‘It was a shocker’: Front-line health-care worker’s family hit by COVID-19

‘It was a shocker’: Front-line health-care worker’s family hit by COVID-19

When Anissa Khan’s father starting feeling sick, she immediately told him to go get tested for COVID-19.Khan had already tested positive herself, and her mother was quite ill with the virus too.“He said that he felt like he’s coming

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To Vaccinate Veterans, Health Care Workers Must Cross Mountains, Plains, and Tundra

To Vaccinate Veterans, Health Care Workers Must Cross Mountains, Plains, and Tundra

  A Learjet 31 took off before daybreak from Helena Regional Airport in Montana, carrying six Veterans Affairs medical providers and 250 doses of historic cargo cradled in a plug-in cooler designed to minimize breakage. Even in a state where

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As Covid Surged, Vaccines Came Too Late for at Least 400 Medical Workers

Syringe of covid-19 vaccine in front of a December 2020 calendar

As health care workers in the U.S. began lining up for their first coronavirus vaccines on Dec. 14, Esmeralda Campos-Loredo was already fighting for oxygen. The 49-year-old nursing assistant and mother of two started having breathing problems just days earlier.

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Western Canadian provinces see increase in COVID-19 infections among healthcare workers

Western Canadian provinces see increase in COVID-19 infections among healthcare workers

The number of COVID-19 infections among Canadian healthcare workers has tripled in the past six months.Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia sit at the highest infection rate of workers, according to new data from the Canadian Institute for Health

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Coronavirus vaccine hesitancy declining among Quebec health-care workers, researchers say

Coronavirus vaccine hesitancy declining among Quebec health-care workers, researchers say

Lucie Tremblay wants her colleagues in Quebec’s health-care sector to get vaccinated against COVID-19.The head of nursing at the regional health board for west-central Montreal has taken a leading role in the board’s efforts to reduce vaccine hesitancy among

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Advocates call for COVID-19 vaccination access for migrant and undocumented workers

Advocates call for COVID-19 vaccination access for migrant and undocumented workers

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 24, 2021 7:23 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — Advocates say migrant and undocumented

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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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Home Care Workers Vie for Access as US Surpasses 64M COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

Staffing Reclaims Title of Home-Based Care Industry’s Biggest Challenge

Although the overall infection rate is dropping as vaccine efforts ramp up, the U.S. is nearing the grim milestone of half a million COVID-19 deaths. Florida alone has reported more than 30,000 resident deaths linked to the coronavirus since the

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Federal workers paid $819M to stay home amid coronavirus pandemic: documents – National

Federal workers paid $819M to stay home amid coronavirus pandemic: documents - National

More than one in three federal public servants were granted paid time off work during the first nine months of the COVID-19 pandemic, at a cost exceeding $800 million, according to a Treasury Board document.At the onset of the

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Feds OK’d Export of Millions of N95 Masks as U.S. Workers Cried for More

In a chemistry lab, a male researcher holds a tube with the coronavirus virus

In the midst of a national shortage of N95 masks, the U.S. government quietly granted an exception to its export ban on protective gear, allowing as many as 5 million of the masks per month to be shipped overseas. The

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