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B.C. keeping vaccine mandates for public servants, health-care workers

B.C. keeping vaccine mandates for public servants, health-care workers

B.C. health minister sees need to maintain vaccine mandate to protect both public and workers.
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations down; deaths up

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations down; deaths up

There have not been fewer COVID-19 patients in B.C. ICUs since last July
Everything B.C. residents need to know about Canada's new travel vaccine rules

Everything B.C. residents need to know about Canada's new travel vaccine rules

The rules don't apply to every type of travel.
Canada suspends COVID-19 vaccination requirement for travel

Canada suspends COVID-19 vaccination requirement for travel

Changes affect those flying and on trains within Canada, and those flying out of the country
'Unfortunate': Vancouverites react to Canada dropping travel vaccine mandate

'Unfortunate': Vancouverites react to Canada dropping travel vaccine mandate

What do you think about the decision?
Map: You must have COVID-19 travel insurance to visit these countries

Map: You must have COVID-19 travel insurance to visit these countries

Did you forget to buy coronavirus coverage?
B.C.'s COVID-19 ICU patient count hits 10-month low

B.C.'s COVID-19 ICU patient count hits 10-month low

Of 325 COVID-19 patients in B.C. hospitals, 28 are in ICUs
Canada sees 40K+ excess deaths since start of COVID-19 pandemic

Canada sees 40K+ excess deaths since start of COVID-19 pandemic

During the Omicron wave in January 2022, excess deaths spiked, especially in places like B.C. and Quebec, where the number of unexpected deaths climbed 20% above what was expected if the pandemic never happened.
Difficulty focusing at work after COVID? New research finds possible link

Difficulty focusing at work after COVID? New research finds possible link

Cognitive failure at work following a COVID-19 infection is putting working adults' self-confidence and financial well-being at risk, a new study shows.
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations fall to seven-week low

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations fall to seven-week low

44 more people died while infected with COVID-19 in the week up to May 28