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Roll Up Your Sleeve for a Fourth Vaccine Dose?

Roll Up Your Sleeve for a Fourth Vaccine Dose?

British Columbia health officials are still undecided on whether fourth vaccine doses will be made available to the general population as immunity to COVID-19 wanes and the possibility of future, more transmissible variants looms. The BA2 Omicron subvariant has already fueled a sixth wave amid BC’s relaxed public health measures, and limited data reporting and …

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“Major discovery” by new immigrant could impact cancer, muscle dystrophy treatments

yeeta“No one before has shown this,” says Anthony Scimè, Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Health Science at York University, Toronto. “The unique mechanism of this protein was not expected at all!” It is hard to miss the excitement in his voice when he talks about the research paper led by his former PhD student, Debasmita …

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Ontario’s top doctor predicts ‘calm summer’ for COVID-19, worries about BA.4, BA.5

TORONTO – Ontario’s COVID-19 indicators are heading in the right direction ahead of what looks to be a “calm summer,” potentially followed by another round of vaccinations for people at high risk in the fall, the province’s top doctor said Thursday. Dr. Kieran Moore, the chief medical officer of health, says COVID-19 levels in wastewater …

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Ontario’s top doctor predicts ‘calm summer’ for COVID-19, worries about BA.4, BA.5

TORONTO – Ontario’s COVID-19 indicators are heading in the right direction ahead of what looks to be a “calm summer,” potentially followed by another round of vaccinations for people at high risk in the fall, the province’s top doctor said Thursday. Dr. Kieran Moore, the chief medical officer of health, says COVID-19 levels in wastewater …

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Ontario’s top doctor predicts ‘calm summer’ for COVID-19, worries about BA.4, BA.5

TORONTO – Ontario’s COVID-19 indicators are heading in the right direction ahead of what looks to be a “calm summer,” potentially followed by another round of vaccinations for people at high risk in the fall, the province’s top doctor said Thursday. Dr. Kieran Moore, the chief medical officer of health, says COVID-19 levels in wastewater …

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Small flock in Comox Valley is BC’s 7th to test positive for avian influenza

VICTORIA – A small poultry flock in British Columbia’s Comox Valley has tested positive for the avian flu, the first case on Vancouver Island. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says in a release that the H5N1 virus has now been found in seven flocks across the province. It says the infected location has been placed …

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Small flock in Comox Valley is BC’s 7th to test positive for avian influenza

VICTORIA – A small poultry flock in British Columbia’s Comox Valley has tested positive for the avian flu, the first case on Vancouver Island. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says in a release that the H5N1 virus has now been found in seven flocks across the province. It says the infected location has been placed …

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Small flock in Comox Valley is BC’s 7th to test positive for avian influenza

VICTORIA – A small poultry flock in British Columbia’s Comox Valley has tested positive for the avian flu, the first case on Vancouver Island. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says in a release that the H5N1 virus has now been found in seven flocks across the province. It says the infected location has been placed …

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Alberta reporting two probable cases of mystery liver disease in patients under 16

EDMONTON – Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says there are two probable cases of severe acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children in the province. Dr. Deena Hinshaw says both children are under 16. She says one of the patients was treated, discharged from hospital and is doing well. Hinshaw says the other patient …

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