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Oral Antivirus Treatment For Covid-19

Oral Antivirus Treatment For Covid-19

“Covid-19 antivirals and therapeutics, Paxlovid and Molnupiravir, are now available in Bermuda. These oral antivirals are available by prescription only from a physician,” the Government announced today. “We are grateful to the UK Government and Government House for facilitating the availability of these antivirals”, said Minister of... Read more of this article

Island Records Another Covid Related Death

Island Records Another Covid Related Death

The Bermuda Government has released the latest Covid-19 figures, with the island recording another coronavirus-related death, bringing the total to 158 since the pandemic began in 2020. There are now 6 known active cases, with two of the 6 people in hospital, and a total of 18,771 cases recorded overall since 2020. You can find more information... Read more of this article

BMDA On Medical Misinformation Circulating

BMDA On Medical Misinformation Circulating

The Bermuda Medical Doctors’ Association [BMDA] said they wish to ”address a video which has circulated recently, regarding a commonly used medication” noting that “this video is concerning, and the information is unfortunately, inaccurate.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Doctors’ Association [BMDA] wishes to... Read more of this article

Video: Hero Award Given To Dr Kyjuan Brown

Video: Hero Award Given To Dr Kyjuan Brown

Dr Kyjuan Brown was honoured as a “Bermuda Hero” by Bethel AME Church “for his community service and commitment to innovative healthcare solutions.” A spokesperson said, “Dr Kyjuan Brown was honored as a Bermuda Hero by Bethel AME Church for his community service and commitment to innovative healthcare solutions! Everyone... Read more of this article

Relay For Life Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Relay For Life Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Relay For Life of Bermuda and presenting sponsor Liberty Mutual Insurance invites all of Bermuda to celebrate the event’s 10th anniversary in 2023. A spokesperson said, “One day. One night. One community. One fight. Relay For Life of Bermuda, together with presenting sponsor Liberty Mutual Insurance invites all of Bermuda to celebrate the... Read more of this article

BHCS & Brown Darrell To Host ‘Docs For Dinner’

BHCS & Brown Darrell To Host ‘Docs For Dinner’

Bermuda HealthCare Services [BHCS] and Brown-Darrell Clinic announced the return of the quarterly event “Docs for Dinner “scheduled for February 16 at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club. A spokesperson said, “Started in 2008 in affiliation with the world-renowned Lahey Clinic, ‘Docs for Dinner’ enables local doctors... Read more of this article

Free Health Checks For Men 60 And Above

Free Health Checks For Men 60 And Above

A free health clinic is aiming to address pervasive health conditions “that have been identified as common threats to the local mature male population.” A spokesperson said, “Daily Male is a clinic designed to offer free men’s health screening for Prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease among the over-60 male demographic, which... Read more of this article

Covid Update: 16 Known Active, 10 In Hospital

Covid Update: 16 Known Active, 10 In Hospital

The Bermuda Government has released the latest Covid-19 figures today [Jan 25], and there are now 16 known active cases, with 10 of the 16 people in hospital. The amount of recorded deaths remains at 157,  the same as last week, and there has now been a total of 18,593 cases recorded since 2020. You can find more information on the links below... Read more of this article

World Cancer Day Prevention & Education Event

World Cancer Day Prevention & Education Event

On World Cancer Day, on Saturday, February 4th, Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre is “encouraging the community to pause and reflect on this disease that is the second leading cause of death worldwide.” A spokesperson said, “Closer to home, each year in Bermuda over 300 people are diagnosed with cancer, and over 80 people die due to cancer.... Read more of this article

BHEC: “Expand Access To Critical Medicines”

BHEC: “Expand Access To Critical Medicines”

The Bermuda Health Council [Health Council] said they are “working with stakeholders to expand access to critical medicines” and “obtaining essential data from pharmacies and wholesalers on medication use and pricing will improve access to medications to all community members regardless of their economic situation.” Bermuda... Read more of this article

Island Records Two Covid Related Deaths

Island Records Two Covid Related Deaths

The Bermuda Government has released the latest Covid-19 figures, with the island recording two coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the total to 157 since the pandemic began in 2020. There are now 38 known active cases, with 13 of the 38 people in hospital — one of whom is in the ICU — and a total of 18,751 cases recorded overall since... Read more of this article

Bermuda Encouraged To Shave For Kids’ Cancer

Bermuda Encouraged To Shave For Kids’ Cancer

The official countdown to St Baldrick’s Bermuda 2023 has begun with less than two months till the big shave event on March 17. A spokesperson said, “Every 2 minutes, a child somewhere in the world is diagnosed with cancer. Locally the community can help conquer kids’ cancer by participating as a shavee or by making donations towards one of this... Read more of this article

Polio Outbreak Simulation Exercise Held

Polio Outbreak Simulation Exercise Held

The Ministry of Health recently hosted a polio outbreak simulation exercise, “bringing stakeholders from across the health sector to review the Bermuda Polio Outbreak Preparedness and Response Plan.” Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ayo Oyinloye, said, “Bermuda has an excellent track record in polio control. We are largely protected as we have... Read more of this article