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Saskatchewan expanding second COVID-19 booster shots to all adults

Saskatchewan expanding second COVID-19 booster shots to all adults

REGINA — All Saskatchewan adults are to be eligible Monday to receive a fourth COVID-19 shot. The province says it is expanding eligibility for second boosters to all residents 18 and older who received their third dose at least four months ago.
CP NewsAlert: Saskatchewan expands second COVID-19 booster shots to all adults

CP NewsAlert: Saskatchewan expands second COVID-19 booster shots to all adults

REGINA — All Saskatchewan adults are to be eligible Monday to receive a fourth COVID-19 shot. The province says it is expanding eligibility for second boosters to all residents 18 and older who received their third dose at least four months ago.
Polio detected in NYC's sewage, suggesting virus circulating

Polio detected in NYC's sewage, suggesting virus circulating

NEW YORK (AP) — The virus that causes polio has been found in New York City’s wastewater in another sign that the disease, which hadn’t been seen in the U.S. in a decade, is quietly spreading among unvaccinated people, health officials said Friday.
WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it's holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox , after some critics raised concerns the name could be derogatory or have racist connotations. In a statement Friday, the U.N.

LGBTQ groups denounce Florida plan to limit transgender care

MIAMI (AP) — LGBTQ and health groups have denounced a new rule by Florida health officials set to take effect later this month to restrict Medicaid insurance coverage for gender dysphoria treatments for transgender people.
EXPLAINER: What to know about polio spreading in New York

EXPLAINER: What to know about polio spreading in New York

The polio virus has been found in New York City sewage, but officials are stressing that the highest risk is for people who haven’t been vaccinated.
Creighton students' COVID vaccine mandate appeal dismissed

Creighton students' COVID vaccine mandate appeal dismissed

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Hundreds of pot shops to receive deliveries after cyberattack on partner: OCS

Hundreds of pot shops to receive deliveries after cyberattack on partner: OCS

TORONTO — Ontario's cannabis wholesaler says hundreds of pot shops will start receiving product deliveries over the next few days as it restarts systems turned off because of a cyberattack on one of its logistics partners.
Germany: EU could OK combined COVID vaccines next month

Germany: EU could OK combined COVID vaccines next month

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's health minister said Friday that European Union drug regulators may authorize the use of vaccines that are each effective against two variants of the coronavirus.
New Zealand welcomes back first cruise ship since COVID hit

New Zealand welcomes back first cruise ship since COVID hit

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand on Friday welcomed the first cruise ship to return since the coronavirus pandemic began, signaling a long-sought return to normalcy for the nation's tourism industry.