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Additional COVID-19 vaccine doses approved for 18-plus Nunavummiut

24 May 2022 Public Service Announcement Additional COVID-19 vaccine doses approved for 18-plus Nunavummiut The Government of Nunavut’s Department of Health, in response to recent guidance from the National Advisory Committee on Immunizations, has begun offering a second COVID-19 booster shot to all Nunavummiut 18 or older. Throughout Nunavut, second COVID-19 booster shots are available […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 202217 Views

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Twenty-Eight Total Active COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in the James & Hudson Bay Region

May 24, 2022 To our community members: We can confirm there are twenty-eight (28) total active COVID-19 cases in our region. Please see the community case breakdown below: Community Active Cases Attawapiskat 0 Fort Albany 0 Kashechewan 16 Moose Factory 12 Moosonee 0 Peawanuck 0* *WAHA has not received updates on active cases from communities […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 202215 Views

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Monkeypox outbreak ‘containable,’ WHO says with 131 cases confirmed – GLOBAL

May 24, 2022 The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday there have been 131 confirmed monkeypox cases and 106 further suspected cases since the first was reported on May 7 outside the countries where it usually spreads. While the outbreak is unusual, it remains “containable” and limited, the WHO said, and it is convening […]

by tmnationtalk on May 24, 202213 Views

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Canadian study finds link between air pollution and severity of COVID-19 infection – CTV

May 24, 2022 An extensive study of thousands of COVID-19 patients in Ontario hospitals found links between the severity of their infections and the levels of common air pollutants they experience. “This adds to existing evidence that air pollution is a silent killer,” said Chen Chen, an environmental epidemiologist at the University of California and […]

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Manitoba ‘falling further behind’ in mental health care, advocates say – CBC

Patients, psychologists say there are too many barriers to care, call for better access to treatment May 24, 2022 Working full time as a single mother to a five-year-old, Raven Deering has a lot on her plate. The 25-year-old Brandon woman says she has received mental health treatment since she was a teen. But her […]

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Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on Tuesday, May 24 – CBC

Province discussing expanding 4th dose eligibility, but 3 doses still effective for most people: Hinshaw May 24, 2022 The latest: Health Minister Jason Copping and Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, gave an update on COVID-19 on May 17. Full COVID-19 figures from the period of May 10 to May 16 were […]

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COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What’s happening the week of May 22 – CBC

Businesses already seeing the return of tourists May 24, 2022 Some businesses were busier than expected during the long weekend, and they’re calling it a good sign for the upcoming tourism season. The health care system is seeing more no-shows for diagnostic imaging appointments, and believe fear about going to the hospital during the pandemic […]

by tmnationtalk on May 24, 202213 Views

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Ontario reports 890 COVID-19 hospitalizations, 3 more deaths after long weekend – CBC

Hospitalizations down from week before, but not all hospitals reporting data Tuesday May 24, 2022 Ontario is reporting 890 COVID-19 hospitalizations and three more deaths linked to the virus, however not all hospitals have submitted their data from the long weekend. Tuesday’s reported hospitalizations are up slightly from 879 on Monday but down from 1,345 […]

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Health officials continue to monitor monkeypox cases in Europe and North America – CBC

Spread outside West and Central Africa is unusual; investigation still in early stages May 23, 2022 The World Health Organization (WHO) does not have evidence that the monkeypox virus has mutated, a senior executive at the United Nations agency said in a briefing on Monday morning, noting the infectious disease that has been endemic in […]

by tmnationtalk on May 24, 202211 Views

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Wastewater study indicates COVID-19 levels low in Sask. despite small regional upticks – CBC

Some viral particles are of unconfirmed Omicron lineages May 23, 2022 The ongoing study of wastewater in an effort to track the prevalence of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan’s larger communities has recorded among some of the lowest levels of viral load since January, according to the researchers behind it. The Global Institute for Water Security has […]

by tmnationtalk on May 24, 202214 Views

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