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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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Provinces continue towards COVID-19 vaccine targets amid military head’s resignation

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

Canadian provinces continued to take steps towards hitting their COVID-19 vaccination targets on Sunday even as questions linger after the departure of the senior military officer in charge of the national immunization drive. Ontario administered its seven millionth vaccine dose over the weekend, which saw several hot spots trying …

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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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COVID-19: Vaccine bookings open to all B.C. adults Sunday, Surrey adds walk-in clinics

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

British Columbia is marking another milestone in its COVID-19 vaccine rollout: As of 7 p.m. Sunday, everyone aged 18 and over will be eligible to book their jab. Anyone looking to book will need to register with the province. This comes as efforts also ramp up to increase the …

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Feds face calls for answers after general overseeing COVID-19 vaccine rollout sidelined

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 16, 2021 1:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The federal Liberal government is facing growing calls for answers on why the military general …

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