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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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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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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COVID-19 cases rose as Canadians spent more time outside their homes: study – National

COVID-19 cases rose as Canadians spent more time outside their homes: study - National

COVID-19 cases rose as Canadians spent more time outside their homes over the past year, but warmer weather saw lower growth rates of infections, according to a new study that tracked people’s movement using cell phone data.Peer-reviewed research published

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COVID-19 opened ‘window of political opportunity’ to implement national childcare: Freeland – National

COVID-19 opened ‘window of political opportunity’ to implement national childcare: Freeland - National

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday stressed the importance of childcare and early education, saying that the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has created a “window of political opportunity” to tackle Canada’s lack of a national childcare plan.Freeland, who

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RBC giving staff an extra day off this year as workers feel ‘more exhausted’ – National

RBC giving staff an extra day off this year as workers feel ‘more exhausted’ - National

Royal Bank of Canada is giving staff an extra day off this year as workers report feeling more burnt out than ever as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on.“Many of you have told us you’re feeling more exhausted now than

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Indian PM Modi rejects calls to vaccinate youth as COVID-19 infections surpass 12M – National

Indian PM Modi rejects calls to vaccinate youth as COVID-19 infections surpass 12M - National

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday rejected calls from states to offer coronavirus vaccinations to younger people to help contain a record surge in cases.Many states in India, the world’s biggest vaccine producer, which has exported tens of

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Some U.S. areas stop using J&J COVID-19 vaccine after ‘adverse reaction’ reports – National

A look at the difference between COVID-19 vaccine efficacy and effectiveness - National

Following the shutdown of a mass vaccination site in Colorado after 11 people reported “adverse reactions” to the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 jab, a county in North Carolina also paused its use on Thursday.The decision came “out of an

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