Montreal public health aims to clamp down on COVID-19 variants

Montreal public health aims to clamp down on COVID-19 variants

While cases remain on the downswing and vaccines will soon be available to the public, Montrealers are urged to be cautious and to limit their contacts over the upcoming spring break to stop the potential spread of novel coronavirus

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FDA lays out shortened path for testing vaccines against new coronavirus variants

Visby gets FDA nod for single-use, rapid point-of-care COVID-19 PCR test

Dive Brief: Coronavirus vaccine developers can rely on smaller clinical trials involving just a few hundred volunteers to test whether updated versions of authorized shots protect against emerging viral strains, the Food and Drug Administration said Monday. Such studies would

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New variants mean more vaccination needed for herd immunity: Health Canada – National

Canada monitoring Pfizer vaccine after U.K. allergic reactions - National

With new coronavirus variants gaining a foothold in Canada, the percentage of vaccinated Canadians required to achieve herd immunity is increasing, Health Canada’s chief medical adviser said on Monday. Read more: Coronavirus vaccine tracker: How many Canadians are vaccinated

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B.C. education minister to provide update on COVID-19 variants in schools

B.C. education minister to provide update on COVID-19 variants in schools

B.C.’s education minister and deputy provincial health officer are scheduled to speak with reporters on Monday afternoon to discuss COVID-19 variants in schools in the Fraser Health region.Jennifer Whiteside and Dr. Réka Gustafson will speak at the news conference

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Canada’s coronavirus variants at ‘critical juncture,’ despite decline in cases: Tam – National

Canada’s coronavirus variants at ‘critical juncture,’ despite decline in cases: Tam - National

Canada’s chief public health officer said Sunday that the collective efforts to fight COVID-19 are paying off, even as the country sits at a ‘critical juncture’ in the fight against fast-spreading variants. Read more: Flying back to Canada? Here’s

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Why hasn’t India had a second wave of the coronavirus?

Why hasn’t India had a second wave of the coronavirus?

By Karina Shah Health workers conduct coronavirus tests for passengers arriving at a railway platform in MumbaiAFP via Getty Images India is emerging from the worst of its coronavirus epidemic, with no sign of a second wave in sight. The

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As COVID-19 variants spread, why are global coronavirus cases declining? – National

As COVID-19 variants spread, why are global coronavirus cases declining? - National

In an encouraging sign for the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of new coronavirus cases around the world and in Canada is continuing to fall this year.For the fifth consecutive week, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported a decline in

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Coronavirus: Officials warn of COVID-19 variants despite ‘steady decline’ in cases – National

Novavax coronavirus vaccine 1st to be effective against U.K, South Africa variants: study - National

Canada added 3,315 more cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, as well as another 63 deaths linked to the virus.To date, the country has logged over 837,500 infections, of which 783,417 have since recovered. Canada’s death toll now stands at

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Booster shots, new clinical trials: What the COVID-19 variants could mean for vaccines – National

Booster shots, new clinical trials: What the COVID-19 variants could mean for vaccines - National

In a bid to end the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of coronavirus vaccines were developed in record time last year.Now, new more transmissible variants that have emerged in different parts of the world have raised concerns about the protection

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Two coronavirus variants have merged – here’s what you need to know

Two coronavirus variants have merged – here's what you need to know

By Graham Lawton A healthcare worker hands out covid-19 tests to people in CaliforniaAllen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Two variants of the coronavirus first identified in the UK and in California appear to have combined into a

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