Covid-19 news: EU drugs regulator reviewing Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Covid-19 news: EU drugs regulator reviewing Johnson & Johnson vaccine

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Olivier Tchimou, a student pharmacist administers the vaccine to a student in Riggleman Hall.Stephen Zenner/SOPA

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Canada shatters single-day COVID-19 case record with over 9K new infections – National

Canada shatters single-day COVID-19 case record with over 9K new infections - National

The number of new COVID-19 cases across Canada hit a new all-time record Friday, surpassing 9,000 for the first time since the pandemic began.The 9,255 new infections came as provinces grapple with the spread of multiple, more transmissible variants

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43% of Asians in B.C. experienced racism in the last year, 87% say it’s getting worse: Poll

43% of Asians in B.C. experienced racism in the last year, 87% say it’s getting worse: Poll

More than four in 10 Asian British Columbians have experienced some form of racism within the last year, according to a new survey from pollster Insights West.The poll found an overwhelming majority Asians living in B.C. feel racism has

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COVID-19 placing a damper on traditional dating in New Brunswick

COVID-19 placing a damper on traditional dating in New Brunswick

COVID-19 has put a damper on the traditional dating scene and meeting that special someone has been an increasing challenge for many singles, according to the Greater Moncton Singles Facebook group.“Our whole goal is to get people off their

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Quebec adds almost 1,700 new COVID-19 cases, breaks single-day vaccination record

Quebec adds almost 1,700 new COVID-19 cases, breaks single-day vaccination record

Quebec is reporting 1,683 new cases and eight more deaths linked to COVID-19 as the province broke its single-day vaccination record Friday.Hospitalizations related to the new coronavirus rose once again. There are three more patients in hospital for a

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Ontario reports more than 4,200 COVID-19 cases, second highest case count on record

Ontario reports nearly 2,100 new COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths

Ontario is reporting 4,227 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the second highest case count ever recorded, bringing the provincial total to 378,339.The previous record of cases in a single day was on Jan. 8 amid the second wave at

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Canada’s oil sands need workers, but face complications due to COVID-19 surge

Canada’s oil sands need workers, but face complications due to COVID-19 surge

Canada’s oil sands are entering their busiest season for annual maintenance, bringing thousands of extra workers onto sites, but union officials say many members are reluctant to travel as a third wave of COVID-19 surges across the country.“It’s absolutely

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Quebec extends lockdown in 3 cities and brings back 8 p.m. curfew for Montreal, Laval

Quebec mulls easing restrictions in some regions as of Feb. 8 as coronavirus cases dip

Quebec Premier François Legault announced an extension of emergency measures in Gatineau, Lévis and Quebec City after a spike in new COVID-19 cases on Thursday.Quebec City registered the biggest jump with 436 infections reported on Thursday, almost double the

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Covid-19 news: Italy, Spain, Belgium limit use of AstraZeneca vaccine

Covid-19 news: Italy, Spain, Belgium limit use of AstraZeneca vaccine

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A health worker checks the patients queue during the COVID-19 vaccination campaign with AstraZeneca vaccine

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Breaking: Quebec tops 1,600 new cases as third COVID-19 wave deepens

Breaking: Quebec tops 1,600 new cases as third COVID-19 wave deepens

Quebec is continuing to see a rise in COVID-19 infections after the province reported 1,609 new cases Thursday.It is the highest number of new daily cases recorded since at least January, at the peak of the second wave of

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