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UK advises limiting AstraZeneca in under-30s amid clot worry

British authorities recommended Wednesday that the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine not be given to adults under 30 where possible because of strengthening evidence that the shot may be linked to rare blood clots.

AK-47 assault rifle seized in downtown Kingston

A team of officers assigned to the Kingston Central Police Division seized an AK-47 assault rifle on Smith Lane in downtown Kingston on Tuesday, April 6.

Bunny Wailer’s elder brother Carl urges legend’s kids to ‘wake up…’

Carl Livingston, co-executor of Bunny Wailer’s estate, has stepped in, purportedly as a voice of reason, and made an appeal for calm among younger members of the Livingston clan, calling for them to “wake up and smell the coffee”.

Jamaican first to test positive for UK Coronavirus variant in Grenada

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC) — A Jamaican who entered the country earlier this month has been confirmed as the island’s first case of the United Kingdom strain of the novel coronavirus.

Five COVID deaths recorded within Department of Correctional Services

The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has disclosed that there have been five deaths related to COVID-19 within the department since the first case of the coronavirus was confirmed in Jamaica on March 10 last year.

2 hospitalised and released after serious reactions to AstraZeneca

Two persons have sought hospitalisation locally after suffering severe allergic reactions to the AstraZeneca vaccine, according to the Health and Wellness Ministry.