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Dr Waqainabete: Why There’s Delay
NEWS

Dr Waqainabete: Why There’s Delay

Dr Waqainabete clarified that the Ministry of Health followed World Health Organisation guidelines with the Internat...

Border Quarantine Will Continue For Those Fully Vaccinated: Dr Waqainabete
NATION

Border Quarantine Will Continue For Those Fully Vaccinated: Dr Waqainabete

“Quarantine for those coming in from abroad should continue as per the World Health Organisation recommendation,...

10 Interesting Things About Our Ministry Of Health And Medical Services’ Head Of Fiji’s COVID-19 Vaccination Taskforce
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10 Interesting Things About Our Ministry Of Health And Medical Services’ Head Of Fiji’s COVID-19 Vaccination Taskforce

Dr Rachel Devi is the woman behind the COVID-19 vaccination campaign in the country.

COVID-19: Four GeneXpert Up Testing Abilities
NEWS

COVID-19: Four GeneXpert Up Testing Abilities

The GeneXpert is a small machine, about the size of a microwave oven, that can fit easily on a small table.

100,000 Doses Of Covishield Vaccines To Arrive Monday
NEWS

100,000 Doses Of Covishield Vaccines To Arrive Monday

Acting Permanent Secretary Foreign Affairs Yogesh Karan said 100,000 doses of the vaccines will arrive in the first ...

China Awaits Green Light To Deliver Sinovac Here
NATION

China Awaits Green Light To Deliver Sinovac Here

In the report, WHO spokesperson Dr Margaret Harris said the Chinese Sinovac jab was currently in the last stage of c...

Dr Fong Welcomes WHO’s Approval Of Janssen Vaccine
NATION

Dr Fong Welcomes WHO’s Approval Of Janssen Vaccine

WHO has backed AstraZeneca after a small number of European countries suspended the rollout of the jab as a precauti...

Gloves Not Used When Giving COVID-19 Vaccine Jab
NATION

Gloves Not Used When Giving COVID-19 Vaccine Jab

“When we’re wearing gloves, it interrupts the technique; sometimes the gloves is not the right size and we’re ...

RFMF Troops Bound For Golan Get COVID-19 Shots
NATION

RFMF Troops Bound For Golan Get COVID-19 Shots

Lieutenant-Colonel Rokoura stated that he wanted to lead the way to show the troops that it was safe.

Lab Techs First To Get Shots In The North
NEWS

Lab Techs First To Get Shots In The North

“Also it is the way to normalisation for all of us, especially for the Health Department and for the Government, a...

First COVID-19 Vaccine Jab Set For Wednesday
NEWS

First COVID-19 Vaccine Jab Set For Wednesday

Front liners to be given first shot of vaccine doses.

COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive Today
NEWS

COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive Today

‘We are only having border quarantine cases and our frontline workers are at high risk of getting the virus so tha...

50,000 COVID-19 Vaccines By April
NATION

50,000 COVID-19 Vaccines By April

Dr Waqainabete said the ministry was working with digitalFIJI on the vaccination registration for the vaccinated pop...

Expert Views On COVID-19 Vaccine: It’s Safe, Take The Shot
NEWS

Expert Views On COVID-19 Vaccine: It’s Safe, Take The Shot

Dr Virgilio De Asa, the owner of Nasese Medical Centre, said the COVID-19 vaccinations were the only way to at least...

COVID-19 Vaccines To Be Available For Fijians By April
NEWS

COVID-19 Vaccines To Be Available For Fijians By April

First priority are frontline workers, then the elderly, those who are vulnerable to the virus, and then the entire p...

Global Coronavirus Tally Touches 52 Million Mark
WORLD

Global Coronavirus Tally Touches 52 Million Mark

The exact case count stood at 51,817,846 as of Wednesday (local time).

New British High Commissioner To Fiji Settles In
NATION

New British High Commissioner To Fiji Settles In

Mr Edgar met with President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote at the State House yesterday morning and later met...

More COVID-19 Help Flies In
NATION

More COVID-19 Help Flies In

About 3.5 tonnes of personal protective equipment (PPE) arrived into the country yesterday.

Don’t Despair Seek Help: Merekula
NATION

Don’t Despair Seek Help: Merekula

People are stressed and there is more than usual mental pressure brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, a fact that...

Top COVID-19 Test Kits Arrive From Australia
NATION

Top COVID-19 Test Kits Arrive From Australia

Australian High Commissioner to Fiji, John Feakes, was at Nadi Airport to receive the aircraft, and said the GeneXpe...

Five-Year-Old Connecting On Zoom In Pre-School Learning, Here’s How Parents Are Coping With The ‘New Normal’ At Home
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Five-Year-Old Connecting On Zoom In Pre-School Learning, Here’s How Parents Are Coping With The ‘New Normal’ At Home

It may be a new form of learning in Fiji, but in developed countries, homeschooling is common.

Four-Day Work Week Implemented At Five Marriott Properties In Fiji
SUNBIZ

Four-Day Work Week Implemented At Five Marriott Properties In Fiji

Multi Property Vice President, Fiji & Samoa, General Manager Sheraton & Westin Resorts Neeraj Chadha confirmed this ...

Cargo Ship Crews To Be Closely Monitored: Karan
SUNBIZ

Cargo Ship Crews To Be Closely Monitored: Karan

“International cargo ships will be allowed in Fiji, we are monitoring the situation very closely,” Mr Karan said.

Church Group Calls On Members To Heed COVID-19 Warnings
NATION

Church Group Calls On Members To Heed COVID-19 Warnings

General Secretary Reverend James Bhagwan has urged that churches postpone large gatherings, meetings and conferences...

World Health Organization Characterizes COVID-19 Outbreak As Pandemic
WORLD

World Health Organization Characterizes COVID-19 Outbreak As Pandemic

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called on all countries to strike a fine balance between protecting ...

No Vaccines Yet For COVID-19, Says Health Minister
NEWS

No Vaccines Yet For COVID-19, Says Health Minister

He said: “Medicines and chemicals that haven’t been tested we need to understand not only the good that it bring...

COVID-19: Isolation Units Will Take Place In Other Divisions Say Health Ministry
NEWS

COVID-19: Isolation Units Will Take Place In Other Divisions Say Health Ministry

Quarantine setups are precautionary steps guided by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Move To Revive Our Traditional Games
SPORTS

Move To Revive Our Traditional Games

The Fiji National Sports Commission (FNSC) together with the Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts, Ministry of i...

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