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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Pfizer, BioNTech ask U.S. to allow COVID-19 vaccine emergency use in adolescents – National

Pfizer, BioNTech ask U.S. to allow COVID-19 vaccine emergency use in adolescents - National

Pfizer Inc and its German partner BioNTech SE on Friday asked U.S. regulators to allow the emergency use of their COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents aged 12 to 15.The vaccine is currently authorized for emergency use in the United States

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Pfizer requests U.S. emergency use for its COVID-19 vaccine in kids aged 12-15 – National

Couple faces charges after flying to Yukon and receiving coronavirus vaccine - National

Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech said on Friday they have requested the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to expand the emergency use of their COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents aged 12 to 15.In March, the drugmakers said the vaccine

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Longo’s brings back temporary wage bump amid Ontario COVID-19 lockdown

Longo’s brings back temporary wage bump amid Ontario COVID-19 lockdown

Grocery chain Longo’s says it will be bringing back a temporary wage bump for its front-line workers. Read more: Loblaws, Metro to end COVID-19 wage top-up for employees The Ontario-based chain’s decision, which tacks another $2 per hour for

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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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PM Trudeau warns young Canadians they can get sick ‘very quickly’ as variants surge – National

Ontario reports nearly 2,300 new coronavirus, highest number of tests processed

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is issuing a warning to young people as new COVID-19 variants continue to blanket the country, spreading quickly and sending younger Canadians into ICUs.His comments come as COVID-19 cases continue to spike upwards, with nearly

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Prince Philip: With no governor general, who from Canada might attend a royal funeral? – National

Prince Philip: With no governor general, who from Canada might attend a royal funeral? - National

The combination of both the COVID-19 pandemic and the country’s current lack of a governor general means it is not yet clear who might attend a funeral or memorial for Prince Philip — or any other royal who might

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Sunnier Areas Have Lower COVID-19 Death Rates

Sunnier Areas Have Lower COVID-19 Death Rates

So how might extra sunlight curb COVID-19? According to Weller’s group, one possible explanation is that sun exposure causes the skin to release a chemical called nitric oxide. Some laboratory studies have found that nitric oxide may reduce the

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