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Starbucks steps in to help U.S. COVID-19 vaccine rollout Yesterday at 05:57 AM
New COVID-19 strain popping up more frequently across California
  • PLUS: More contagious strains of the coronavirus have now spread to more than 50 countries around the world, including the variants first identified in the UK, South Africa and Brazil.
Jan 18, 2021, 06:50 AM
U.S. congressman tests positive for COVID-19 after receiving double-dose vaccine
  • PLUS: A new study finds people who have been infected with COVID-19 are likely to be protected against catching it again for at least five months
Jan 15, 2021, 05:52 AM
Second COVID-19 doses can be delayed to speed up first dose rollout - panel
  • PLUS: Canada's pharmacists say they're ready to help speed up the country's vaccine rollout - but they're not sure yet what role they'll be playing in the effort to get shots into arms
Jan 14, 2021, 05:57 AM
COVID-19 test now required before flying to U.S. - CDC
  • PLUS: A large-scale trial of a new COVID-19 treatment is underway in the U.K.
Jan 13, 2021, 05:52 AM
COVID-19 vaccine should provide protection for at least a year - Moderna
  • PLUS: Countries including in the U.K. and South Africa continue to battle highly transmissible COVID-19 variants
Jan 12, 2021, 06:09 AM
Pfizer vaccine can protest against new COVID mutation, according to early research
  • PLUS: A new study finds, more than half of COVID-19 cases may be transmitted by people not showing symptoms
Jan 08, 2021, 06:43 AM
Canada ponders accelerating first doses of COVID-19 vaccine, delaying second doses
  • PLUS: Does getting the COVID-19 vaccine mean you can stop wearing masks, and socialize freely with family and friends?
Jan 06, 2021, 06:44 AM
UK scientists expressing concern over new COVID-19 variant that emerged in South Africa
  • PLUS: England is now under the most stringent level of restrictions since the start of the pandemic, as it deals with the surging case numbers likely fuelled by the variant of the virus identified there
Jan 05, 2021, 06:21 AM
82-year-old dialysis patient given first Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine dose in the U.K.
  • PLUS: The Public Health Agency of Canada says people should get the same COVID-19 vaccine for both doses, whenever possible
Jan 04, 2021, 05:51 AM
Vaccinations continue across Canada as Pfizer admits vials of the shot could yield more doses than expected PLUS, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's vaccine advisory committee has recommended the emergency authorization for Moderna's shot. Dec 18, 2020, 06:49 AM
Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine inching closer to approval in the U.S.
  • PLUS: Pharmacists in the U.S. have reportedly found a way to squeeze extra doses out of vials of Pfizer's vaccine
Dec 17, 2020, 06:07 AM
British scientists look into possible "key mutations" of COVID-19
  • PLUS: In the U.S., a Food and Drug Administration advisory board will discuss Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine tomorrow, after clinical trial results confirmed it's safe and effective
Dec 16, 2020, 06:05 AM
Health Experts: Pandemic Increasing Eating Disorders in Canada A Calgary pediatrician who works with teens who suffer from medical complications associated with eating disorders tells the CBC, she’s seen a 155% increase in cases during the period of March-September, compared to last year. Dec 15, 2020, 07:02 AM
The first stage of administering the COVID-19 vaccine in this country will focus on protecting the vulnerable There appears to be some disagreement on who should be the first in line for the second stage of the vaccine rollout. The National Advisory Committee on Immunization has said, those who’ve risked their lives during the pandemic, including essential workers and first responders, should be next to receive the shot. Dec 14, 2020, 08:23 AM