Quebec adds 798 new coronavirus cases, 10 deaths as vaccination ramps up

Quebec recorded another 798 new novel coronavirus cases Friday, bringing its total to 291,175 over the course of the pandemic. The province reported 10 additional deaths, including three in the … Read More

Bingo, movie nights: COVID-19 outbreaks plummet in LTC homes as vaccines bring relief

After more than a year, bingo and movie nights are back at Chester Village, one of the first long-term care homes in Ontario to fully vaccinate almost all of its … Read More

Ontario reports 1,250 new coronavirus cases, 22 more deaths

Ontario is reporting 1,250 new coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing the provincial total to 306,007. Friday’s case count is higher than Thursday which saw 994 new infections — and the … Read More

Experts say lower vaccine efficacy shouldn’t be deterrent

Health experts are concerned the general public may be focusing on the wrong figures when analyzing the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines. And they worry that will lead to unnecessary hesitancy … Read More

Canada approves Johnson & Johnson’s 1-shot COVID-19 vaccine

Health Canada has approved Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, officials announced Friday. The vaccine adds to Canada’s growing arsenal, becoming the fourth official shot to get Health Canada’s seal … Read More

Fact or Fiction: Are Black people more likely to get dismissed when seeking medical care?

Trigger warning: this story contains medical details and mention of trauma that may be disturbing to some readers.  Chantal Phillips still remembers the pain she experienced back in 2000. At … Read More

Canada to announce approval of Johnson & Johnson’s 1-shot COVID-19 vaccine

Canada is set to announce it has approved Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, Global News has confirmed. The vaccine adds to Canada’s growing arsenal, becoming the fourth … Read More

26 global experts call for new investigation into COVID-19 origins

Despite a high-profile visit to China by a team of international experts in January, the world is no closer to knowing the origins of COVID-19, according to one of the … Read More

Study to probe level of COVID-19 transmission in Vancouver schools

Researchers in British Columbia are hoping to get a better understanding of just how much COVID-19 transmission is actually happening in schools. “A lot of what we know is based … Read More

Florida officials accused of prioritizing wealthy seniors for coronavirus vaccines

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and state health officials came under deeper scrutiny amid revelations that seniors in a wealthy enclave in Key Largo received hundreds of life-saving coronavirus vaccinations as … Read More