U.S. CDC approves Moderna, J&J COVID-19 vaccine boosters, along with mixing of shots

Millions more Americans can get a COVID-19 booster and choose a different company’s vaccine for that next shot, federal health officials said Thursday. Certain people who received Pfizer vaccinations months … Read More

‘Terrifying’ and ‘super scary’ say B.C. parents of infant respiratory illness during COVID-19

Mother-of-two Jasmine Barahona says it’s scary to have a child with respiratory illness at the best of times, but it’s even more terrifying during the COVID-19 pandemic. Her nine-month-old son … Read More

Canada lifts blanket warning against non-essential travel introduced amid COVID-19

The federal government has quietly lifted its advisory against all non-essential travel abroad that was introduced in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The advisory was lifted on the … Read More

Canada lifts blanket advisory against non-essential travel introduced amid COVID-19

The federal government has quietly lifted its advisory against all non-essential travel abroad that was introduced in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic — as long as those travellers … Read More

Canada’s getting an international vaccine passport. Here’s how it will work

Canadians can now get a COVID-19 proof of vaccination form for international travel, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Thursday. Here’s what you need to know. Read more: Trudeau unveils Canada’s … Read More

‘Pumpkin therapy’: How a Chilliwack, B.C. man’s 430-pound pumpkin helps him heal

Darwin Gartner and his wife Jackie have been growing massive pumpkins for years, taking part in a friendly, annual pumpkin-growing contest with their family. The Chilliwack, B.C., couple started the … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU reports 20 cases, death of man in his 70s

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) … Read More

New Brunswick officials to hold COVID-19 briefing Thursday afternoon

New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs and chief medical officer of health Dr. Jennifer Russell are scheduled to hold a COVID-19 news conference Thursday afternoon. The event is set to begin … Read More

COVID-19: A ‘terrible milestone’ as New Brunswick surpasses 100 deaths

New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs announced a “terrible milestone” on Thursday as the province reported two more deaths from COVID-19, bringing the death toll to 101. “These are not statistics. … Read More

Canada getting 2.9M COVID-19 shots for kids ‘shortly’ after approval

Canadian kids will be able to get their first doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine soon after the shots are approved by Health Canada, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In … Read More

Hospitalizations continue to drop as Quebec sees 428 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

Quebec reported 428 new infections and three additional deaths linked to COVID-19 as hospital numbers remained on the downswing Thursday. Pandemic-related hospitalizations dropped by 13 to 274. Health officials say … Read More