Seychelles: Seychelles' President - Pfizer Vaccines to Arrive - Tourism Numbers Back to Normal
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles will receive a storage facility needed for Pfizer's version of the COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday in time for a consignment soon to arrive in the country, President Wavel Ramkalawan said in his third live news conference. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Air Seychelles to Resume Flights to Mauritius in October After 18-Month Pause
[Seychelles News Agency] Air Seychelles will resume scheduled passenger flights to Mauritius starting October 3, the airline said on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Covid-19 Cases in Seychelles Show Downward Trend, Restrictions Remain in Place
[Seychelles News Agency] The number of COVID-19 cases recorded in Seychelles is showing a downward trend but restrictions will remain in place, said a top official on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Disinformation Dogs 'Breakthrough' Cases and the Sinopharm Vaccine
[Namibian] Since early May the African island nation of Seychelles has featured in Covid-19 anti-vaccine propaganda as infections skyrocketed, while at the same time the country enjoyed the distinction of being the most vaccinated population in the world. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

All but TWO of the countries on UK's 'amber' travel list has fewer Covid cases than the UK right now
EXCLUSIVE: Britain's rapid rise in Covid cases means it now beats almost all of the countries on its red Covid travel list in terms of daily infections: Mongolia, the Seychelles, Tunisia and Namibia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

“We Need to Act Now” — as Sub-Saharan Africa Faces Third Wave of Covid-19
Health workers on Bwama Island on Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda prepare to administer COVID-19 vaccines. “The threat of a third wave in Africa is real and rising”, said Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa. “Our priority is clear – it’s crucial that we swiftly get vaccines into the arms of Africans at high risk of falling seriously ill and dying of COVID-19.” Credit: UNICEF/Catherine NtabaddeBy Kristalina Georgieva and Abebe Aemro SelassieWASHINGTON DC, Jun 30 2021 (IPS) Sub-Saharan Africa is in the grips of a third wave of COVID-19 infections that threatens to be even more brutal than the two that c...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kristalina Georgieva and Abebe Aemro Selassie Tags: Africa Aid Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Seychelles: A Seychellois Painter Celebrates His Birthday With an Exhibition Coloured By Covid
[Seychelles News Agency] A Seychellois artist who sometimes celebrates his birthday with an exhibition of his masterpieces unveiled a new collection this year devoted to the lockdown period during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: 3 Health Specialists in Seychelles to Boost Covid-19 Response - Presence of Variants Confirmed
[Seychelles News Agency] Three World Health Organisation specialists in epidemiology, laboratory and data analysis from the Africa CDC are doing a comprehensive evaluation on the COVID-19 situation in Seychelles, a health official said Thursday, a boost in expertise that comes as the presence of three COVID variants were confirmed in the archipelago. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

They Relied on Chinese Vaccines. Now They ’re Battling Outbreaks.
More than 90 countries are using Covid shots from China. Experts say recent infections in those places should serve as a cautionary tale in the global effort to fight the disease. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - June 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sui-Lee Wee Tags: China Seychelles Islands Bahrain Mongolia Vaccination and Immunization Disease Rates Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles Slated to Receive Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Donations From U.S. Government
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles along with other African countries is set to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine through a donation from the United States (US) under the COVAX programme. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: New Dietary Guidelines Emphasise Fruits, Vegetables, Warn Against Processed Food
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles has new dietary guidelines that emphasise more fruits and vegetables and less processed foods full of salt and sugar. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Bahrain, Seychelles Discuss Post-Covid-19 Challenges, Tourism and Technology
[Seychelles News Agency] Economic challenges post-COVID-19 were discussed between the two island states of Bahrain and Seychelles on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Europe's Progress Against Covid-19 Good for Seychelles, but Central Bank Has Wary Eye On Variants
[Seychelles News Agency] The easing of COVID-19 restrictions in Europe thanks to nations' rising vaccination numbers and falling infection rates will have positive effects on tourism in Seychelles, said a top official. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles to Conduct Study to Measure Covid-19 Immunity Levels
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles' health authority will be conducting a serological survey to measure the COVID-19 immunity level among the population, a top health official said on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles, UAE Open 'Travel Corridor' Between Countries for Covid Vaccinated Travellers
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) established a new travel corridor for vaccinated travellers between the two countries as part of bilateral cooperation and recovery efforts from the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news