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Canada approved Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the 12 years and above age group(Reuters)

Canada approves Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for kids aged 12 and above

AFP | , Toronto
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2021 08:21 PM IST
  • Pifzer's vaccine is the first vaccine authorized by the Canadian government in a bid to stop the surge of Covid-19 among children in the nation.
Passengers arrive at Toronto's Pearson airport after mandatory coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing took effect for international arrivals in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. (REUTERS)
Passengers arrive at Toronto's Pearson airport after mandatory coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing took effect for international arrivals in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. (REUTERS)

Covid-19: Canada suspends flights from India, Pakistan for 30 days

AP | , Toronto
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2021 05:46 AM IST
Health minister Patty Hajdu said half the people who are testing positive for the coronavirus after arriving in Canada by airplane came from India.
The restrictions in place would not be as tight as the province-wide lockdown that was imposed in December. Photographer: Galit Rodan/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)
The restrictions in place would not be as tight as the province-wide lockdown that was imposed in December. Photographer: Galit Rodan/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)

Canada’s Ontario to be put under lockdown for 28 days to tackle Covid-19 spread

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 03:34 PM IST
  • The move to counter the spread of Covid-19 in Canada’s most populous province, which includes Toronto and the capital city of Ottawa, will take effect on Saturday
Dr Sanjeet Singh Saluja who had to shave off his beard so he could wear the necessary protective mask to treat Covid-19 patients at a hospital in Montreal.(Credit: MUHC)
Dr Sanjeet Singh Saluja who had to shave off his beard so he could wear the necessary protective mask to treat Covid-19 patients at a hospital in Montreal.(Credit: MUHC)

Sikh doctors in Canada make ‘extremely difficult decision’ to serve Covid-19 patients

Hindustan Times, Montreal | By Anirudh Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 10:19 AM IST
Canada’s total Covid-19 death toll rose to 3,915 on Tuesday, up about four per cent from 3,766 on Monday.
A sign showing support for Hillsdale Terrace after several residents died and part of the staff were sickened by the coronavirus disease Covid-19 at the seniors home in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada on April 5.(Reuters Photo)
A sign showing support for Hillsdale Terrace after several residents died and part of the staff were sickened by the coronavirus disease Covid-19 at the seniors home in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada on April 5.(Reuters Photo)

Canada asks medical workers treating Covid-19 patients to reuse face masks

Hindustan Times, Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2020 07:22 AM IST
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has already announced that several million masks will be reaching the country early this week from China to help medical workers in fight against Covid-19.
A woman adjusts her mask while she waits in line as the city's public health unit holds a walk-in clinic testing for coronavirus disease in Montreal, Quebec, Canada last month.(Reuters Photo)
A woman adjusts her mask while she waits in line as the city's public health unit holds a walk-in clinic testing for coronavirus disease in Montreal, Quebec, Canada last month.(Reuters Photo)

Canada govt mulls holding virtual parliament session during Covid-19 crisis

Hindustan Times, Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2020 07:22 AM IST
The number of people killed by coronavirus disease Covid-19 in Canada has jumped by over 20 per cent to 258 in a day, officials said on Sunday.
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