Vaccine

COVID-19: Nova Scotia expands vaccine eligibility to people aged 30 and older

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Nova Scotians aged 30 and older are now able to book an appointment to receive a Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. While the change wasn’t announced in a news release or on the province’s vaccine appointment booking website on Monday morning, available appointments were showing up for that age …

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U.K. undecided over Pfizer’s offer to fast-track COVID-19 jabs for Olympians

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

LONDON (AP) — The British government is still deciding whether to accept an offer from Pfizer to fast-track Olympic and Paralympic athletes for COVID-19 vaccines. Jabs are only being given to Britons aged 38 or older — though this will be extended to those over 35 from next week …

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Winnipeg teacher still recovering from COVID-19 after 4 weeks

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

A Winnipeg science teacher recovering from COVID-19 is sharing her experience in hospital and urging Manitobans to get vaccinated. Maria Nickel, 50, tested positive four weeks ago and spent a day in the hospital last weekend. She said it was obvious how busy front-line workers are. Read more: COVID-19: …

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Medical experts in Ontario calling for creative strategies in next phase of COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

In Ontario, medical teams have worked around the clock to vaccinate people in hot spots regions. For the last two weeks, Ontario designated 50 per cent of its incoming vaccine supply to hard-hit areas as a targeted effort to reduce transmission. Throughout the weekend, clinics have run across the …

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COVID-19: Saskatchewan breaks record for daily vaccinations, reports 167 new cases

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

On the same day Saskatchewan reported a record-breaking amount of nearly 20,000 COVID-19 vaccinations administered, the province also reported 167 new cases. Read more: COVID-19: Priority populations can begin booking second doses Monday in Saskatchewan Government officials credit the expanded capacity of its rollout program with pharmacies now involved …

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Quebec counts 716 new COVID-19 infections, 2 more deaths as vaccinations top 4.3 million

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Quebec is reporting 716 new COVID-19 cases and two additional virus-related deaths Sunday. The daily case count in the province has been under the 800 mark for most of the week, aside from Friday, which saw a slight jump with 838 cases. READ MORE: Will you need a yearly COVID-19 …

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Saskatchewan adds 196 COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Saskatchewan health officials reported an additional 196 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday and one new death. The death was reported in the Regina zone in the 80 and over age category. Read more: SHA loosening restrictions for continuing care family presence, visitation in Regina Of the new cases reported …

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COVID-19: Quebec records 760 new cases, 8 deaths as hospitalizations drop

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Quebec is reporting 760 new COVID-19 cases and eight additional virus-related deaths Saturday as hospitalizations decrease. The daily case count in the province has been hovering just under the 800-mark for most of the week, aside from Friday, which saw a slight jump with 838 cases. READ MORE: The …

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B.C. opening COVID-19 vaccine booking to everyone 18+ by Sunday night

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

By Sunday evening, everyone aged 18 and older in British Columbia will be able to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. Health officials announced the latest update to their immunization timeline at a Thursday briefing. Bookings will open first to adults aged 25 and up (born in 1996 or earlier) …

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COVID-19: Saskatchewan reports 183 new cases, 2 more deaths

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The Saskatchewan government announced two more deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday and 183 new cases, which brings the total number of provincial infections to 43,673, 8,628 of which are variants of concern. One death was reported in the north central zone and one in the central east zone, both of …

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