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Covid-19: the cry of alarm from the directors of hospitals in Guyana

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Guyanese hospitals are suffocated by the Covid-19 crisis: there is no more space available in the intensive care units in Cayenne, Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni or Kourou. Forced to sort the patients, the directors of three hospitals in this local authority express their dismay. They call on the local population to be vaccinated while Guyana has the lowest vaccination rate overseas.

In New Caledonia, nearly 180 nursing staff have been sent to reinforce hospital services, under pressure to fight against an exploding Covid-19 epidemic.

In Martinique, on the contrary, life gradually resumes its course with deconfinement. Non-essential businesses are reopened, as are restaurants, which must comply with health pass legislation, while only 40% of the population is vaccinated.

In Polynesia, the worst has undoubtedly been avoided for the tourism sector, which continued to welcome customers despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Report on the island of Raivavae where establishments are always full.

In Reunion Island, Ketty Turbot produces baby food jars with local products, a way for her to combine good practices and healthy food,

Finally, the Canadian photographer Mathieu Dupuis is back in Saint-Pierre-et Miquelon, at the request of the community of the archipelago, to travel the valleys and hills and immortalize the landscapes he is discovering or already knowing.


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