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Minister of Health Dr Duane Sands.

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Suicide risk among Dorian’s survivors

HEALTH officials are concerned post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression could be affecting a large number of Hurricane Dorian victims from Abaco and Grand Bahama.

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Death toll may be 'staggering'

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands has expressed fears that the official death toll from Hurricane Dorian could reach “staggering” proportions.

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HURRICANE DORIAN UPDATES: PM says 20 deaths confirmed

Wednesday's news from Abaco and Grand Bahama.

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More than one in ten has had sex act against will

MORE than one in ten Bahamians have been the victim of a non-consensual sex act, according to the Ministry of Health’s recent STEPS survey. Health Minister Duane Sands yesterday described this as a “disturbing number”. The survey found 13.1 percent

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Sands plays down dangers of mosquito virus

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands yesterday said the public should not be alarmed by reports of an increase of a potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus present in central Florida.

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