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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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Ontario expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to everyone 18 and up, starting Tuesday

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

The Ontario government says it will expand COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to everyone 18 and older — almost a week ahead of schedule — starting Tuesday, May 18 at 8 a.m. The acceleration for age eligibility was due to a large supply of vaccines scheduled to arrive in Canada this …

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COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to expand across Ontario to those aged 30 and older

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

TORONTO — Ontario is due to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility again this week, opening up appointments to people as young as 30 across the province. The government has yet to say which day the minimum age will drop. The province is also switching gears in how it distributes vaccines. …

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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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COVID-19: Priority populations can begin booking second doses Monday in Saskatchewan

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

Starting Monday, anyone over 85, along with those who received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. before Feb. 15 will be eligible to book their second dose in Saskatchewan. People being treated for cancer, are bone marrow transplant recipients or who have blood cancer diagnosed within the last …

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Maritime families concerned elderly relitives haven’t been vaccinated in hospital

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

Families in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick say they’re worried about their elderly loved ones who have been hospitalized for weeks but not yet given their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. John McKay’s mother-in-law is in her early eighties. He says she’s been an inpatient at Nova Scotia’s …

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COVID-19: Experts say clarity, collaboration needed for ‘two-dose summer’ in Ontario

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 14, 2021 6:16 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Experts say Ontario will need to leverage clarity and collaboration to reach its goal of …

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How effective is the 1st COVID-19 jab? What we know as deleted Tory tweet slams ‘one dose summer’

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

The Conservatives deleted a tweet on Thursday that leader Erin O’Toole has said was “detracting” from important conversations about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Canada. “A ‘one dose summer’ is not good enough for Canadians,” the tweet read. The tweet had a meme attached, which showed a group of …

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COVID-19: Nearly 50% of MLHU adults have first dose, all adults to be eligible in 2 weeks

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

Nearly half of all adults within the Middlesex-London Health Unit‘s jurisdiction have already had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and access to vaccines is set to expand significantly in the next two weeks. London Mayor Ed Holder said Thursday that there’s been “incredible uptake of vaccines …

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Getting AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine was the right choice, Guelph’s public health unit says

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

The public health unit for the city of Guelph says those who received an Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine made the right choice. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health released that reassuring message in a statement on Thursday, days after the province announced it was pausing the use of the vaccine. Read more: Ontario …

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