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‘There is nothing sinister here!’ Doctors dismiss claim that MoH suppressed Covid results before election

Dr Roshan Parasram, chief medical officer at the Ministry of Health, and Dr Naresh Nandram, the principal medical officer of the Epidemiology Division, were asked to defend their professional ethics today, after a suggestion that the approach of health care professionals to Covid-19 was altered for political reasons—in the build-up …

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Dear Corona: A poetic look at a deadly pandemic

“Social distancing now in effect/Isolate and quarantine to keep you in check; “I’m angry with you for all you’ve done/Wondering if the worst is yet to come…” The following poem on the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic was submitted to Wired868 by Kaius, an employee at the Port of Spain Magistrate’s …

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19 more Covid-19 positives; MoH confirms 116 active cases

The 2020 General Election has now come and gone—although UNC leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is insisting on a recount—but the novel coronavirus pandemic is still here and creating a nuisance. Today, the Ministry of Health confirmed 19 new positive cases, which are batched results since 7 August and not solely from …

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