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COVID-19: Novavax due to arrive in B.C. in ‘next few days’

COVID-19: Novavax due to arrive in B.C. in ‘next few days’

Novavax, Medicago vaccines can be used as safe, alternatives to mRNA, viral vector vaccines, according to Dr. Bonnie Henry
COVID-19 sparks business bonanza for B.C. law firms

COVID-19 sparks business bonanza for B.C. law firms

Pandemic disruption has created opportunities in numerous niche practices for lawyers
Pandemic and climate change emergencies stressing out British Columbians

Pandemic and climate change emergencies stressing out British Columbians

17 per cent of B.C. survey respondents felt they needed help with their mental health during the pandemic but didn't receive it.
Serious COVID-19 infections keep dropping in B.C.

Serious COVID-19 infections keep dropping in B.C.

B.C. has 22 COVID-19 deaths in the past three days.
Everything you need to know about Canada's new travel COVID-19 testing rules

Everything you need to know about Canada's new travel COVID-19 testing rules

Here's what to know about the rules that came into effect Monday.
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations fall below 600

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations fall below 600

12 more COVID-19 deaths raise province's pandemic death toll to 2,851.
Safety alert: Here's why some COVID-19 rapid tests in Canada may pose health risks

Safety alert: Here's why some COVID-19 rapid tests in Canada may pose health risks

Health Canada is warning Canadians that there have been calls to poison control centres.
Group plans rally in qathet region in support of public health pandemic initiatives

Group plans rally in qathet region in support of public health pandemic initiatives

Participants want to acknowledge efforts put in place during COVID-19 era
B.C.'s COVID-19 hospitalizations fall to 612

B.C.'s COVID-19 hospitalizations fall to 612

Nine new deaths raises B.C.'s pandemic death toll to 2,840.
Free COVID-test kits for people 70 and older as early as Friday; wider distribution as supply increases

Free COVID-test kits for people 70 and older as early as Friday; wider distribution as supply increases

New two-dose Novavax vaccine to be available in B.C. within 10 days, Dr. Bonnie Henry says, and supplies of treatments for those who test positive for COVID-19 have increased.