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5 things to know about for Monday, December 27, 2021

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5 things to know about for Monday, December 27, 2021

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South African anti-apartheid activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu has died aged 90 and the United States has added new substances to its list of carcinogens. Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

1. Mourning tutu: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a passionate advocate for the struggle to end apartheid in South Africa, has died at the age of 90. This is how world leaders remember him.

2. Omicron in Canada: COVID-19 continues to spread across Canada. Ontario reported 9,826 new cases on Sunday and a record 10,412 infections on Christmas Day.

3. Carcinogenic report: Chronic bacterial infection, a flame retardant and some by-products of water treatment processes have been added to a list of identified carcinogens in the United States

4. Microplastics and ITN: A new small study has found that people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have more microplastics in their stool.

5. Speed ​​regulator: At least four ocean-going cruise ships have been turned away from ports of call or have been banned from letting passengers disembark in the Americas this week due to cases of COVID-19 on board.

One more thing…

Strange flights: takes a look at some of the strangest thefts reported to Canadian law enforcement in 2021.

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