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Should COVID-19 vaccines be mandatory for healthcare workers? Experts weigh in

There are growing calls from doctors and medical groups to make COVID-19 vaccinations compulsory for healthcare workers in Canada. Read…

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U.S. moving in ‘wrong direction’ says Fauci, as COVID-19 Delta variant rages on

Fauci said government experts are reviewing early data as they consider whether to recommend that vaccinated individuals to get COVID-19…

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Ontario reports 172 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths

According to Sunday’s report, 48 cases were recorded in Toronto, 23 in Peel Region, and 11 in Hamilton and Durham.…

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‘Shadow pandemic’ of femicide looms, experts warn as Canada prepares to reopen

Femicide is the killing of a girl or woman because of their gender. Men were identified as the accused in…

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Ontario reports 170 COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths; 124K more vaccines administered

In Ontario, 80.7 per cent of adults aged 18-plus have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and 67.1 per…

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France’s far right take to the streets in protest of COVID-19 vaccine rules

French virus infections are spiking and hospitalizations are rising. The government is trying to speed up vaccination to protect vulnerable…

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‘Freedom’: Thousands protest in Australia against COVID-19 lockdown, vaccines

Police in Sydney made several arrests after crowds marching to protest COVID-19 lockdown restrictions broke through barriers and threw plastic…

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Age, location, information: experts outline key factors boosting COVID-19 vaccine uptake

What’s the secret to vaccine success? According to the experts, everything plays a role, including where you live, how old…

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COVID-19: Middlesex-London Health Unit adds 10 cases Friday

While the MLHU reported 10 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, Southwestern Public Health and Lambton Public Health did not add…

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Are fake vaccine cards being used to enter Canada?

Fake vaccine cards and passports are emerging for sale on the web. Canadian border agents say they’re aware. Read More…

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Quebec reports more than 100 new COVID-19 cases again, hospitalizations drop

Quebec recorded 101 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death Friday amid a slight uptick in infections in the province.…

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Ontario reports 192 COVID-19 cases, 1 death

According to Friday’s report, 43 cases were recorded in Toronto, 25 in Peel Region, 18 York Region and Waterloo and…

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While some U.S. Republicans push COVID-19 vaccine, experts warn it may be too late

Republicans are under increasing pressure to speak out to persuade vaccine skeptics to take the shots as a new, more…

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Longer gap between Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shots boosts antibodies higher, study finds

The study might help inform vaccination strategies against the Delta variant, which reduces the effectiveness of a first dose of…

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COVID-19: MLHU would support mandatory vaccination at Western University

‘Maximizing vaccine uptake is absolutely critical to a safe return to campuses and to classrooms,’ says MLHU associate medical officer…

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2-dose vaccine series may be offered to those previously infected with COVID-19: NACI

“At this point, those who have been previously infected do have an immune response that is enhanced by one or…

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‘Now is the perfect time to be involved in space’: Edmonton physician and space scientist

The Edmonton-raised physician, aquanaut and scientist-astronaut candidate has been fascinated by space travel as long as she can remember. Read…

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COVID-19 outbreaks among unvaccinated NFL players could lead to forfeited games

For the purposes of playoff seeding, the forfeiting team will be credited with a loss and the other team will…

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