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Mother who gave birth months early while battling COVID-19 finally brings her baby home [Video]

A Winnipeg mother, who was battling COVID-19 and only six months pregnant when she gave birth via emergency C-section, has finally brought home her newborn baby following four months in intensive care.

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CANADA

How a nurse got The Wiggles to help save the life of a COVID-19 patient [Video]

Thanks to one nurse’s quick thinking, the Wiggles likely helped saved the life of a COVID-19 patient with Down syndrome by personally encouraging her to allow medical workers to put in crucial oxygen tubes.

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CANADA

Public health agency changes plans: Dr. Tam to hold briefing on new COVID-19 modelling [Video]

Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam will be providing an updated national picture on the trajectory of the COVID-19 fourth wave at a briefing next week, marking a change of plans for the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).

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CANADA

Coronavirus: Number of travellers entering Canada doubled in week after U.S. border opening [Video]

The traveller volume heading into Canada at the land border with the United States more than doubled in the first week that fully vaccinated U.S. citizens were permitted to enter into the country.

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EAST ASIA

Coronavirus: China reports no new local COVID-19 cases for first time since July, as Delta outbreak wanes [Video]

China reported no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases on Monday for the first time since July, according to its National Health Commission (NHC), as authorities double down on the country’s stringent zero-Covid approach.

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EAST ASIA

Coronavirus: Tokyo opens oxygen station for COVID-19 patients as cases surge [Video]

Japan on Monday opened a temporary facility in Tokyo to provide oxygen for up to 130 coronavirus patients with mild symptoms, as the capital’s health care system grows severely strained.

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CANADA

Coronavirus: COVID-19 vaccines can unlock enhanced immunity in former SARS patients, study finds [Video]

Researchers have found that the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines can trigger an enhanced immunity in survivors of the original SARS virus, which could be the key to creating a vaccine that could work against all similar viruses.

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CANADA

Coronavirus: Psychiatrist says schools should give kids a break amid pandemic stress [Video]

With the start of the school year on the horizon, a Vancouver-based psychiatrist wants schools to give their students a break amid the ongoing pandemic-related stressors that have affected the mental health of children and youth.

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EAST ASIA

Coronavirus: Japan extends, expands coronavirus emergency as cases surge [Video]

Japan’s coronavirus state of emergency will continue through Sept. 12 rather than finishing at the end of this month as initially planned, the government decided Monday

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CANADA

Coronavirus: Prolonged COVID complications rare in kids, but experts say more studies needed [Video]

With schools reopening soon, MacDonald and other Canadian parents are worried infections among children will soar. And while long COVID has been more prominently described in adults, though some children appear to be experiencing it, too.

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EAST ASIA

U.S. border agents say they’re seizing counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination cards from China ‘every night’ [Video]

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Memphis, Tenn, have seized thousands of fake COVID-19 vaccination cards so far this year.