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CANADA

Coronavirus: Travelling outside of Canada with a mixed COVID-19 vaccine schedule [Video]

Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam says “active” discussions are underway with various countries, including the U.S., to permit the entry of Canadians with mixed COVID-19 vaccine doses.

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SOUTH ASIA

Canada plans to lift ban on flights from India next week with new COVID-19 protocols [Video]

The federal government plans to lift a months-long ban on direct flights from India early next week with enhanced COVID-19 screening protocols in place.

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CANADA

Coronavirus: Half of Canadians support employers mandating COVID-19 booster shots, poll finds [Video]

Around half of surveyed Canadians say they support employers mandating COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for their employees, a new poll finds, with Canadians 55 and older being the most in favour.

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EAST ASIA

Coronavirus: Japan passes 50 per cent vaccination rate, may ease limits in Nov. [Video]

Japan’s government says more than 50 per cent of the population has been fully vaccinated. The government is studying a roadmap for easing restrictions around November when a large majority of the population is expected to be fully vaccinated

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EAST AFRICA

Coronavirus: WHO says Africa’s already thin vaccine supply to drop by 25 per cent [Video]

Africa’s already thin supply of COVID-19 vaccines has taken another significant hit, with the World Health Organization’s Africa director saying Thursday that for various reasons, including the rollout of booster shots, ‘we will get 25 per cent less doses than we were anticipating by the end of the year.’

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CANADA

How to help your child cope with pandemic-related stressors that may interrupt school [Video]

With some eight million children across Canada heading back to school — some who haven’t been in the classroom for up to five months or longer — experts are suggesting parents prepare their kids with coping strategies to deal with ongoing pandemic-related stressors that may interrupt their school year.

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DELAWARE

Misspelling of Moderna on fake vaccination card leads to tourist’s arrest in Hawaii [Video]

A 24-year-old Illinois woman submitted a fake COVID-19 vaccination card to visit Hawaii with a glaring spelling error that led to her arrest: Moderna was spelled ‘Maderna,’ according to court documents.