The U.S. is awash in vaccine supply. Its new concern: Will demand keep up?

On the road to mass-vaccination, the U.S. is so far ahead that it's detecting new obstacles that remain, for much of the world, an afterthought on a distant horizon.The proportion of the U.S. population who've received at least one dose is almost...

Ontario setting up checkpoints at borders with Manitoba and Quebec to limit entry amid surge of COVID-19 cases

The latest:Ontario will be "setting up checkpoints" along its borders with Manitoba and Quebec in a bid to limit the spread of the third wave of the coronavirus across the province, Premier Doug Ford announced Friday. At a news conference,...

Ontario setting up checkpoints at borders with Manitoba and Quebec to limit entry amid surge of COVID-19

Ontario will be "setting up checkpoints" along its borders with Manitoba and Quebec in a bid to limit the spread of the third wave of the coronavirus across the province, Premier Doug Ford announced Friday.More to come.THIS IS A BREAKING...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on April 15

The latest:The Ontario government is considering a further slate of restrictions to stem a rising tide of coronavirus infections, as the province wrestles with continued spread of the virus and its variants. CBC News has learned from a government source...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on April 14

The latest:Four provinces reported four-digit totals of new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, as British Columbia saw a record number of coronavirus patients in its hospitals and Yukon confirmed the presence of a variant of concern in the territory. With 1,168 new...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on April 13

The latest:Quebec Premier François Legault announced Tuesday the province is extending emergency measures for another week in three regions, until April 25, as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise. That means the continued closure of schools and non-essential businesses, as well as...

U.S. recommends ‘pause’ for Johnson & Johnson vaccine in response to 6 clot reports

U.S. health officials are recommending a "pause" in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.More than 6.8 million doses of the J&J vaccine have been administered in the U.S. — the...

Tiny kingdom of Bhutan vaccinates 93% of adults in 16 days

When plotted on a graph, the curve of Bhutan's COVID-19 vaccination drive shoots upwards from the first day, crossing Israel, the United States, Bahrain and other countries known for vaccinating people rapidly.Those countries took months to reach where they are, painstakingly...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on April 7

The latest:Ontario has issued a four-week stay-at-home order effective Thursday, one of several provinces imposing tighter public health restrictions amid a surge in COVID-19 cases fuelled by more transmissible coronavirus variants and growing pressure on hospitals. Premier Doug Ford urged Ontarians to "hunker...

Non-essential travel a low risk for the vaccinated, CDC says in new guidance for Americans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance to say fully vaccinated people can travel within the U.S. without getting tested for the coronavirus or going into quarantine afterward.Previously, the agency had cautioned against unnecessary travel even for...
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