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In Reunion, the dengue epidemic more deadly than the Covid-19


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More than 8,500 cases of dengue have been recorded in Reunion since the start of the year, and more than 11 people have died. The island is facing a wave of virulent dengue, more deadly than Covid-19 in the territory. This mosquito-borne virus is now circulating in all municipalities. In Guyana, the number of cases of Covid-19 continues to increase, the incidence rate also – it is 419 per 100,000 inhabitants. The resuscitation services of hospitals are saturated and some patients have been transferred to Martinique. In Martinique, a close-up on the proliferation of weapons. The number of assaults with firearms has doubled in one year. In fact, the island recorded three injured in three days, a week ago. Arms trafficking has never stopped, even during the health crisis. In New Caledonia, old nickel mines are being rehabilitated: they are revegetated with the help of a drone to promote biodiversity. Polynesia, portrait of a pearl farmer in Takaroa atoll.

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