Looking forward: What is needed to restart international travel to Canada?

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 09:00:43 +0000

As more and more Canadians are receiving vaccines for COVID-19, it may be time to look at what is needed to safely reopen the border for international travel. Health Minister Patty Hajdu says that Canada is looking to come up with a form of certification that may allow vaccinated Canadians to travel abroad. In an […]

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PH Muslims urged to take Covid-19 vaccine amid Ramadan

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 05:09:38 +0000

PHILIPPINE Muslims are urged to get vaccinated even during the holy month of Ramadan for protection. During a media forum organized by the Department of Health (DoH), Dr. Bashary Latiph, minister of health of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), said that based on the guidance of Abuhuraira Udasan, the Mufti or juris of the office of the Darul Ifta’ or […]

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US to share AstraZeneca shots with world after safety check

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 01:58:42 +0000

WASHINGTON: The US will begin sharing its entire stock of AstraZeneca coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines with the world once it clears federal safety reviews, the White House said Monday, with as many as 60 million doses expected to be available for export in the coming months. The move greatly expands on the Biden administration’s […]

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Ex-world leaders urge US to waive Covid-19 vaccine property rules

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 08:13:54 +0000

PARIS: Some 170 former country leaders and Nobel prize laureates have called on the US to waive intellectual property rules for Covid-19 vaccines to give poorer countries faster access to inoculations. In an open letter to President Joe Biden published late Wednesday, the group said it was “gravely concerned by the very slow progress” in […]

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Are some Covid-19 vaccines more effective than others?

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 08:51:02 +0000

Are some Covid-19 vaccines more effective than others? It’s hard to tell since they weren’t directly compared in studies. But experts say the vaccines are alike on what matters most: preventing hospitalizations and deaths. “Luckily, all these vaccines look like they’re protecting us from severe disease,” said Dr. Monica Gandhi of the University of California, […]

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Canada Could Have Avoided the Deadly Third Wave But Politics Got in the Way

Credit to Author: Anya Zoledziowski| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 14:08:57 GMT

Doctors, scientists, and local officials have pleaded with provinces for paid sick days and other supports all along. But politics trumped science, taking lives in the process.

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