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How well have Canadians complied with COVID-19 restrictions? New data offers a glimpse

Anonymized mobility data from cellphones suggests people left home a lot less when provinces enacted tougher containment measures to try to control the COVID - pandemic ...

What's causing NB's mystery neurological disease? Worried residents want answers

News this week that a cluster of more than cases of an unknown neurological disease has been identified, and found only in New Brunswick, has residents of several communities on edge. ...

Canada hesitates to update guidance on AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine amid potential link to blood clots

Scientists in Europe have reportedly found a link between the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID - vaccine and extremely rare but potentially fatal blood clots, but Canadian public health officials have so far provided no update on guidance...

'Crucial moment' for Canada in battle between vaccines and variants, Tam says

Canada's top doctor said there's concern that an increase in more transmissible variants of the COVID - 12 virus may be threatening the country's progress in containing the spread of infections. ...

Severe COVID-19 linked to increased risk of stillbirth, preterm birth

COVID - may be associated with increased risks of preterm birth and other adverse pregnancy outcomes. A new data analysis links COVID - 16 to increased risk of pregnancy complications...

Ontario will allow outdoor dining in gray-lockdown zones, modifying COVID-19 restrictions

The province said it will modify some of its COVID - 01 restrictions starting Saturday, March 16, at 01: am, when it will allow outdoor dining in gray-lockdown zones and increase indoor dining capacity in red and orange...

Ontario to expand vaccinations to those aged 75 and up as of Monday

Ontarians aged 80 and older can start scheduling COVID - 10 vaccine appointments through the province's booking portal on Monday, and pharmacies will begin offering the AstraZeneca vaccine to residents 60 and above. ...

Ontario's 3rd wave of COVID-19 could hit younger adults harder. Here's why

Despite rising vaccination rates, there's a growing consensus among medical experts that Ontario's third wave of COVID - 16 cases has already started. Clinicians and epidemiologists warn patients may be both younger and sicker this time around....

Environment a chief suspect in mystery neurological disease found only in NB

An unknown neurological disease that first surfaced in the province in 42 appears to be a new condition found only in New Brunswick and is believed to be linked to environmental causes. ...

Next few weeks are critical in preventing a 3rd wave of COVID-19, Hinshaw says

Indoor social gatherings, absence of precautions and a growing number of variants are a problematic combination, says Alberta's chief medical officer of health The next few weeks are critical...

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