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Meet the nurse from Montreal who vaccinated Joe Biden

Meet the nurse from Montreal who vaccinated Joe Biden

When Ric Cuming showed up for work in early January, he was clad in navy blue scrubs and wearing a face shield, ignoring a heavy throng of reporters and ready to administer a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The chief executive nurse of ChristianaCare Christiana Hospital was tasked with …

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Dalmeny, Sask. restaurant brings authentic Louisiana cooking to the table

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The Southern Roots restaurant has a positive reputation with locals in Dalmeny, Sask. The establishment was launched by Karl Cantrelle Jr. and Charity Cantrelle in November 2019. It features a menu inspired by Karl’s roots from the deep south — in particular, the swampy areas of Louisiana. “I want …

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U.S. sets new coronavirus record with nearly 250,000 cases added – National

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First, Theresa Pirozzi’s 85-year-old dad got sick and was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance. Days later, her mom was so weak she could barely walk. Now, instead of getting ready for Christmas, Pirozzi is anxiously awaiting updates from the hospital where both of her parents are in …

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U.S. sees record coronavirus hospitalizations, cases and deaths as ICUs fill up – National

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An unrelenting U.S. coronavirus surge pushed besieged hospitals further to the brink as the United States pressed on with its immunization rollout on Thursday and prepared to ship nearly six million doses of a new vaccine on the cusp of winning regulatory approval. COVID-19 hospitalizations rose to record heights …

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U.S. could see more coronavirus deaths per day than 9/11 for months, CDC chief warns – National

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The United States could see more people die from the novel coronavirus per day than in the September 11 terrorist attacks for the next two to three months, a top health official warned Thursday about the dark winter likely ahead for the country hardest hit by the pandemic. “We …

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Coronavirus restrictions in U.S. spark escalating protests, threats against officials – National

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Arguments over mask requirements and other restrictions have turned ugly in recent days as the deadly coronavirus surge across the U.S. engulfs small and medium-size cities that once seemed safely removed from the outbreak. In Boise, Idaho, public health officials about to vote on a four-county mask mandate abruptly …

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U.S. reports over 3,000 new coronavirus deaths for 1st time as vaccine approval looms – National

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The United States on Wednesday crossed an ominous new threshold of 3,000 lives lost to COVID-19 in a single day while public health officials stepped up preparations for a vaccine campaign of historic scope ahead of imminent regulatory approval. Steady movement toward a vaccine rollout on the eve of …

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Coronavirus: Snowbirds fly south for winter amid pandemic – London

Coronavirus: Snowbirds fly south for winter amid pandemic - London

Despite the coronavirus pandemic and the Canada U.S. border being closed, some Canadian snowbirds are still finding a way to fly south for the winter. Although the border is closed to all non-commercial vehicles, flights are still operating between the countries. Paul, whose last name Global News has agreed …

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As vaccine rollout plans are finalized, U.S. prepares for worsening coronavirus surge – National

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Top U.S. health officials announced plans on Tuesday to begin vaccinating Americans against the coronavirus as early as mid-December, as nationwide deaths hit the highest number for a single day in six months. Some 20 million people could be inoculated against COVID-19 by the end of 2020 and most Americans will …

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U.S. adds over 91,000 coronavirus cases on Election Day – National

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The United States reported an alarming increase in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations on the same day Americans went to polls to elect their next president under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 91,000 new daily infections were recorded on Tuesday, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, …

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