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5 KEYS for food safety in the holiday season during the COVID-19 pandemic

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The FINANCIAL — According to PAHO, during the holiday season, food is prepared in large quantities and quite ahead of time, which increases the risks of FBDs. This holiday season will be atypical due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to keep your family safe, apply the 5 keys to prevent FBDs following these guidelines: 1. Water and food are “safe” when they do not contain dangerous microbes (bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi), toxic chemicals or foreign physical agents (soil, hair, insects, etc.) which are a risk for our health. A safe food is also referred to as innocuous. Safe…

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5 KEYS for food safety in the holiday season during the COVID-19 pandemic

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The FINANCIAL — According to PAHO, during the holiday season, food is prepared in large quantities and quite ahead of time, which increases the risks of FBDs. This holiday season will be atypical due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to keep your family safe, apply the 5 keys to prevent FBDs following these guidelines:…

WHO publishes series of profiles on climate change and health in island states

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THE FINANCIAL — Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are among the most vulnerable nations to climate change in the world. Yet, many island states are also leading in the global response to climate change, through ambitious emissions reduction targets, adaptation actions, and developing climate resilient health systems. On 4 November 2020, WHO together with the…