Delta COVID-19 variant as contagious as chickenpox, internal CDC report says

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has described the Delta variant of the coronavirus as being as transmissible as chickenpox and cautioned it could cause severe disease, … Read More

How anti-vaxxers, Delta variant threaten Biden’s COVID-19 strategy

When President Joe Biden entered office, his administration made clear it intended to fight the COVID-19 pandemic by focusing on getting the country vaccinated. With the Delta variant of the … Read More

2 shots of Pfizer vaccine 88% effective against Delta variant: study

Two doses of Pfizer or AstraZeneca‘s COVID-19 vaccine are nearly as effective against the highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant as they are against the previously dominant Alpha variant, a study … Read More

COVID-19: Public health agency reports spike in confirmed cases of Delta variant in Canada

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases attributed to the highly contagious Delta variant jumped 66 per cent in Canada this week. Canada’s chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam said … Read More

How did Waterloo Region become one of Ontario’s major COVID-19 hot spots?

On Wednesday, Waterloo Region, long known as one of Canada’s major tech hubs, raised eyebrows across the province when the Ontario government reported it had the highest number of new … Read More

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