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Henry Ivarature - 3 Nov 2020

Securing vaccine access in the Pacific

Pacific states need to start planning for vaccine rollout in order to start rebuilding their communities, Henry Ivarature, Nicholas Thomson and Hugh McClure write.

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COVID-19 | The Pacific response: 28 October

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Hugh McClure - 28 Oct 2020

COVID-19 | The Pacific response: 28 October

Tropical Cyclone Harold and COVID-19 are predicted to cost Vanuatu 61 per cent of it’s 2021 GDP, whilst Pacific leaders have emphasised the continued effects of the pandemic at the United Nations, Hugh McClure writes.

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COVID-19 | The Pacific response: 21 October

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Hugh McClure - 21 Oct 2020

COVID-19 | The Pacific response: 21 October

The government of French Polynesia has refused to close schools despite surging numbers of COVID-19 cases, whilst Fiji has extended financial relief to pension fund members, Hugh McClure writes.

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COVID-19 | The Pacific response: 14 October

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Hugh McClure - 14 Oct 2020

COVID-19 | The Pacific response: 14 October

Two-thirds of Papua New Guinea’s small and medium-sized businesses have been forced to close their doors as a result of COVID-19, whilst French Polynesia’s president has tested positive for the virus, Hugh McClure writes.

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COVID-19 | The Pacific response: 7 October

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Hugh McClure - 7 Oct 2020

COVID-19 | The Pacific response: 7 October

COVID-19 has emerged in the Solomon Islands, whilst PNG is slowly opening up to international travel, Hugh McClure writes.

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COVID-19 | The Pacific response: 30 September

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Hugh McClure - 30 Sep 2020

COVID-19 | The Pacific response: 30 September

Papua New Guinea’s opposition leader is putting pressure on the government to lift restrictions, whilst newly released analysis has predicted French Polynesia to be on track for 100,000 COVID-19 cases by year-end, writes Hugh McClure.

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