Individuals with Down syndrome at greater risk of COVID-19: advocates

 
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Canada has had more than 660,200 total cases of COVID-19, with more than 83,300 cases still active. Here's what else you need to know to start your day.
 
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  Possible second impeachment
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  'Real fear'
Lawmakers trapped inside the U.S. Capitol during the pro-Trump riots felt a swirl of emotions, according to an Associated Press photojournalist who was inside with them.
 
3
  Need to connect
Sparked by an explosion of COVID-19 cases, Quebec's month-long curfew could increase people's feelings of loneliness, one expert warned, urging people to maintain personal connections and physical activity.
 
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  'A constant worry'
With many children and adults with Down syndrome in isolation for the better part of a year, in addition to the increased health risks, advocates are sounding the alarm about the disproportionate impact the virus is having on the community.
 
5
  Child marriage
A new study has found that child marriage "remains legal and persists" across Canada, despite the country's global efforts to help end the practice abroad.
 
 
 
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