Booster shots available to a select few

BOOSTER vaccines are currently reserved for frontline workers. This was the statement of Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) advisor Dr Yogesh Choudhri during the Radio Talk-Back Show on Sunday. “The booster right now is reserved for frontliners that include health workers, customers, immigration, stevedores and more,” Dr Choudhri said. He said other people…

COVID cases in the country stable

THE five active cases of COVID-19 currently in the isolation facilities are asymptomatic and clinically stable. Ministry of Health and Medical Services acting Incident Controller Dr Gregory Jilini during the Radio Talk-Back Show on Sunday said this is good news for the country. “For the five positive cases that we have now at the isolation…

MEHRD FIRST CASUALTY

No jab, no job policy stance THE Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) will give the director of National Training Unit time to reconsider her decision after she formally handed in her resignation to comply with the government’s “No Jab, No Job Policy”. Mrs Curtis Kalu is the director of the National Training…

Youth group survive sea ordeal

THIRTEEN youth members of Roapu Youth Group from South Malaita were rescued yesterday after their boat capsized along the coast of Ulawa Island in Makira Ulawa Province. Reports reaching Solomon Star yesterday said the incident happened yesterday morning. Three boats carrying the Roapu youth members set off one after the other for South Malaita from…

ANOTHER BODY FOUND  

HEALTH officers in Choiseul Province have identified the remains of a human corpse found on Sunday in the sea near Taro Island to be that of a young child. Speaking to Solomon Star Gizo from Choiseul Province, an eye witness Junior Vora said around 10am on Sunday their family travelled Supizae in a 40horse power…