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Experts worry messaging may hinder fourth-dose uptake

Experts worry messaging may hinder fourth-dose uptake

Nova Scotia's health minister says the province is preparing for the rollout of a second COVID-19 booster shot
New Brunswick reports nine more deaths as new website for COVID-19 data launched

New Brunswick reports nine more deaths as new website for COVID-19 data launched

The website is a condensed version of the COVID-19 dashboard the province has been using
Vaccine advisory committee says provinces should prep to offer 2nd COVID-19 boosters

Vaccine advisory committee says provinces should prep to offer 2nd COVID-19 boosters

NACI strongly recommended a second booster for people between 70 and 79 years of age, and said they may also be offered to people from First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities
Prince Edward Island to keep mask mandate for indoor public places until April 28

Prince Edward Island to keep mask mandate for indoor public places until April 28

The province is lifting all gathering and capacity limits at midnight tonight
Feds consider definition of 'fully vaccinated' in review of federal worker mandate

Feds consider definition of 'fully vaccinated' in review of federal worker mandate

The government must review the need for the policy, which currently requires federal public servants to get two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine or face unpaid leave, after six months
Experts say masks still a top tool as Quebec considers prolonging mandate

Experts say masks still a top tool as Quebec considers prolonging mandate

Currently only Quebec, P.E.I. and Nunavut still require masking in public places, with the latter two scheduled to end their mandates within the next week
B.C. Premier John Horgan tests positive for COVID-19, but says symptoms are 'mild'

B.C. Premier John Horgan tests positive for COVID-19, but says symptoms are 'mild'

Horgan made the announcement of his illness on Monday on his verified Twitter account
Survey suggests Canadians becoming more divided over COVID-19, politics

Survey suggests Canadians becoming more divided over COVID-19, politics

About 40 per cent of those surveyed said they have reduced contact with friends or family over an argument about the pandemic or politics
COVID-19 kills six more in Newfoundland and Labrador, 38 people in hospital

COVID-19 kills six more in Newfoundland and Labrador, 38 people in hospital

Government data indicates the disease has now killed 116 people in the province since the beginning of the pandemic
Future waves of COVID-19 likely as Canada undergoes "period of transition": Tam

Future waves of COVID-19 likely as Canada undergoes "period of transition": Tam

COVID-19 is still circulating widely and the risk of re-emergence remains, Dr. Theresa Tam said
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