Monthly Archives: June, 2022

North Korea says COVID-19 outbreak began with ‘alien things’ near border with South

State media shared results from an investigation into the outbreak that blamed people touching objects near the border with South Korea, in an apparent...

Moderna seeks Health Canada nod for new double-protection COVID-19 booster

Moderna has submitted an application to Health Canada for approval of its new COVID-19 vaccine, designed to protect against the original strain and Omicron...

Disgraced Edmonton lawyer who sexually abused children seeks bail

He appealed both his conviction and the sentence June 14, arguing Justice Earl Wilson made legal errors in admitting evidence and deciding his sentence

Union says Quebec prof’s suspension for anti vax comments violates academic freedom

The faculty union says it has filed a grievance over the suspension, adding that it worries the university's actions could have a chilling effect...

Canadians urged to get COVID-19 booster shots ahead of potential fall wave

Federal health officials are urging Canadians to get booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of a possible resurgence of the virus in...

U.S. doctors see spike in vasectomies following end of Roe v. Wade: report

People in the U.S. are rushing to get vasectomies in the fallout of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the federal right to an...

Omicron BA.5 will account for nearly 70% of cases by Canada Day, experts predict

Researchers examining the threat of emerging COVID-19 strains predict Omicron BA.5 will account for nearly 70 per cent of cases in much of the country...

Quebec now has 211 confirmed cases of monkeypox as vaccination numbers rise

The Health Department's latest update shows that 8,101 doses of smallpox vaccine Imvamune have been administered across Quebec since May 27.

Astronauts suffer increased bone loss on return to Earth: Calgary study

A study released Thursday from the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary followed 17 astronauts before and after their space flights.

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