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Ministry working with PAHO after cholera case

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville has assured the public that the Bahamas can handle an outbreak of cholera, should one occur, adding that officials were actively working to implement additional protocols.

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Infections declining, but vaccine rates ‘plateaued’

WHILE a Pan American Health Organisation official acknowledged that COVID-19 infections and deaths are declining throughout the region, she also stated that vaccine rates have “plateaued” in the Caribbean.

PM slams VAT ‘doomsday prophets and pundits’

Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday slammed the “doomsday prophets and pundits” over Value-Added Tax (VAT), lauding its implementation as “remarkably smooth” and suggesting it would serve as a model for reforming other existing taxes.