Canada’s public health agency to provide update on COVID-19 vaccines – National

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The Public Well being Canada Company of Canada will present an replace on COVID-19 vaccines Friday.

Beginning with a briefing at 11 a.m. ET and adopted by an announcement at 12:30 p.m. ET, Well being Minister Jean-Yves Duclos, will spotlight the significance of the vaccine alongside different Canadian authorities well being officers, in line with an Oct. 6 media advisory.

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Provinces and territories are presently rolling out bivalent booster photographs designed to focus on extra transmissible strains of COVID-19, together with the dominant Omicron BA.1 subvariant.

Final week, journey restrictions tied to the COVID-19 pandemic, together with masks mandates, got here to an finish because the final remaining border measure formally ceased to be in impact.

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Travellers to Canada are now not required to indicate proof of vaccination.

NDP Chief Jagmeet Singh examined constructive for COVID-19 on Thursday, and mentioned “it’s a great reminder that staff want entry to paid sick days so we are able to hold taking good care of one another and our health-care system.”

As of Oct. 1, there have been 4,945 folks hospitalized in Canada with COVID-19, with 298 within the ICU.


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