Update: Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory (MDL) Registration & Accreditation

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - June 29, 2021 – In its regulatory role, the Health Council is responsible for ensuring the accreditation of all clinical laboratories on island according to Bermuda’s Public Health (Clinical Laboratories) Regulations 2002. A clinical laboratory is defined as a ... Read more

Premier: Mandatory Quarantine Set To Expire When 70% Of Our Population Is Fully Immunised  

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The following letter to members of the Progressive Labour by Party Leader & Premier David Burt was released this morning, in the lead up to the protest demonstration at the Cabinet Building at 11:30am against COVID-19 restrictions...   As the Delta variant causes big increases in coronavirus c... Read more

Tributes Pour In Following Sudden Death Of William ‘Jimmy Dock’ Richardson

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Tributes continue to pour in following the sudden death last week, of one of the Corporation of Hamilton's most familiar faces. William 'Jimmy Dock' Richardson worked for the City of Hamilton for just over 29 years. He joined the Corporation of Hamilton on Oct 13th, in 1986. He was a senior member ... Read more

Harvard Grad Gabby Thomas Is ‘Speechless’ After Running Third-Fastest 200 Ever, Qualifies For Tokyo

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Popsugar.Fitness: By Maggie Ryan - Gabby Thomas's résumé was already impressive, but now the 24-year-old Harvard grad gets to add a really eye-catching line: Olympic sprinter. Thomas blasted her way through the 200-meter sprint at the Olympic trials on Saturday, earning a spot on Team USA, posti... Read more

Danny Weakens To Tropical Depression Hours After Landfall North Of Georgia & South Carolina Border

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[caption id="attachment_45317" align="alignleft" width="481"] Photo: jacksonville.com[/caption] USA Today: By Cheryl McCloudDoyle Rice - Just hours after Tropical Storm Danny made landfall late Monday near the Georgia-South Carolina border, it weakened to a Tropical Depression, according to the Na... Read more

Record-Breaking Heat In Pacific Northwest Hits High Of 116 Degrees

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A record-breaking heatwave that descended on the Pacific Northwest over the weekend reached its peak Monday. Temperatures in Portland, Oregon, and Seattle soared to 116 and 106, respectively, topping previous all-time highs — some of which have been set just in the last week.  Those are s... Read more

CLA: Increased Global Demand For Jamaican Cannabis

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The Gleaner: KINGSTON, Jamaica - Since the start of the year, the authority says it has issued 19 export permits and has seen an increase in export permit requests by licensees. The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) is reporting an increased demand for Jamaican ganja on the global ma... Read more

Stinging Criticism Levelled Against Premier By Duane Santucci In Lead Up To Protest

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https://youtu.be/YQyV2jnOmEo A voicenote was sent out via social media in the lead up to the protest demonstration at the Cabinet Building against COVID-19 restrictions later today, by a staunch critic who has been vocal throughout the series of lockdowns. Duane Santucci did not mince words when he ... Read more

Moderna & Pfizer Vaccines Could Work For Years: Report

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN - There appears to be good news for those who have received the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines — and the news is even better for people who got over COVID-19, then got those vaccinations. A study published in the medical journal Nature found reason to beli... Read more

Premier & Cabinet To ‘Greet’ Protesters At Protest Demonstration Against COVID-19 Restrictions

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Premier David Burt put an end to speculation as to whether or not he will meet with protest demonstrators who plan to meet at the Cabinet Building later this morning (June 29). In a statement released last night, Mr Burt said the Cabinet meeting will be put on pause to see the demonstrators opposed ... Read more