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Increase in flus, viral illnesses following relaxation of mask mandate

November 5th, 2022

Mask wearing may have been protecting Barbadians against more than COVID-19.

Since the relaxation of the mask mandate, viral illnesses and flus seem to be on the rise.

This trend has also been observed by Health Minister Senator Dr. the Most Honourable Jerome Walcott.

He told CBC News about the observations he’s made.

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