Journalists Document True Toll of Covid on Health Care’s Front-Line Force

Journalists Stay on Top of Rocky Vaccine Rollout

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Positive COVID-19 tests lead to postponed matches at World Men’s Curling Championship in Calgary: officials

Positive COVID-19 tests lead to postponed matches at World Men’s Curling Championship in Calgary: officials

All matches at the World Men’s Curling Championship taking place in Calgary are being postponed because of positive COVID-19 tests, Curling Canada said late Friday night.In a news release, the sporting body said it is following the COVID-19 response

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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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500,000+ Trinity Health patients affected in widespread Accellion data breach

Report: Healthcare data breaches spiked 55% in 2020

A data breach resulting from vulnerabilities in file transfer service provider Accellion’s software has affected multiple healthcare entities. The latest victim is Livonia, Michigan-based Trinity Health, which recently announced the security incident that has affected over half a million of

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MACPAC approves recommendations on specialty drugs, behavioral health

MACPAC approves recommendations on specialty drugs, behavioral health

The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission approved recommendations on accelerated-approval drugs and behavioral health services during its April meeting on Friday.Commissioners voted to recommend that Congress increase the minimum rebate percentage and additional inflationary rebate on drugs approved

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