COVID-19: 43 more cases confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka – Barrie |

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit confirmed 43 additional COVID-19 cases in the region since Friday, bringing the local total number of cases up to 13,915, including 263 deaths. Local public health also reported 39 new COVID-19 variant cases on Monday, bringing that total to 6,375, including 116 cases that are active. Read more: Fact … Read more

Henry Ford Health Unveils Art Memorializing Staff COVID Journey

(CBS DETROIT)–  “You know we look at it as the patients we healed and sent home, because unfortunately there’s a lot of them that didn’t make it that far,” said ICU RN at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital Beth Grundei as she describes art work by a local artist that will be on display at the … Read more

COVID News: Vaccines for children could be available in weeks, Fauci says

NEW YORK (WABC) — Dr. Anthony Fauci predicts that vaccines for children between 5 and 11 could become available within the first two weeks of November. An FDA advisory panel meets this week to review Pfizer’s data on vaccines for young children. Initial indications from Pfizer’s trial data shows at one third of the adult … Read more

Texas Department Of State Health Services To Lay Out Plan For Giving Kids COVID Vaccine

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Last week the Biden administration announced COVID-19 vaccines will be an option for children as young as 5 years old after the Center For Disease Control authorizes Pfizer’s shot. And it could be available in North Texas for emergency use in physicians offices, schools and other trusted providers soon. The Texas Department Of … Read more

Chicago to offer COVID vaccine booster doses at all CDPH pop-up clinics, events

CHICAGO (WLS) — The Chicago Department of Public Health is trying to make it easier for those eligible for the COVID-19 booster to get their extra vaccine dose starting Monday. Pfizer and J&J booster doses will be offered at all CDPH pop-up clinics and events, as well as joint Flu-COVID vaccination clinics, according to city … Read more

COVID-19: Capacity limits out, optimism in for London, Ont. businesses – London |

For some London, Ont., businesses, Monday marks an important step in their journey back to a pre-pandemic “normal.” As of 12:01 a.m. Monday, Ontario restaurants, bars and gyms were able to lift capacity limits as part of the province’s plan to move out of Step 3 of its COVID-19 reopening plan. Casinos, bingo halls and … Read more

‘Twindemic’ emerges with experts predicting more cases of the flu this season – Okanagan |

As COVID-19 restrictions ease and businesses return to normalcy, experts are predicting a bad flu season contrary to last year. Dr. Ran Goldman, a pediatrician, and professor in the faculty of medicine at UBC says people should prepare for more viruses to run rampant this year. “This year as the economy opens and children are … Read more

Tarrant reports 25 COVID deaths over weekend, including male under 20, 4 in their 40s

Tarrant County reported 25 COVID-19 deaths and 840 new cases over the weekend. Star-Telegram Tarrant County reported 25 COVID-19 deaths and 840 new cases over the past two days. The county reported 431 new cases on Sunday and 409 on Saturday. The nine COVID-related deaths reported on Sunday include a Fort Worth woman in her … Read more

Tentative or total returns to Irish theatre in New York coming

Will you ever feel safe in the close confines of a Broadway theatre again? That’s a question that some – but by no means all – producers are hoping that you will answer with an emphatic yes very soon.  The producers of Irish playwright Conor McPherson’s pandemic-closed hit Girl From The North Country are certainly … Read more

No risk of early pregnancy loss from COVID-19 vaccination, study finds

TORONTO — There is no correlation between risk of miscarriages in the first trimester and receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna or AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, according to a new study. The study, published in the peer-reviewed New England Journal of Medicine, analyzed several health registries in Norway to compare the proportion of vaccinated individuals who experienced a … Read more