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COVID-19 vaccine uptake for youngest Ontario children lower than experts expected

The number of children under the age of five getting vaccinated against COVID-19 in Ontario is even lower than the relatively small numbers...

Long COVID-19 linked with autoimmune diseases, Canadian study shows

Some long COVID patients suffering symptoms including fatigue and shortness of breath are showing signs of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus,...

Ottawa leaning toward ending pandemic border measures, sources say

The federal government is leaning toward dropping the vaccine requirement for people entering Canada — ending random COVID-19 testing at airports — and making...

Bivalent COVID-19 vaccine available for Nova Scotians 18 and older

Nova Scotians 18 and older can now schedule an appointment to get the updated bivalent COVID-19 vaccine. The provincial health authority says those who...

'This is a crisis': Head of medical association warns that the health-care system faces 'collapse'

The new president of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) said Wednesday he fears the country's fragile health-care system will deteriorate further without an injection...

Manitoba expands eligibility for Omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine to anyone 18 and older

Manitoba's eligibility for the bivalent COVID-19 vaccine that targets the Omicron variant of the coronavirus has expanded to include anyone over 18, the provincial...

Bivalent booster for COVID-19 now available to adults in Alberta

Albertans can now roll up their sleeves for the COVID-19 bivalent vaccine but pharmacists are not expecting a frenzy for the new booster.Alberta Health...

B.C. unclear over how Canadian Blood Services private plasma deal will affect donations

The B.C. government has not said how a deal struck between Canadian Blood Services and an international for-profit plasma provider will affect donations in...

The end of random border testing can't come soon enough for many travellers

The federal government's pandemic border measures — including random testing for vaccinated travellers — could be coming to an end soon. It might...

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