The British government on Friday announced a 'first tentative step' toward resuming international travel, saying U.K. citizens will be able to travel to countries including Portugal, Iceland and Israel later this month without having to quarantine on their return.
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The World Health Organization on Friday gave its authorization for emergency use of a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China's Sinopharm, potentially paving the way for millions of the doses to reach needy countries through a U.N.-backed program rolling out coronavirus vaccines.
The head of the World Trade Organization said Friday the U.S. administration's call to remove patent protections on COVID-19 vaccines could help expand fair access to vaccines but might not be the most 'critical issue,' as officials in Europe increasingly insisted that more vaccine exports are the more pressing priority.
How it affects me
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.
Following Wednesday's announcement that Health Canada has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children ages 12 and up, provinces are now deciding how their vaccine rollouts will reflect this information moving forward.
Canada is expecting to receive more than two million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines each week through June, and an additional one million doses from Moderna next week.
As many Canadians continue to stay at home, a virtual museum aims to document artifacts that represent the isolation experienced during the pandemic.
Your finances during the crisis
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.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reminding front-line workers about the availability of a federal sick leave benefit, and is offering premiers more help to speed up their vaccine rollouts as the country faces a third major surge in new cases.