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Oil Prices Surge Past 3 As Shanghai Signals End Of Lockdown

Oil Prices Surge Past $113 As Shanghai Signals End Of Lockdown

Oil prices have topped $113 per barrel on optimism that China’s lockdowns are coming to an end and demand will not take a prolonged hit. In early afternoon markets Monday, news that Shanghai was seeing a strong recovery from COVID cases, with plans in place to ease lockdown restrictions beginning this week, outweighed a litany …

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Canadian restaurants grapple with staff shortages, rising costs – National

When a fried chicken chain opened its first location in Atlantic Canada, it was so popular it had to cut back hours. The Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen that opened a few weeks ago in a Halifax suburb has reduced its schedule because of high demand that left staff scrambling as customers queued up for hours. “Due …

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COVID-19: After brief dip, cases in BC hospital climb again

British Columbia reported another increase in the number of people with COVID-19 in the province’s hospitals and intensive care units on Thursday. The update came a week after BC reported its first decline in COVID-19 cases in hospital in weeks. According to the BC Center for Disease Control, there were 596 patients with COVID-19 in …

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COVID-19 symptoms linger for many 2 years after infection, study shows – National

Half of the COVID-19 patients discharged from a Chinese hospital in early 2020 still have at least one symptom two years later, a new study shows. Overall, regardless of initial disease severity, the 2,469 COVID-19 survivors in the study had improvements in physical and mental health over time. Nearly 90 per cent of those who …

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