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Experts rue simple steps not taken before latest COVID surge

Experts rue simple steps not taken before latest COVID surge

With new omicron variants again driving COVID-19 hospital admissions and deaths higher in recent weeks, states and cities are rethinking their responses and the White House is stepping up efforts to alert the public .

Missouri's answer to abortion law questions: don't ask us

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Ontario opens fourth doses to all adults, but Moore says some may want to wait

Ontario opens fourth doses to all adults, but Moore says some may want to wait

TORONTO — Ontario is widening access to fourth COVID-19 vaccine doses to all adults, but the province's top doctor says some may want to wait for a new shot that's expected to better target Omicron variants. Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr.
Saskatchewan health officials confirm first case of monkeypox in province

Saskatchewan health officials confirm first case of monkeypox in province

REGINA — Public health officials in Saskatchewan say they have confirmed the first case of monkeypox in the province.
First Nations in northern Ontario facing COVID surge amid health-care worker shortage

First Nations in northern Ontario facing COVID surge amid health-care worker shortage

Several First Nations in Ontario's Far North are in a "very dire situation" as they deal with a surge in COVID-19 amid an ongoing shortage of health-care workers, a doctor with a health organization in the region said as he called on governments to a

Demand for monkeypox vaccine overwhelms NYC system

NEW YORK (AP) — Soaring demand for the monkeypox vaccine caused the appointment system to crash in New York City, one of many places where supplies have been running out almost as soon as they arrive.
St. Jude expanding investment for research, additional jobs

St. Jude expanding investment for research, additional jobs

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is increasing its investment by $1.
Where do Canada's provinces and territories stand on COVID-19 fourth doses?

Where do Canada's provinces and territories stand on COVID-19 fourth doses?

Canada's provinces are taking differing approaches to rolling out fourth doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Some are offering the second boosters to all adults in response to the highly contagious BA.4 and BA.
People 50 and older can now get second COVID-19 boosters in Newfoundland and Labrador

People 50 and older can now get second COVID-19 boosters in Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador has become one of the latest — and last — provinces to expand access to a second COVID-19 booster as the BA.5 Omicron subvariant fuels a summer surge. Dr.
Canadian incomes went up in 2020 amid uptake of pandemic benefits: census data

Canadian incomes went up in 2020 amid uptake of pandemic benefits: census data

OTTAWA — It was March 2020, just before the first lockdowns of the COVID-19 pandemic, and Ottawa resident Stephanie Fortin had recently lost her full-time retail job.
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