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A Norwegian climber hoping to summit Mount Everest has tested positive for COVID-19, marking the first known case of the disease on the world's highest peak.
As India grapples with soaring COVID-19 infection rates, the Canadian government is considering additional measures to prevent further spread of the virus from international travel.
Norway will lend all of its 216,000 doses of AstraZeneca to neighbouring Sweden and Iceland as long as its own government regulator has paused the use of the vaccine.
A Unifor representative says warehouse workers fear contracting COVID-19 on the job, and need more support as the virus spreads among an essential workforce that can’t afford to take unpaid sick days.
Fake doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine were being sold in Mexico and Poland for as much as US$2,500 a shot, the drugmaker and an official confirmed.
The Syrian government received a batch of 203,000 COVID-19 vaccines Thursday, the health minister said, part of a push to speed up a sluggish inoculation process in the war-torn country.
Sweden, which has shunned lockdowns throughout the pandemic, registered 7,736 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, health agency statistics showed.
As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.
The U.K.'s flagship music awards ceremony, the Brits, will go ahead with a 4,000-strong crowd, no social distancing and no masks next month, as part of a government trial that offers a peek at how large events can operate in a post-pandemic world.
A year into the pandemic, a new mental health report by Morneau Shepell says that isolation is taking its greatest toll yet on Canadians.
Some of our pandemic behaviours have benefited the environment, like buying locally, reducing our commutes and flying less. Other habits have reduced our odds of catching other illnesses.