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CANADA

Coronavirus: Non-essential travel advisory lifts [Video]

Canadians should carefully weigh any future decisions on taking foreign trips even though the federal government has lifted a global advisory asking them to avoid non-essential travel, health officials cautioned Friday.

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CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

Vaccine-type travel rules could be discrimination: PAHO [Video]

Countries should grant entry to vaccinated travellers regardless of which shot they received to prevent discrimination and facilitate business, a top official of the Pan American Health Organization says.

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CANADA

Coronavirus: COVID-19 stress affects menstrual cycles [Video]

Stress from COVID-19 affects menstrual cycles and symptoms such as back pain and heavier bleeding, according to a large survey released at the 2021 Congress for the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

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CANADA

Pfizer requests Health Canada approval for kids’ COVID-19 vaccine [Video]

Pfizer has asked Health Canada to approve the first COVID-19 vaccine for children aged five to 11 years old. It was authorized for people at least 16 years old last December, and for kids between 12 and 15 in May.

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CALIFORNIA

California COVID vaccine map: How many people are vaccinated against COVID-19 in your zip code? [Video]

What percentage have gotten the COVID-19 vaccine in your zip code? Which areas in Southern California are lagging? Find out with our interactive map.

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CANADA

Restaurant group calling for extension to COVID-19 benefits [Video]

Restaurants Canada is calling on the federal government to increase and extend the COVID-19 wage and rent subsidies into 2022 to ensure food service businesses can make it through the ongoing pandemic.

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CANADA

Nanos survey on health workers refusing treatment [Video]

A majority of Canadians say they support or somewhat support health-care workers refusing treatment to threatening or disrespectful patients who are unvaccinated against COVID-19, according to a new survey from Nanos Research.

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CANADA

Food banks relying on COVID-friendly donation events [Video]

Canadian food banks faced with a second pandemic-era Thanksgiving are counting on COVID-friendly donation events to keep the non-perishables rolling in at a time of year that’s pivotal to their operations.