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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 grey areas like ‘one-dose summer’ show challenges in communicating science: experts

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

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a whole new lexicon of words and phrases over the past 18 months, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced another one last week: “one-dose summer, two-dose fall.” He made the reference in a press conference when asked about when Canadians could see some …

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‘This is big’: Experts concerned that COVID-19 fears could lead to tsunami of cancer cases

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

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in Canada, but during the pandemic physicians and health-care providers have noticed a steep decline in new diagnoses. “You wonder where some of these cancers are. Some of them are missing in action,” said Dr. Antoine Eskander, a surgical oncologist …

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COVID-19: Experts say Ontario’s full vaccination target may be hard to reach

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

TORONTO — Medical experts say Ontario will have to significantly scale up its vaccination effort to achieve its goal of fully inoculating all willing adults against COVID-19 by the end of the summer. They say the province will need far more health-care workers at vaccine clinics, 24-hour sites and …

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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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Greyhound Canada closure will be a ‘disaster’ for rural communities, experts say

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

Several transportation experts say that Greyhound Canada’s decision to shut down bus services permanently is going to have a compounded effect on some of the country’s already most disadvantaged commuters and travellers. The decision to close the bus line’s remaining routes in Ontario and Quebec deals a heavy blow …

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Experts say more measures needed to address COVID-19 aerosol transmission

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

More than a year into the novel coronavirus pandemic, Canadian experts say changes are needed to address the indoor transmission of COVID-19 aerosols, tiny particles or droplets that can stay in the air. They say the current infection control protocols in place don’t adequately help to curb the airborne …

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Health-care experts speak out following claims from families of Maimonides residents

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

Health-care experts and others are blaming the Quebec provincial government for the poor care at some seniors’ residences in the province, saying the province’s seniors residences have had staffing problems for years. “Every worker was actually working at the limit of the norms,” said François Béland, professor at the …

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Canadians need clearer guidance on what to do post COVID-19 shot, experts say

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

Half of Canadians will soon be partially protected against COVID-19, as the vaccine rollout enters full swing — but there still isn’t a lot of information on how much people who have received one vaccine dose can ease up on pandemic restrictions. As of Wednesday, about 15.5 million Canadians …

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Will Canada see a spike in influenza cases after COVID-19? Experts weigh in

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

As Canadians hunkered down at home in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19 this winter, something else happened — the country saw almost no cases of influenza. Experts say the stringent public health measures including mask wearing, physical distancing and stay-at-home orders helped to keep influenza — …

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