Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Sept. 26

The latest:In the Americas, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is considering employing the U.S. National Guard and out-of-state medical workers to fill hospital staffing shortages — with tens of thousands of workers possibly losing their jobs for not meeting a...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Sept. 23

The latest:As wealthy countries begin to consider whether to offer their populations a third COVID-19 shot, African nations still waiting for their first gave this stark reminder to world leaders at the UN General Assembly on Thursday: "No one is safe...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Sept. 22

The latest:Ontario and New Brunswick rolled out vaccine passport systems on Wednesday that require people who are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine to show proof of vaccination before entering non-essential indoor spaces.  The programs require people who are eligible for the vaccines...

Alberta health-care system ‘collapsing,’ unions say in letter asking for military’s help

The latest: Canadians appear eager to take off for sun destinations despite ongoing COVID-19 challenges. What COVID-19 precautions are being taken on voting day? Union leaders representing thousands of medical workers in Alberta have asked Premier Jason Kenney to deploy...

FDA panel rejects broad use of COVID-19 boosters, approves extra doses for seniors, those at high risk

Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a U.S. government advisory panel on Friday overwhelmingly rejected a plan to administer Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots broadly to the American public, and instead endorsed the extra vaccine dose only for those who are...

FDA panel rejects plan to offer Pfizer booster shots to most Americans

An influential U.S. federal advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to offer Pfizer-BioNTech booster shots against COVID-19 to most Americans, dealing a heavy blow to the Biden administration's effort to shore up people's protection amid the highly contagious delta variant....

FDA panel is first key test for Biden COVID-19 booster plan

The Biden administration's plan to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans faced its first major hurdle Friday as a government advisory panel met to decide whether to endorse extra doses of the Pfizer vaccine.Scientists inside and outside the government...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Sept. 16

The latest: Canada must 'learn from' the pandemic crisis in parts of the West, Tam says. In another ominous sign about the spread of the delta variant, Idaho public health leaders on Thursday expanded health-care rationing statewide while individual hospital...

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

The latest:The African Union on Tuesday accused manufacturers of COVID-19 vaccines of denying African countries a fair chance to buy them, and urged manufacturing countries — in particular India — to lift export restrictions on vaccines and their components. "Those manufacturers...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world Sept. 13

The latest: Have a coronavirus question or news tip for CBC News? Email: COVID@cbc.ca. Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he plans to join other Republican governors in challenging U.S. President Joe Biden's sweeping new vaccine requirement in court. Ricketts said on...
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