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PAHO Director warns that vaccines alone will not stop current COVID-19 surge

Countries report more than 1.3 million new cases in the Americas while nearly 36,000 die from the disease in one week. Washington, D.C. April 14, 2021 (PAHO) – Warning that COVID-19 vaccine…

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70% of people with Chagas don’t know they’re infected

PAHO calls for redoubling efforts to diagnose the disease, which affects between 6 and 8 million people in the Americas.   Washington, D.C., 13 April 2021 (PAHO) – On the eve…

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PAHO Director: The Americas need more COVID-19 vaccine doses and faster

As 3 million COVID-19 vaccines delivered through COVAX reach 28 countries in the Americas, the Director calls for regional immunization to become a global priority. Washington D.C., April 9, 2021…

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COVID-19 continues to surge through the Americas, PAHO Director reports

“Nowhere are infections as worrisome as in South America, where cases are mounting in nearly every country.” Washington, D.C., April 7, 2021 (PAHO)—“COVID infections continue to surge throughout the Americas,”…

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On World Health Day, PAHO Director calls for equitable pandemic recovery in the Americas

The pandemic drove between 119 and 124 million more people globally into extreme poverty last year. Fourteen years of gains in the fight against poverty have been lost. Washington, D.C.,…

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PAHO steps up COVID-19 surveillance and vaccine procurement to fight surging infections, PAHO Director reports

Genomic Surveillance Network is expanded to track variants while more than 2.5 million vaccine doses procured through COVAX arrive in 17 countries. Washington, DC, March 31, 2021 (PAHO) – Pan American…

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Tur Lider y Trahado di Centronan di Cuido di Mucha (Crèche) ta na turno pa vacuna

Ministerio di Asunto Social y Labor cumpliendo cu e peticion di doñonan di crèche ta informa cu eCentronan di Cuido di Mucha ta hunga un rol sumamente importante y ta anda…

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Canada scales up its support to PAHO in its COVID-19 response in the Caribbean

Government of Canada contributes an additional CAN$1.2 million to PAHO aimed at providing essential equipment and supplies in the Bahamas, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago. Washington, D.C.,…

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Suriname receives its first COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility

Paramaribo, Suriname. March 26, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) — Suriname today received 24,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global effort co-led by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI),…

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Sint Maarten disaster preparedness project launched, PAHO reports

The EU-funded project will include two multipurpose community centers that will act as emergency shelters and disaster preparedness assistance for government and communities. Port of Spain, Trinidad, March 26, 2021…

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