virus.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health
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