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Photos/Video: Dr. Weldon Earns ‘Woman Of Year’

Photos/Video: Dr. Weldon Earns ‘Woman Of Year’

Dr. Carika Weldon – who played a major role in helping the island to navigate the Covid-19 pandemic – was named ‘Woman of the Year’ at the International Women’s Day event held yesterday [March 8] at City Hall in Hamilton.Dr Weldon was also honoured back in the 2020 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours List, and at that time the... Read more of this article

Celebration Held To Thank Dr Carika Weldon

Celebration Held To Thank Dr Carika Weldon

A celebration was held yesterday [Jan 31] at the Bermuda Molecular Diagnostics and Research Laboratory to thank Dr. Carika Weldon – who returned home to assist the island at the start of the pandemic — for her service to Bermuda.“We want her to know that we appreciate her, appreciate everything that she’s done for our community and... Read more of this article

More Signatures On Petition Supporting Dr Weldon

More Signatures On Petition Supporting Dr Weldon

In the last 24 hours, hundreds of new signatures have appeared on the online petition showing support for Dr. Carika Weldon, which now has over 7,700 signatures. The petition was initially launched back in the summer of 2020,  and asked people to sign to show “support for Dr. Carika Weldon and all that she has done for her country.” Following... Read more of this article

Premier: Dr Weldon “Has Gone Above & Beyond”

Premier: Dr Weldon “Has Gone Above & Beyond”

“There is no way that I or Bermuda can thank Dr Weldon enough for her contribution to our fight against the Coronavirus,” Premier David Burt said, adding she has gone “above and beyond.” The Premier was responding to criticism on Twitter following the most recent Covid press conference, with some people taking umbrage about comments... Read more of this article

Column: Celebrating Dr Weldon’s Contributions

Column: Celebrating Dr Weldon’s Contributions

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Like the vast majority of Bermudians, I was disappointed in hearing that Dr Carika Weldon had recently submitted her resignation, especially having experienced the pleasure of some limited collaboration with this unique young woman, prior to the pandemic. My decade of experience as former Labour Relations Officer... Read more of this article

Premier Burt On Dr. Weldon, Staff For Testing

Premier Burt On Dr. Weldon, Staff For Testing

There was a “difference of opinion” with Dr Carika Weldon, Premier David Burt said, adding “I understand, recognize and accept that, but the government of Bermuda has to balance all of the challenges.” The Premier also addressed a question about the staffing for testing saying that “we have to move to a place of sustainability”... Read more of this article

Dr. Carika Weldon On Her Resignation

Dr. Carika Weldon On Her Resignation

Certain decisions being made she does not agree with, the multiple roles are too much for one person to sustain, and the young people at MDL lab are ‘amazing’ and well trained and will be able to handle the operations. This was from Dr Carika Weldon — the Science Advisor & MDL Laboratory Director — who has resigned from her... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘Frustrating That Govt Ignored Pleas’

OBA: ‘Frustrating That Govt Ignored Pleas’

“It is frustrating and unbelievable that the Government has ignored the pleas for help” from Dr. Carika Weldon, Opposition Leader Cole Simons said, adding that “she proactively sounded the alarm, but to no avail.” This follows after the Cabinet Office confirmed that Dr. Weldon “resigned and given notice of her intention to end... Read more of this article

Dr Carika Weldon Resigns, Last Day On Jan 31

Dr Carika Weldon Resigns, Last Day On Jan 31

The Cabinet Office confirmed that Dr. Carika Weldon “has resigned and given notice of her intention to end her tenure as Science Advisor & Laboratory Director of MDL,” and her last day of work will be January 31, 2022.Dr. Weldon commented, “I really appreciate the experience and opportunities I have gained while working in this role.... Read more of this article

Video: Premier Burt & Dr Weldon Q&A On Covid

Video: Premier Burt & Dr Weldon Q&A On Covid

Premier David Burt and Dr. Carika Weldon held a Q&A session last night [March 28] in order to address questions related to the current Covid-19 outbreak in Bermuda.As the island and world deals with the Covid-19 pandemic, we are doing our best to provide timely and accurate information, and you can find more information on the links below.All:... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Interview With Dr Carika Weldon

Video: BNV Interview With Dr Carika Weldon

Dr. Carika Weldon is joining Bernews this afternoon [Jan 13] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, with Dr Weldon set to discuss the scientific aspects of Covid-19 testing, the vaccine and more.Related StoriesVideo: Premier Burt & Dr Weldon Q&A On Covid Video: Dr Weldon On Bermuda’s Covid-19 Testing Bermuda... Read more of this article

2,200 Sign Petition To Support Dr. Carika Weldon

2,200 Sign Petition To Support Dr. Carika Weldon

[Updated] An online petition to show support Dr. Carika Weldon has been launched, with the petition attaining just over 2,200 signatures as of this writing. Dr Weldon, who returned home from the UK in order to assist, has played a key role in the island’s Covid-19 testing regime, and the petition urges people to “please show your support... Read more of this article

Video: Dr Weldon On Bermuda’s Covid-19 Testing

Video: Dr Weldon On Bermuda’s Covid-19 Testing

Dr. Carika Weldon attended the Government press briefing held on Wednesday [May 6] in order to provide a scientific overview of Bermuda’s Covid-19 testing. As of yesterday [May 7], Bermuda had completed 3,719 tests, with 118 positive results and 3,601 negative results. Of the 118 positive results, 61 people have recovered and, sadly, seven people... Read more of this article