Fluvoxamine, an antidepressant, could help to treat COVID-19: study

The drug fluvoxamine, commonly used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder or depression, shows promise as a treatment for COVID-19, according to a new study. The study, published Wednesday in the journal … Read More

Staff at B.C.’s 911 dispatcher flagged understaffing up to a year before deadly heat wave: emails

Senior management at B.C.’s emergency dispatching agency were expressing concerns about understaffing up to a year before the historic heat dome in June that led to the deaths of more than … Read More

Immunocompromised may need a 4th COVID-19 vaccine booster, CDC says

Anyone with moderate or severe pre-existing conditions or illnesses may require a fourth booster shot to keep them adequately protected from COVID-19, updated guidelines from U.S. Centers for Disease Control … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU reports 13 cases, SWPH adds 12 cases and 1 death

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

Quebec court hears stay request on mandatory vaccination for health-care workers

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 27, 2021 1:50 pm     Updated October 27, 2021 1:52 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Conservative MPs will respect COVID-19 vaccine rule, but challenge House mandate: O’Toole

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole says his caucus will respect and abide by a requirement that members of Parliament be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a medical exemption to take their … Read More

O’Toole faces caucus to discuss next steps on mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole faces his caucus today to discuss what to do about its position around mandatory vaccinations, and what that means for unvaccinated members. The issue is top … Read More

Quebec records 478 new COVID-19 cases, 4 new deaths

Quebec is reporting 478 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday and four more deaths attributable to the virus. The province has been averaging 412 new infections on a daily basis … Read More

N.B. to hold briefing to update investigation into mysterious neurological syndrome

New Brunswick is providing an update on a cluster of residents with an unknown and potentially new neurological syndrome on Wednesday afternoon. The briefing — which will include Health Minister … Read More