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Unions voice concern about Ontario lifting five-day isolation rule

Unions voice concern about Ontario lifting five-day isolation rule

Two of Ontario's major teachers' unions voiced concerns Thursday about the province's decision to scrap its mandatory isolation period for COVID-19 days before thousands of students and educators return to school in person.
Health Canada approves Moderna's Omicron booster vaccine

Health Canada approves Moderna's Omicron booster vaccine

OTTAWA — Health Canada approved a new COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna Thursday that targets both the original strain of the novel coronavirus and the specific Omicron variant.
Omicron vaccine available to most in B.C. by end of October, say Dix and Bonnie Henry

Omicron vaccine available to most in B.C. by end of October, say Dix and Bonnie Henry

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor and health minister say most residents should expect to be able to receive a booster vaccine targeting Omicron variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 this month or in October. Dr.

Drug company CEO pleads guilty to selling tainted medicine

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A former owner and CEO of a South Florida drug manufacturing company has been sentenced to three years and one month in federal prison for lying to the U.S.
Tax on sugary drinks begins in Newfoundland and Labrador, though not all are on board

Tax on sugary drinks begins in Newfoundland and Labrador, though not all are on board

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Newfoundland and Labrador government launched a controversial new tax on sugary drinks Thursday, hiking in-store prices on some sweetened beverages by 20 cents a litre.
Atlanta hospital announces closure, drawing mayor's ire

Atlanta hospital announces closure, drawing mayor's ire

ATLANTA (AP) — One of Atlanta's largest hospitals said it plans to shut down in two months after experiencing more than $100 million in losses over the past year.
Omicron booster vaccine expected to arrive in Ontario next week, health minister says

Omicron booster vaccine expected to arrive in Ontario next week, health minister says

TORONTO — Ontario's health minister says the province expects to receive the first delivery of the newly approved COVID-19 vaccine that protects against the Omicron variant next week.
N.B. emergency medical technicians to assist paramedics, increase ambulance coverage

N.B. emergency medical technicians to assist paramedics, increase ambulance coverage

FREDERICTON — A training program for emergency medical technicians aimed at putting more ambulances on New Brunswick roads is scheduled to begin this fall.
Explainer: How bivalent vaccines work and what we know about protection they offer

Explainer: How bivalent vaccines work and what we know about protection they offer

Canadian regulators have approved an updated version of the COVID-19 vaccine as the change of seasons brings a possible new wave of infections.
No more 'nuance': Democrats slam GOP abortion-rights backers

No more 'nuance': Democrats slam GOP abortion-rights backers

DENVER (AP) — The anxious-looking women talk directly to the camera, warning that the Colorado Republican running for the U.S.
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