COVID-19 vaccine shortages to hit world’s poorest countries as COVAX halts deliveries

LONDON (AP) — As many as 60 countries, including some of the world’s poorest, might be stalled at the first shots of their COVID-19 vaccinations because nearly all deliveries through … Read More

Pfizer’s COVID-19 shot less effective against South African variant: study

The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa can “break through” Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is … Read More

Canada’s COVID-19 case rate tops U.S. as country continues to lag in vaccinations

For the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak began, Canada’s rate of new cases of the novel coronavirus has eclipsed that of the United States. An analysis of numbers collected … Read More

Doctors urge schools to make coping with anger part of curriculum amid COVID-19 pandemic

Pandemic-fuelled frustration has some teens expressing anger in unhealthy ways after a year of missed social connections that would typically help them mature and regulate their emotions, says a psychiatrist … Read More

Quebec reports 1,754 cases of COVID-19, 13 more deaths as hospitalizations rise

Quebec is reporting 1,754 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as the province continues to see a surge in its daily case count. Authorities say 13 more virus related deaths … Read More

Ontario reports more than 3,800 new coronavirus cases, 19 deaths

Ontario reported 3,813 coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 382,152. “Locally, there are 973 new cases in Toronto, 669 in Peel, 442 … Read More

Positive COVID-19 tests lead to postponed matches at World Men’s Curling Championship in Calgary: officials

All matches at the World Men’s Curling Championship taking place in Calgary are being postponed because of positive COVID-19 tests, Curling Canada said late Friday night. In a news release, … Read More