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Oxford-AstraZeneca didn’t tell vaccine trial volunteers about dosing mishap – National

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About 1,500 of the initial volunteers in a late-stage clinical trial of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine were given the wrong dose, but weren’t informed that a mistake had been made after the blunder was discovered, documents obtained by Reuters show. Instead, the dosing mishap was presented to the trial …

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Manitobans part of study looking at how many Canadians have had COVID-19 and didn’t know – Winnipeg

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Nearly 1,800 Manitobans will soon receive an odd piece of mail asking for a sample of their blood. The unique delivery contains a blood test kit — complete with gloves, alcohol swabs, and a finger pricking device — and is part of a cross-country study by Statistics Canada looking …

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Ontario didn’t replenish PPE stockpiles before COVID-19, long-term care commission says

Ontario didn’t replenish PPE stockpiles before COVID-19, long-term care commission says

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 7, 2021 2:12 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A commission examining the impact of COVID-19 on Ontario’s long-term care system has heard the …

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Calgary comedian hospitalized with COVID-19 says he didn’t take warnings seriously before falling ill

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A Calgary comedian hospitalized with a serious case of COVID-19 said he’s learned a valuable lesson, and admits he previously didn’t take the health restrictions as seriously as he should have. Stu Hughes was trying to make the 20th season of FunnyFest a memorable one, even with health restrictions …

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Reality check: No, the WHO didn’t reverse its position on coronavirus lockdowns – National

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The World Health Organization has been working this week to clarify its stance on pandemic lockdowns after one of its officials acknowledged the negative economic consequences such measures can bring.  Dr. David Nabarro, the organization’s special envoy on COVID-19, made an appeal for world leaders to “stop using lockdowns …

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Fauci says he didn’t agree to be in Trump campaign ad – National

Fauci says he didn’t agree to be in Trump campaign ad - National

WASHINGTON — Top U.S. infectious diseases expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Sunday he had not agreed to be featured in an ad by President Donald Trump‘s re-election campaign and that his comments were taken out of context. Read more: Keeping Canada, U.S. border closed may help ‘keep lid’ …

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‘A system that didn’t hold up’: Families of Italy’s coronavirus victims seek answers – National

‘A system that didn’t hold up’: Families of Italy’s coronavirus victims seek answers - National

It started out as way for grief-struck families to mourn their coronavirus dead online: a Facebook group where relatives who were denied a funeral because of Italy’s stringent lockdowns could share photos, memories and sorrow that their loved ones had died all alone. But this spontaneous virtual forum for eulogies, …

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CUPE poll shows Peterborough, Lindsay residents feel province didn’t plan properly for COVID-19 – Peterborough

CUPE poll shows Peterborough, Lindsay residents feel province didn’t plan properly for COVID-19 - Peterborough

A new poll from the Canadian Union of Public Employees suggests nearly 60 per cent of residents in Peterborough and Lindsay feel the province didn’t properly plan to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. Released on Monday, the poll, conducted in early May for CUPE’s Ontario Council of Hospital Unions and …

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70th birthday train went ahead for Calgary man who didn’t live to see big milestone – Calgary

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Birthday trains have become a popular way of celebrating for Calgarians during this time of social distancing. There was a particularly unique one Tuesday to mark Rick McWilliam’s 70th birthday. His friend Jen Brown planned the event some time ago. READ MORE: Drive-by birthdays: Calgarians celebrate kids’ special days with …

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These Canadians living abroad didn’t come home when coronavirus started — and still won’t – National

These Canadians living abroad didn’t come home when coronavirus started — and still won’t - National

Scrambling home on international flights and paying thousands to find footing on Canadian soil again isn’t an ideal scenario for many expats who choose to live abroad during the coronavirus pandemic. As some countries saw the spread of the virus weeks before cases were confirmed in Canada and are seemingly …

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