The U.S. is awash in vaccine supply. Its new concern: Will demand keep up?

On the road to mass-vaccination, the U.S. is so far ahead that it's detecting new obstacles that remain, for much of the world, an afterthought on a distant horizon.The proportion of the population who've received at least one dose is almost...

Ontario setting up checkpoints at borders with Manitoba and Quebec to limit entry amid surge of COVID-19 cases

The latest:Ontario Premier Doug Ford said his province is "losing the battle between the variants and vaccines" as his government introduced new pandemic-mitigation measures Friday that included extending a stay-at-home order and limiting interprovincial travel with Manitoba and Quebec. Ontario Solicitor General Sylvia Jones said the changes along the...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on April 15

The latest:The Ontario government is considering a further slate of restrictions to stem a rising tide of coronavirus infections, as the province wrestles with continued spread of the virus and its variants. CBC News has learned from a government source...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Tuesday

The latest:Quebec Premier François Legault announced Tuesday the province is extending emergency measures for another week in three regions, until April 25, as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise. That means the continued closure of schools and non-essential businesses, as well as...

U.S. recommends ‘pause’ for Johnson & Johnson vaccine in response to 6 clot reports

U.S. health officials are recommending a "pause" in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.More than 6.8 million doses of the J&J vaccine have been administered in the U.S. — the...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Friday

The latest:The number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care units (ICUs) across the country has reached a near record as the spread of more contagious coronavirus variants drives up hospitalizations, prompting Ontario officials to scale back non-urgent procedures. Canada's chief...

Non-essential travel a low risk for the vaccinated, CDC says in new guidance for Americans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance to say fully vaccinated people can travel within the U.S. without getting tested for the coronavirus or going into quarantine afterward.Previously, the agency had cautioned against unnecessary travel even for...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on April 1

The latest:Ontario announced a provincewide "shutdown" to combat a spike in coronavirus cases amid a third wave of infections on Thursday, while Alberta confirmed it, too, was dealing with a third round of pandemic challenges. On Thursday afternoon, Premier Jason Kenney...

COVID-19 most likely derived from animal-to-human transmission: draft report of WHO-China study

A joint WHO-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario and that a lab leak is "extremely unlikely," according to a draft copy...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Sunday

More than five million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Canada, according to CBC's vaccine tracking tool. View original article here Source
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