Dr James Fong

Katalyst Foundation to donate $1 million worth of COVID-19 equipment
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Katalyst Foundation to donate $1 million worth of COVID-19 equipment

Katalyst Foundation – the charitable arm of Lyndhurst group of companies – today handed over $1 million worth of...

Social Gather With Masks On: Dr Fong
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Social Gather With Masks On: Dr Fong

“Mixing of vaccinated and unvaccinated persons remains a risk in any setting but more so in indoor gatherings, and...

COVID-19 Cases Stable On Vanua Levu: Dr. James Fong
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COVID-19 Cases Stable On Vanua Levu: Dr. James Fong

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services Permanent Secretary, Dr James Fong, says COVID-19 cases in the Northern ...

220,000 Pfizer Doses Ordered For Ages 12 To 17
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220,000 Pfizer Doses Ordered For Ages 12 To 17

We are looking at ensuring that we cover the 110,000 or so individuals between 12 and 17

COVID-Admissions Drop –  Dr James Fong Still Urges Caution
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COVID-Admissions Drop – Dr James Fong Still Urges Caution

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has noted a significant drop in severe COVID-19 cases in the country ove...

 Pfizer Vaccines For Children To Arrive Next Month: Dr Fong
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 Pfizer Vaccines For Children To Arrive Next Month: Dr Fong

The Pfizer vaccine has been approved as safe and effective for children 12 years and older.

7,102 Students Vaccinated In Two Days
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7,102 Students Vaccinated In Two Days

A total of 7,102 students ages 15 to 17 have been vaccinated over the last two days. This was revealed by Permanent ...

Parental Consent Needed For Children Vaccination, Moderna Vaccine Set Aside
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Parental Consent Needed For Children Vaccination, Moderna Vaccine Set Aside

“The ministry has set aside the required number of vials of Moderna vaccine to ensure that the target population b...

Only Dr Fong will Validate Exemptions
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Only Dr Fong will Validate Exemptions

Dr Fong clarified that medical doctors would have to verify any health conditions that any person claimed to have fo...

‘No Grog Parties’- Ministry Warns As Time For Viti Levu Border Reopening Nears
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‘No Grog Parties’- Ministry Warns As Time For Viti Levu Border Reopening Nears

“When we open up containment borders, we open up the borders for travel, however, it does not mean that we plan on...

Dr Fong Impressed By Lauans Response To Vaccination
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Dr Fong Impressed By Lauans Response To Vaccination

“The rapid escalation of doses in Lau has been very impressive for the first dose coverage rates,” Dr Fong said.

Four Month Old Baby Is Fiji’s Youngest Covid-19 Death
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Four Month Old Baby Is Fiji’s Youngest Covid-19 Death

A four-month-old baby is the youngest to have succumbed to COVID-19 in the country. The baby was among the three new...

Dr Fong Explains Reasons For Mitigation Phase Instead Of More Lockdowns
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Dr Fong Explains Reasons For Mitigation Phase Instead Of More Lockdowns

“Respectfully, I would advise political parties to read our statements carefully before making public commentary, ...

FEMAT Deployed To Kadavu Today
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FEMAT Deployed To Kadavu Today

he main goal is to minimise severe and critical cases given the expected challenges in medical evacuation.

Clearance Testing No Longer Required In Western Division
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Clearance Testing No Longer Required In Western Division

“Health response teams in the Western Division will now be redirected to the identification and close monitoring o...

Jab For Kids Plan
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Jab For Kids Plan

“When there are high communi­ty transmission children become more vulnerable and they fall ill very quickly. This...

Fiji Records First Infant COVID-19 Death In 11-Month-Old Baby Boy
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Fiji Records First Infant COVID-19 Death In 11-Month-Old Baby Boy

Fiji has recorded its first COVID-19 infant death. Permanent Secretary of Health and Medical Services Dr James Fong ...

Dead On Arrival, Families Of Deceased COVID-19 Cases Tell
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Dead On Arrival, Families Of Deceased COVID-19 Cases Tell

Family members of the late Adriu Kaubale are still reeling from the death of their father. Mr Kaubale passed away ar...

Nadi Villages Receive Vaccination Incentive
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Nadi Villages Receive Vaccination Incentive

Renowned Nadi company, Al Hamd Smart Living, has come up with an incentive towards pushing for the vaccination of al...

Why Lockdowns Won’t Reduce Cases
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Why Lockdowns Won’t Reduce Cases

“I don’t believe we can sustain the benefit of a lockdown, not economically and not in terms of saying the virus...

431 New Cases, Death Toll Now 24
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431 New Cases, Death Toll Now 24

“We have recorded a total of 4849 cases in Fiji since the first case was reported in March 2020, with 918 recoveri...

Delakado Village On Lockdown
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Delakado Village On Lockdown

The vaccination team was scheduled to conduct vaccinations at Delakado Village the following day on Friday.

COVID-19: 21 Critical, 15 Now Dead, Dr Fong Reports
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COVID-19: 21 Critical, 15 Now Dead, Dr Fong Reports

Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services Dr James Fong announced this yesterday along with 241 new cases ...

First Incident, Won’t Happen Again: Dr Fong
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First Incident, Won’t Happen Again: Dr Fong

This comes after residents have claimed that a government vehicle had dumped rubbish by the roadside on Saturday.

COVID-19: 215 New Cases, 18 From Areas Of Interest
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COVID-19: 215 New Cases, 18 From Areas Of Interest

Two more people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. The doctors at CWM Hospital are investigating to determi...

Alarming 180 Cases
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Alarming 180 Cases

Majority of the cases are concentrated in the Lami-Nausori containment zone, while some cases were recorded in Nadi ...

Our Medics Tell, ‘Don’t Let Our Sacrifices Go In Vain’
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Our Medics Tell, ‘Don’t Let Our Sacrifices Go In Vain’

The sacrifices of our frontline staff cannot go unnoticed. It is crucial that all Fijians play their part in the fig...

CWM Hospital Problems Solved: Dr James Fong
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CWM Hospital Problems Solved: Dr James Fong

“After they went home there was a realisation that based on a certain aspect of the history when we started pullin...

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