Bonnie Henry

Big demand in B.C. for seniors’ high-dose flu shot

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The demand for a high-dose flu vaccine intended for people over the age of 65 has doctors’ offices and pharmacies in B.C. handing out doses almost as fast as they can stock them. Fluzone HD has four times the amount of antigens than a regular flu shot. Dr. Alex …

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B.C. reports 155 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death

B.C. reports 155 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death

British Columbia announced 155 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death on Friday. In a written statement, health officials said the number of active cases climbed again to 1,513, while another 3,713 people were isolating due to potential exposure. Most of the cases were in the Lower Mainland: …

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B.C.’s top doctor provides tips for a safe Thanksgiving

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B.C.’s top doctor has offered advice on how to have a safe Thanksgiving during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Bonnie Henry said Thursday that those who want to celebrate Thanksgiving this weekend should do so with a small group of people who are already in their social bubble. 1:09 Dr. …

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B.C. reports 115 new cases of COVID-19 as total cases near 10,000

B.C. reports 115 new cases of COVID-19 as total cases near 10,000

British Columbia reported 115 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, as its total number of cases since the pandemic began edged towards 10,000. In a written statement, health officials said the number of people who have died of the novel coronavirus remained unchanged at 244. Click here to view …

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B.C. parents watching closely as number of COVID-19-positive kids climbs

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New data shows a dramatic increase in the number of B.C. children with COVID-19 since schools reopened last month. According to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control, there were 178 cases among kids under 10 years old on Sept. 10. By Sept. 30, that number had climbed to 298 …

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B.C. health officials to provide live COVID-19 update Thursday

B.C. health officials to provide live COVID-19 update Thursday

B.C. health officials are scheduled to provide their latest update on the province’s COVID-19 response at 3 p.m. PT, Thursday. Global News will carry the briefing live here, on our Facebook page, and on BC1. On Wednesday, health officials announced a second outbreak at the Haro Park Centre long-term …

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B.C. reports 98 new COVID-19 cases, one new death as active cases dip again

B.C. reports 98 new COVID-19 cases, one new death as active cases dip again

British Columbia reported 98 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death on Friday. Active cases trended downward for the third consecutive day, with health officials reporting 1,349 in a written statement. Click here to view data » The number of active cases was revised to have dropped significantly …

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B.C. health officials to provide Thursday COVID-19 update

B.C. health officials to provide Thursday COVID-19 update

British Columbia health officials are slated to provide their latest COVID-19 update at 3 p.m. PT, Thursday. Global News will carry the briefing live here, on our Facebook page and on BC1. The update comes after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that Canada was “on the brink” of …

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B.C. reports 91 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths as number of active cases continues to decline

B.C. reports 91 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths as number of active cases continues to decline

British Columbia reported 91 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday and no new deaths. In a written statement, health officials also reported a drop of 89 active cases, leaving the provincial total at 1,376. On Monday, the province reported a decrease of 522 active cases, almost all of which …

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B.C. reports 96 new cases of COVID-19, sharp decline in active cases

B.C. reports 96 new cases of COVID-19, sharp decline in active cases

B.C.’s top doctor reported 96 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, as the number of active cases in the province dropped significantly. There are now 1,465 active cases in B.C., a decrease of 522 from Monday. Almost all of that decline occurred in the Vancouver Coastal Health region. 3:35 …

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