Opinion: Exercise can be good for you and your country especially during a crisis like COVID-19

Public parks have been gated shut, beaches emptied and stadia deserted, as an unprecedented 2.5 billion people across the world are told to sit at home. Times are tough. The Coronavirus is real and as it spreads its tentacles across the globe it is taking its toll on the lives and livelihoods of people everywhere. Measures such as closing gyms, shutting sports facilities and staying at home put a limit on a person’s mobility and exercise. Necessary, but painful, as enforced inactivity can contribute to periods of intense…

Opinion: Young Jamaican’s Invention Could Help Tackle Spread of Viruses Like COVID-19

Five years ago more than 40 babies born in Jamaican hospitals became infected with lethal bacteria – half of them died. The bacteria Klebsiella, like the Coronavirus (COVID-19), is spread from person-to-person or via contaminated surfaces. It can be killed by hand-washing with warm soapy water. The situation caught the attention of technology student Rayvon Stewart based in Jamaica who set about finding a way to curb the spread of harmful germs. “I made a determined decision that I was going to find a solution to limit…