Should all seniors get the COVID-19 vaccine before essential workers?

Should all seniors get the COVID-19 vaccine before essential workers?

With access to COVID-19 vaccines slowly expanding across Canada, some experts are emphasizing that age should be the main priority, even over some essential workers.The director of geriatrics at Sinai Health System in Toronto, Dr. Samir Sinha, says that

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COVID-19 deaths in Ontario’s 2nd wave to exceed 1st if contacts aren’t reduced, modelling suggests

Ontario reports 1,677 new coronavirus cases, 16 more deaths

There will be more coronavirus deaths from the second wave of the pandemic in Ontario than the first if there isn’t a “significant reduction” in contacts, provincial modelling released Tuesday suggests.The data shows that “mobility, and contacts between people

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Canada could hit 12-14K daily coronavirus cases in January, modelling shows – National

Canada could hit 12-14K daily coronavirus cases in January, modelling shows - National

Should Canada continue on its current trajectory, the country could see between 12,000 to 14,000 daily coronavirus cases by January, according to new national public health modelling.It emphasizes the need for all large provinces to strengthen their COVID-19 response,

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Coronavirus: Trudeau’s effort to bring rivals onside falters in face of new modelling – National

Coronavirus: Trudeau’s effort to bring rivals onside falters in face of new modelling - National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau‘s effort to try and bring rivals onside to help communicate the dramatic implications of rising COVID-19 infections appears to have faltered.While Trudeau stood in front of his home Friday and implored Canadians to stay in

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Canadians must reduce contacts to bring pandemic under control: modelling – National

Canadians must reduce contacts to bring pandemic under control: modelling - National

The coronavirus pandemic is expected to accelerate unless Canadians reduce their contact with others, new modelling shows.Health Canada’s latest modelling suggests that by Oct. 17, the cumulative case total could range between 188,150 and 197,830. Read more: How many

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Latest COVID-19 modelling suggests Ontario could see around 1,000 cases a day in October

Latest COVID-19 modelling suggests Ontario could see around 1,000 cases a day in October

Ontario health officials say the province could see upwards of 1,000 coronavirus cases a day in October, as the second wave is in full swing.The stark new forecasting comes in updated modelling released Wednesday morning by the provincial government.Cases

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B.C. Health officials warning continued behaviour will lead to ‘not stable’ growth of COVID-19 virus

B.C. records 146 COVID-19 cases over four days, no new deaths

There is increased worry from B.C. health officials of rapid growth of the spread of COVID-19 if British Columbians continue to operate at current contact rates.Modelling data presented on Thursday shows new cases of the virus will rise over

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B.C. health officials to reveal latest COVID-19 modelling

B.C. health officials to reveal latest COVID-19 modelling

British Columbia health officials are slated to provide a live briefing with the province’s latest modelling on COVID-19 at 3 p.m. PT, Thursday.Global News will carry it live here, on our Facebook page and on BC1. Read more: B.C.

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B.C. health officials to present modelling data as COVID-19 cases climb

B.C. health officials to present modelling data as COVID-19 cases climb

B.C.’s provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix will be presenting the province’s latest modelling data on Thursday afternoon.The presentation will be live on BC1, the Global BC Facebook page and the Global BC

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