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NORTH BAY As the world reacts to the emergence of a new COVID 19 variant first detected in southern Africa, questions are being asked about what this means...
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Larger font Increase article font size A+ As the world grapples with the emergence of the new highly transmissible variant of COVID 19 , worried scientists in South Africa — where...
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The latest death, reported Nov. 23, involved a man in his 60s from Elgin County. SWPH also reported a death Nov. 22 involving a man in his 80s from Elgin...
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Old Spice brand antiperspirant and deodorant is here displayed at a supermarket in Princeton, Illinois, on October 23, 2013. CNN Share Procter & Gamble Co. issued a recall for more...
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Merck & Co said on Friday updated data from its study of its experimental COVID 19 pill showed the drug was significantly less effective in cutting hospitalizations and deaths than previously...
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BARRIE Lisa Raitt says caring for her husband Bruce, who was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimers disease in 2016, is a battle. The former deputy leader of the...
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For the first time, B.C.’s Ministry of Health has provided information about people who likely caught COVID 19 after going to acute care settings for medical treatment or work, with 1, 619...
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The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has compiled a report describing at least 1, 533 people getting COVID 19 in acute care settings, at least 189 of whom died. The report was released...
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Alberta agencies supporting women and girls experiencing domestic violence say the demand for supports are higher than ever during the pandemic and expect it will take around five years before...
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MONTREAL A Montreal infectious diseases specialist is leading a new COVID 19 vaccine trial testing the Moderna vaccine on six month old to six year old children, the last and youngest group...
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Steve Verze has become the first man in the world to be fitted with a 3D printed eye, according to Moorfields Eye Hospital. He tried the eye for size earlier this...
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THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS The European Union s drug regulator on Thursday authorized Pfizer s coronavirus vaccine for use on children from 5 to 11 years old, clearing...
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The latest death, reported Tuesday, involved a man in his 60s from Elgin County. SWPH also reported a death on Monday involving a man in his 80s from Elgin County....
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B.C. s permanent paid sick leave program, which is being implemented in the new year, will be a minimum of five days long, the province s labour minister announced Wednesday....
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A+ Health Canada approved the COVID 19 vaccine for children aged five to 11 years old on Friday, and provinces have already begun booking appointments. “This is very good news for...
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A+ Quebec’s ombudswoman is calling for a vast overhaul of the way the province cares for elderly people. Marie Rinfret issued the recommendation in her highly critical report tabled Tuesday...
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NORTH BAY A new analysis of the gout drug colchicine has found no evidence that it lessens the severity of COVID 19 or cuts the risk of death...