Health Canada approves 1st rapid PCR coronavirus test, Spartan Bioscience says – National

Health Canada approves 1st rapid PCR coronavirus test, Spartan Bioscience says - National

Health Canada has approved a rapid on-site PCR coronavirus test developed by Ottawa-based Spartan Bioscience.In an emailed statement to Global News, they specified the Spartan COVID-19 PCR test kit is a “point-of-care test” to be administered by a health-care

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Over 150 National Guard at Biden’s inauguration in Washington test positive for COVID-19 – National

Over 150 National Guard at Biden’s inauguration in Washington test positive for COVID-19 - National

Between 150 and 200 National Guard deployed to Washington, D.C., to provide security for President Joe Biden‘s inauguration have tested positive for the coronavirus, a U.S. official said on Friday.The U.S. government imposed unprecedented security measures in the city following the deadly Jan. 6 attack on

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Coronavirus: What you need to know about mRNA vaccines – National

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

The two COVID-19 vaccines approved in Canada were created by using ground-breaking genetic technology that for years held huge promise, but always ran into roadblocks — until now. It’s called synthetic mRNA, or messenger RNA.Until 2020, no mRNA vaccine

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U.K. doctors to ‘urgently review’ 12-week gap between coronavirus vaccine doses – National

The coronavirus is becoming more genetically diverse, leaving experts worried - National

A major British doctors’ group says the U.K. government should “urgently review” its decision to give people a second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine up to 12 weeks after the first, rather than the shorter gap recommended by

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Wuhan, China returns to normal as world continues to battle coronavirus pandemic – National

Wuhan, China returns to normal as world continues to battle coronavirus pandemic - National

A year ago, a notice sent to smartphones in Wuhan at 2 a.m. announced the world’s first coronavirus lockdown, bringing the bustling central Chinese industrial and transport centre to a virtual standstill almost overnight. It would last 76 days.Early

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Coronavirus deaths in long-term care underscore need for home supports, advocates say – National

Long-term care home staff struggle to isolate dementia patients amid coronavirus: experts - National

The devastating toll of COVID-19 on long-term care residents in Canada has underscored the need for increased public funding for home care, advocates say.Most seniors want to stay at home for as long as possible, and their families want

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Canada adds 206 new COVID-19 deaths while officials consider mandatory hotel quarantine – National

Canada’s cases of COVID-19 have surpassed 700K - National

Another 5,957 cases of COVID-19 were reported by Canada on Friday as government officials considered a mandatory hotel quarantine for all incoming travelers.The announcement comes amid news of at least one passenger aboard one of the 153 flights that

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

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

A cabinet minister says a couple from outside Yukon travelled to a remote community in the territory this week and received doses of COVID-19 vaccine.Community Services Minister John Streiker says he’s outraged the man and woman allegedly chartered a

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Justin Trudeau mulls mandatory hotel quarantine for returning travellers – National

Coronavirus: Feds send mobile health units to GTA to address hospital capacity crunch

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Friday his government could impose stricter restrictions on travelers at any moment in response to new, likely more contagious variants of the coronavirus — possibly making it mandatory to quarantine in a hotel at

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Roy Green: We don’t deserve dogs, but we are blessed to have them – National

Roy Green: We don’t deserve dogs, but we are blessed to have them - National

It is a relationship developed over millennia: that between dogs and humans.It’s a relationship cemented by wagging tails and wide smiles. A relationship defined by phrases like “dogs are better people than people,” or perhaps more accurately and entirely

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