Much of the school system did remain open – but mounting evidence suggests school closures had at best a minimal impact on reducing infection rates, including in Britain, as children are less likely to catch or spread the virus.
“I want to bring on a skilled, private investigator, that is independent of us all,” she said. “So we’ll get to the bottom of the truth and whatever that truth looks like, at the very least, it would be closer to the truth than I have been in the last two years.”
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The World Health Organization earlier on Tuesday expressed special concern for the spike in cases in Argentina after months in which the country appeared to have the outbreak under control. More than 100,000 cases of Covid-19 are being reported daily in the Americas, the global health organization said.
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“In order to support this work, Welsh Government’s Dementia Oversight of Implementation and Impact Group (DOIIG) has been reinstated and is meeting virtually to ensure that the actions set out within the dementia action plan are prioritised in the Covid-19 context.”
Paediatricians and health officials in the world’s fourth most populous country said the high number of child deaths from a disease that mostly kills the elderly was due to underlying factors, in particular malnutrition, anaemia and inadequate child health facilities.