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Cuba started a mass vaccination campaign against COVID-19 on Wednesday using one of its five homegrown vaccine candidates which, if proven effective, could improve access to inoculations across Latin America, one of the regions hardest hit by the pandemic.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday it had found more cases of potentially life-threatening blood clotting among people who received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and sees a 'plausible causal association.'
Doctors in India are warning against the practice of using cow dung in the belief it will ward off COVID-19, saying there is no scientific evidence for its effectiveness and that it risks spreading other diseases.
How it affects me
Another school year will be coming to an end in less than two months, but it’s unlikely that children currently attending remotely in Ontario will be back in classrooms before summer, experts say.
The closure of public washrooms during lockdowns has made leaving the house even to go to the park a struggle for people with inflammatory bowel diseases, highlighting existing inequities that affect not only those with IBD, but older people and those experiencing homelessness as well.
Some of the most innovative social initiatives during the pandemic, such as Vaccine Hunters Canada or the construction of tiny shelters for the homeless, were led by unpaid volunteers. And experts say that speaks volumes about how government dropped the ball on vaccine equity, housing, and food security.
Experts warn there could be a dramatic rise in the number of cases of chronic fatigue syndrome in the wake of the pandemic as some patients with long-term COVID-19 symptoms develop the debilitating disease.
Your finances during the crisis
How and where you make money is shifting, and CRA has been paying close attention to what are referred to as 'platform economies,' CTV News' Chief Financial Commentator Pattie Lovett-Reid writes in her column on CTVNews.ca.
The federal government has not extended the April 30 tax deadline for 2020 returns, and accountants say that’s leaving some Canadians in a lurch.
With income tax deadlines approaching, the federal government is warnings that filing late could mean delays of up to two months for anyone hoping to receive any of the various COVID-19 financial relief benefits.
Worker and patient advocates in multiple provinces are calling for permanent paid sick days, arguing that the federal COVID-19 sick leave benefit has too many restrictions for lower-income, precarious and migrant workers.