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Should you get a fourth dose in Ontario this summer? Experts on questions to consider

Should you get a fourth dose in Ontario this summer? Experts on questions to consider

Ontario is now allowing all adults to book fourth doses of a COVID-19 vaccine but the province's top doctor has said healthy young adults can choose to wait until the fall for a new shot that's expected to target Omicron subvariants.
Health Canada approves first COVID-19 vaccine for children under five

Health Canada approves first COVID-19 vaccine for children under five

OTTAWA — Canada's drug regulator approved Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for infants and preschoolers Thursday, making it the first vaccine approved for that age group in the country.
With COVID surging, Los Angeles may soon require masks

With COVID surging, Los Angeles may soon require masks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nick Barragan is used to wearing a mask because his job in the Hollywood film industry has long required it.
WHO: COVID-19 cases rise for the 5th week, deaths stable

WHO: COVID-19 cases rise for the 5th week, deaths stable

GENEVA (AP) — The number of new coronavirus cases reported worldwide rose for the fifth week in a row while the number of deaths remained relatively stable, the World Health Organization reported Thursday. In the U.N.
US regulators OK new COVID-19 shot option from Novavax

US regulators OK new COVID-19 shot option from Novavax

The U.S. is getting another COVID-19 vaccine choice as the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday cleared Novavax shots for adults. Novavax makes a more traditional type of shot than the three other COVID-19 vaccines available for use in the U.S.