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198 Professionals Sign Letter Supporting Vaccine

198 Professionals Sign Letter Supporting Vaccine

Another 96 medical professionals have now signed a letter in support of the Covid-19 vaccine, with the open letter now having close to 200 signatories. A spokesperson said, “Another 96 medical professionals have now signed a letter in support of the Covid-19 vaccine. The open letter, first released on September 23, now has close to 200 signatures,... Read more of this article

89,029 Total Vaccinations, 70% Had One Dose

89,029 Total Vaccinations, 70% Had One Dose

As of October 16th, Bermuda has administered a total of 89,029 vaccinations — an increase of 612 from the week prior – and 70% of the population has received one dose, which the Health Minister called “encouraging” and “good news.” In releasing tonight’s test results, a Government spokesperson said, “We have... Read more of this article

BIU: Listen To Doctor, Not Social Media Quacks

BIU: Listen To Doctor, Not Social Media Quacks

The BIU Executive has sent a letter to their members encouraging them to please “seriously consider getting vaccinated,” have the “conversation with your family doctor” and to “stop listening to the social media quacks.” The letter sent to their members said, “The BIU Executive Board is sending this message... Read more of this article

US Vaccine/Travel Policy To Begin On Nov 8

US Vaccine/Travel Policy To Begin On Nov 8

The first phase of the new United States travel policy that requires foreign nationals to be vaccinated will reportedly begin on November 8th. White House Assistant Press Secretary Kevin Munoz tweeted, “The US’ new travel policy that requires vaccination for foreign national travelers to the United States will begin on Nov 8. This announcement... Read more of this article

Travel Rules, Vaccinations, Medical Care & More

Travel Rules, Vaccinations, Medical Care & More

[Written by Don Burgess] There will be a “very limited” number of exemptions to the vaccinated travel policy to the US, including for those seeking emergency medical treatment in the United States. US Consulate’s Comments A spokesperson for the US Consulate told Bernews, “Fully vaccinated aircraft passengers departing from any foreign country... Read more of this article

88,417 Total Vaccinations, 67.1% Had Two Doses

88,417 Total Vaccinations, 67.1% Had Two Doses

As of October 9th, Bermuda has administered a total of 88,417 vaccinations – an increase of 694 since the previous week – and 67.1% of the population has received two doses thus far. A Government spokesperson said, “We have completed week 39 of vaccinations since January 11, and Bermuda has administered a total of 88,417 vaccinations. “Of... Read more of this article

ABIC Urges People To Protect Themselves

ABIC Urges People To Protect Themselves

The local and international business communities strongly are encouraging the community to “actively take all recommended measures to protect themselves and others from the Covid-19 virus,” the Association of Bermuda International Companies [ABIC] said. A spokesperson said, “The local and international business communities strongly... Read more of this article

Appointments Can Be Booked From October 11th

Appointments Can Be Booked From October 11th

People eligible for the Covid vaccine booster shot will be able book one online starting on Monday, October 11th. In releasing tonight’s test results, Minister of Health Kim Wilson said, “Bermuda received 11,700 Covid-19 vaccine doses from the UK last night. These doses will be used to support the third dose/booster programme which starts on... Read more of this article

UK Govt Has Provided Nearly 95,000 Vaccines

UK Govt Has Provided Nearly 95,000 Vaccines

“To date the UK Government has procured and transported nearly 95,000 vaccines at no cost to the Government of Bermuda,” the Governor said. In an online post, Government House said, “The UK Government has supplied all of the UK Overseas Territories with testing supplies, PPE, medical equipment and vaccines free of charge. “Deliveries... Read more of this article

Video: BNV With Dr Fountain, Dr Froncioni

Video: BNV With Dr Fountain, Dr Froncioni

Dr Annabel Fountain and Dr Joseph Froncioni  — two of the more than 100 doctors who signed the letter urging the public to get vaccinated — will be joining Bernews at 5.15pm this afternoon [Oct 7] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series.The live interview replay is belowYou can find more information on the links... Read more of this article

87,723 Total Vaccinations, 66.7% Had Two Doses

87,723 Total Vaccinations, 66.7% Had Two Doses

As of October 2nd, Bermuda has administered a total of 87,723 vaccinations – an increase of 508 since the previous week — and 66.7% of the population has received two doses thus far. A Government spokesperson said, “We have completed week 38 of vaccinations, and since January 11, Bermuda has administered a total of 87,723 vaccinations. “Of... Read more of this article

11,700 More Vaccines, Starting Booster Shots

11,700 More Vaccines, Starting Booster Shots

The island will receive 11,700 more vaccines from the UK tomorrow [Oct 7] and will begin administering booster shots this weekend, Minister of Health Kim Wilson said.Speaking at today’s press conference, Health Wilson said, “Tomorrow, we will receive 11,700 vaccine doses from the United Kingdom and begin administering boosters this Saturday... Read more of this article

Column: Dr Ewart Brown On Getting Vaccinated

Column: Dr Ewart Brown On Getting Vaccinated

[Column written by Dr Ewart Brown] Please, Please, Please, Please… I am not one who typically begs, but extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. 38 people died in Bermuda during the month of September. Our morgue is overwhelmed, such that our dead are being kept in makeshift freezers. Millions have died from Covid 19 around the world. Extraordinary... Read more of this article