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PAHO/WHO Nov 27
πŸ”Ή "Regardless of location, religious services should look differently this year. πŸ”Ή They should be held outdoors whenever possible or limited in size when it’s not"
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PAHO/WHO Nov 27
can increase during emergencies. Governments must include essential services to prevent and respond to during in their emergency preparedness and response plans ➑️ +INFO:
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PAHO/WHO Nov 26
🌎 Measures to control COVID-19 can be made more effective by targeting, embracing, and engaging informal workers, migrants and other populations in vulnerable situations. 🌎 Learn more at:
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PAHO/WHO Nov 26
vaccine ⬇️ βž• Full information session πŸ‘‰
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PAHO/WHO Nov 26
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PAHO/WHO Nov 25
πŸ”ˆ "It’s critical that everyone continue to practice the public health measures that we know are effective in controlling the spread of the virus πŸ‘‡",
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PAHO-WHO Caribbean Nov 25
The risk of suicide may increase in moments of crisis, but suicides are preventable. Asking about suicide does not provoke the act of suicide, it often reduces anxiety and helps people feel understood.
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PAHO-WHO Caribbean Nov 25
How can you help others to cope in times of stress and crisis? LOOK πŸ‘€: βœ…Be calm, be safe, think before you act βœ…Check for people with obvious urgent basic needs βœ…Check for people with serious distress reactions
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PAHO/WHO Nov 25
πŸ‘‰ Holiday season gatherings and travel involve risks and people should follow guidance of national and local health authorities to make the holidays as safe as possible during the pandemic.
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PAHO/WHO Nov 25
Replying to @Jarbas_Barbosa
"The individual decisions we make this holiday season won’t just affect the people closest to us, they will also impact our communities."
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PAHO/WHO Nov 25
Replying to @Jarbas_Barbosa
"People are planning πŸ’»πŸ“± virtual dinners, broadcasting virtual celebrations and opting for smaller ceremonies, even if means making personal sacrifices."
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PAHO/WHO Nov 25
Replying to @Jarbas_Barbosa
"Throughout the pandemic, our 🌎 region has reimagined how people work, go to school and participate in civic life, so that we can keep our friends and families as safe and healthy as possible πŸ’• The holidays should be no different."
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PAHO/WHO Nov 25
"The holiday season is a time for family, community and renewal. And while this year may look different, that doesn’t mean we cannot make the most of it."
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PAHO/WHO Nov 25
Replying to @Jarbas_Barbosa
"While it’s important to monitor travelers for 1️⃣4️⃣ days after arrival, ⚠️ travelers should not be placed under quarantine or subject to movement restrictions."
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PAHO/WHO Nov 25
Replying to @Jarbas_Barbosa
"To make travel safer, all countries should collectively work to prevent from πŸš‚πŸš’βœˆοΈ traveling those who have and are in isolation, as well as their contacts who are in quarantine."
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PAHO/WHO Nov 25
Replying to @Jarbas_Barbosa
"We are pleased to see that some countries in our 🌎 region are relying on more commonsense measures – such as using πŸ“ŠπŸ”¬ data about how is spreading – to continually reassess their travel guidance. We hope other countries follow their lead."
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PAHO/WHO Nov 25
"πŸ§ͺπŸ”¬ Tests are expensive, hard to implement and have limited impact in controlling the international spread of the virus. At the same time, they waste precious resources and divert limited staff from necessary functions, like contact tracing πŸ‘©πŸΎβ€βš•οΈπŸ‘¨πŸ»β€βš•οΈπŸš‘"
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PAHO/WHO Nov 25
Replying to @Jarbas_Barbosa
"Because these tests are typically done a few days prior to travel, a traveler could still be exposed to in the days leading to their πŸ›« departure."
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PAHO/WHO Nov 25
Replying to @Jarbas_Barbosa
"It can take a few days before a diagnostic test can detect a infection, so if a test is done too soon, ⚠️ a person can test negative while still being infected and contagious to others."
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PAHO/WHO Nov 25
Replying to @Jarbas_Barbosa
"Many may be thinking that testing will help them ✈️🚒 travel safely. tests are an important tool for tracking and tackling the spread of the virus, ⚠️ but we must be careful that testing does not give us a false sense of security."
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