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Trinidad police to monitor COVID-19 patients in home quarantine
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) says it will be monitoring persons who have tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) and confined to home quarantine, amid reports that these persons have not... - 2020-09-18 14:05:45
Guatemalan president tests positive for coronavirus
GUATEMALA CITY — Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei says he’s tested positive for the coronavirus. The 64-year-old Giammattei told a local radio station he feels well. He has multiple sclerosis and uses canes to walk. The... - 2020-09-18 12:47:32
Push underway to test COVID-19 vaccines in diverse groups
TAKOMA PARK, Maryland (AP) — In front of baskets of tomatoes and peppers, near a sizzling burrito grill, the “promotoras” stop masked shoppers at a busy Latino farmers market: Want to test a COVID-19 vaccine? Aided by Spanish... - 2020-09-18 11:57:25
Four more COVID-19 deaths, 197 new cases
Jamaica on Thursday recorded four additional COVID-19 deaths, increasing the tally to 55. One of them was from a previous case that was under investigation. Two other deaths are being probed, pushing that figure to eight. The new deaths are: * An... - 2020-09-18 09:43:46

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Jamaica records 122 new COVID-19 cases
On Tuesday, Jamaica recorded 122 new COVID-19 cases with ages ranging from 11 months to 88 years. This pushes the country's tally to 4,164 cases with 2,858 of them being active. Of the new cases, 66 are male and 56 are female. Meanwhile, 17...

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Medical practitioners welcome addition of antigen test for COVID-19
The decision by the Ministry of Health to introduce antigen tests for COVID-19 is receiving...

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Keeping the Peace How to solve conflicts in business
It can start out small A customer is dissatisfied about some aspect of the service or product that they have received and asks to speak to a manager The manager outlines the store policy and directs his employee to ensure that the guidelines set are followed by the customerSo what could go wrongSadly cases like this often escalate and can lead to further complications Soon one or both parties have raised their voices or become so angry that security have

Shopping online watch out for these dangers
The lure of shopping online has certainly increased with the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic Some consumers were more cautious about shopping inside a store especially if they had underlying health conditions or were elderlyWhat about those with no credit cardSince some merchants realized that there were persons who wanted to shop online but had no credit card they offered customers the option to pay cash on delivery after ordering the items This meant that even more persons could now

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CDC drops controversial testing advice that caused backlash
NEW YORK (AP) — United States health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person should get tested. The Centers for Disease Control and...
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