Ontario modelling predicts ICUs will be full by early February, but a curfew is not on the table

Ontario's latest COVID-19 modelling will project the province's intensive care units to be filled beyond capacity by early February and will also show how a new, more contagious variant of the coronavirus risks accelerating the spread of infections, sources tell CBC...

RCMP launch criminal probe into COVID-19 death tied to massive Alberta meat plant outbreak

Ariana Quesada, 16, walked into the RCMP detachment in High River, Alta., on Friday and filed a formal complaint asking police to investigate potential criminal negligence in the death of her father.Benito Quesada, a 51-year-old immigrant from Mexico supporting a wife...

New COVID-19 testing rules for air travellers will start Jan. 7

New rules requiring air travellers to test negative for COVID-19 before entering Canada will kick in on Jan. 7, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said today.The new requirement, announced Wednesday, covers all air passengers five years of age or older. Under...

New coronavirus variant has been found in Southern California

The latest:A variant of the coronavirus that appears to be more contagious has been found in Southern California, where the state's most populous county recorded more than 10,000 deaths, and authorities warned they will be patrolling streets to shut down...

Japan, France confirm cases of new coronavirus variant identified in Britain

The latest: British army helps clear backlog of truck drivers stranded by France's COVID-19 restrictions. Japan and France confirm cases of new coronavirus variant that was identified in Britain. Queen Elizabeth pays tribute to front-line workers in Christmas message. U.S. to require...

Japan confirms cases of U.K. coronavirus variant

The latest:The United States will require airline passengers from the United Kingdom to test negative for COVID-19 before their flight, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced late Thursday. The U.S. is the latest country to announce new travel...

Provinces should offer COVID-19 vaccine more widely, instead of holding back 2nd dose, experts say

There's growing consensus that offering the COVID-19 vaccine to as many people as possible may have more impact than holding back supplies to give recipients their second dose — but in Ontario, officials still plan to maintain the two-dose timeframe to ensure...

U.S. expects to have 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine by early January

The latest: Africa CDC says new virus variant appears to have emerged in Nigeria, but further investigation is needed. Ukraine's tally of confirmed coronavirus cases surpasses 1 million. Mexico now has more people hospitalized for COVID-19 than it saw at the...

What you need to know about the 2 COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in Canada

Two COVID-19 vaccines have been approved for use in Canada.The first vaccine, co-developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, was approved by Health Canada on Dec. 9, and the first shots were delivered in Quebec and Ontario on Dec. 14. Health Canada announced...

Health Canada approves Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Health Canada has approved Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in this country, clearing the way for thousands of doses to arrive by month's end.The federal department announced the approval on Wednesday after completing a review of the Massachusetts-based biotechnology company's clinical trial data....
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