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The United States is devoting US$3.2 billion to speed development of antiviral pills to treat COVID-19 and other dangerous viruses that could turn into pandemics.
France's tourism sector is taking a further step toward normality with the reopening of Disneyland Paris, two weeks after the country reopened its borders to vaccinated visitors from across the world.
Authorities in four Russian regions made coronavirus vaccines mandatory this week for people working in retail, education and other service sectors, part of an effort to boost the country's low immunization rates as COVID-19 cases continue to soar.
How it affects me
While easing travel restrictions may be causing some Canadians to consider taking a trip this summer, there are several issues to take into account before booking those plane tickets, including varying border requirements, trouble finding insurance, and the issue of travelling with unvaccinated children.
A U.K.-based study indicates that some individuals experience different symptoms from the Delta variant of the coronavirus, but Canadian experts say that might not be the case.
A new survey suggests about 20 per cent of vaccine-hesitant Canadians would lie about their COVID-19 vaccine history if injections were required for international or domestic travel.
While there are no signs that public health guidelines for masks will change anytime soon in Canada, some people have come to appreciate wearing them and plan to continue even when it is no longer recommended to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Your finances during the crisis
The Canada Revenue Agency says thousands of self-employed workers who received emergency benefits last year won't have to repay any of it, as long as they meet certain conditions.
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) says it has received a significantly higher volume of calls from taxpayers this tax season compared to a year ago and, as a result, wait times to access services have also increased.
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.