Top public health doctors call for stay-at-home orders in letter to Williams04/08/2021 03:00The new variants are both more transmissible and lead to more severe illnesses, Ontario data shows.New Brunswick has 168 active reported COVID-19 cases and 14 people in hospital with the disease, including eight in intensive care.However, "the same measures that we take make a difference in preventing that transmission, and we have the measures in place that we know will work", she added...
Ontario’s ICU admissions surpass 500, new COVID-19 infections top 3,00004/07/2021 03:00So far, 2.6-million Ontarians have been vaccinated against COVID-19, and Ford said the government's priority is to make sure more of those vaccines are reaching those who need them. Do vaccines work on them?Trudeau says when he speaks with Ford later Tuesday, he hopes to determine how the federal government can assist Ontario with the third wave of COVID-19 now sweeping the province...
'Clear link' between blood clots and AstraZeneca jab, says senior EMA regulator04/07/2021 03:00The benefits of the shot still outweigh the risks, he said.But many scientists say there is no definitive evidence and it is not clear whether or why AstraZeneca's vaccine would cause an issue not shared by other vaccines that target a similar part of the coronavirus.Today's news contrasts starkly with the EMA's statement that was published on March 11, which stated that AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine showed no direct links to blood clots...
India tightens screws as Covid-19 infections hit new record04/06/2021 03:00This is the biggest daily rise in cases since September 19, when 93,337 fresh infections were recorded.India has stepped up its coronavirus vaccination drive amid a deadly second wave of infections. The event will be observed from April 6 to April 14, 2021. He also ordered the special teams to visit Punjab and Chhattisgarh due to the disproportionate number of deaths being reported...
When can I register online for the COVID-19 vaccine in BC?04/06/2021 03:00On the administration of vaccines to Health Care Workers (HCWs) and Frontline Workers (FLWs) in the state, the official said 1.9 lakh HCWs have been administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and around 1,14,656 HCWs have been administered the second dose.The new "Get Vaccinated" system will be available at 8 a...