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PAHO: Children face significant Covid risk, but countries must do everything ‘to safely reopen schools’

“[…] With each day that children go without in-person schooling, the higher the likelihood that they drop out and never return to school. For some of the most vulnerable children—particularly for our girls—this can have lasting consequences. “Experts agree that the pandemic has triggered the worst educational crisis we have ever seen in the …

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Two returning nationals test positive for Delta variant; unvaccinated travellers came from USA and Mexico

Trinidad and Tobago has its first two confirmed cases of the Covid-19 Delta variant. The Ministry of Health revealed that both patients are recently returned nationals, who entered the country on the back of negative PCR tests—before testing positive while in state-supervised quarantine. Both are unvaccinated. At present, both persons …

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Daly Bread: Having too much sugar

What do sugar and a Sikorsky helicopter have in common? Perhaps the Sikorsky deal, currently prominent news, was a sweet one with too much sugar. But there is more to it than that. We have been consistently told that a significant number of our Covid deaths are the result of …

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