Monthly Archives: April 2020

Jodian Fearon Died Of Heart Failure, Autopsy Reveals 

Dr. Jephthah Ford, the independent pathologist hired by Jodian Fearon’s family to oversee her autopsy, and attorney Isat Buchanan, the family’s lawyer, speaking with Dionne Jackson Miller on Beyond the Headlines on Wednesday.

Antiviral medication remdesivir proves effective against COVID-19

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) — Scientists yesterday announced the first effective treatment against the novel coronavirus — an experimental drug that can expedite the recovery of COVID-19 patients — in a major medical advance that came as the economic gloom caused by the scourge deepened across the world.

Barbados to end 24-hour lockdown 

Prime Minister Mia Mottley yesterday announced a phased reopening of government and business operations, ending a mandatory 24-hour lockdown imposed on April 3 amid the global coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 Curfew: Who are exempted from lockdown? 

Government has detailed the people who are exempted from the all-island nightly curfew which becomes effective Wednesday at 8 pm, as part of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Jamaica.

21-member task force set up to devise plans to reopen local economy 

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced the establishment of a 21–member high-level COVID-19 Economic Recovery Task Force to devise plans for the gradual reopening of the economy which is being ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic.

17 Jamaican Farm Workers Contract COVID-19 In Canada 

It has been revealed that 17 Jamaican workers at a farm in Ontario, Canada have tested positive for coronavirus.