Children may need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 too. Here’s what we need to consider

Children may need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 too. Here's what we need to consider

An ideal COVID-19 vaccine would not only protect people from becoming ill, it would also stop the virus spreading through the population. The best way to do this is to vaccinate as many people as possible. If the best available

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‘Chances are low’ restaurants in coronavirus red zones will reopen soon, Quebec premier says

‘Chances are low’ restaurants in coronavirus red zones will reopen soon, Quebec premier says

Quebec Premier François Legault says that “chances are low” that restaurants in designated red zones will reopen by the end of the month and that he is urging more people to work from home, citing concerns about the progression

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Quebec sends ‘swat teams’ to control outbreaks of COVID-19 in 4 long-term care residences

Quebec sends ‘swat teams’ to control outbreaks of COVID-19 in 4 long-term care residences

Quebec is deploying what it is describing as “swat teams” to four long-term care homes in the province where there are significant COVID-19 outbreaks.The emergency field teams are being sent to bring the outbreaks under control and eliminate the

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Inconsistent messages on COVID-19 reflect evolving science, regional differences: Tam – National

Inconsistent messages on COVID-19 reflect evolving science, regional differences: Tam - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 22, 2020 4:14 pm     Updated October 22, 2020 4:15 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size

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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: A Little Good News and Some Bad on COVID-19

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: A Little Good News and Some Bad on COVID-19

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. For the first time in a long time, there is some good news about the coronavirus pandemic: Although cases continue to climb, fewer people seem to be dying. And there

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Prime minister is asked to help with search for NFLD man who disappeared in B.C.

Prime minister is asked to help with search for NFLD man who disappeared in B.C.

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 22, 2020 1:36 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The case of a Newfoundland and Labrador man

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Alberta introduces COVID-19 pilot project that could reduce quarantine times for international travel

Alberta introduces COVID-19 pilot project that could reduce quarantine times for international travel

Starting in November, some travellers coming to Alberta from international destinations will be able to opt in for a COVID-19 test when they enter Canada that could reduce the time they are expected to quarantine.Canada requires people to quarantine

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Why Kenya’s pro-poor health financing reforms miss their mark

Why Kenya's pro-poor health financing reforms miss their mark

Kenya has made several reforms in recent years intended to expand health service coverage to a wider population, and with a specific focus on the poor, and to reduce financial hardship due to healthcare costs. The first of these reforms,

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Coronavirus can live on skin for 9 hours, study shows. But experts say not to panic – National

Coronavirus can live on skin for 9 hours, study shows. But experts say not to panic - National

A recent study suggests the novel coronavirus can live on human skin for up to nine hours, but experts say those findings aren’t as alarming as they sound.The study by Japanese researchers, published earlier this month in the science

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Coronavirus surge pushes Czech Republic into 2nd lockdown, breaking gov’t pledges – National

Coronavirus surge pushes Czech Republic into 2nd lockdown, breaking gov’t pledges - National

Czechs had been assured it wouldn’t happen again.But amid a record surge of coronavirus infections that’s threatening the entire health system with collapse, the Czech Republic is adopting on Thursday exactly the same massive restrictions it slapped on citizens

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