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COVID-19: Children’s vaccinations and hospitalizations

Dr. Earl Rubin, Dr. Katrina Hurley and Dr. Natalie Bridge answer questions about children’s COVID-19 vaccination rates across the country, hospitalizations and Omicron symptoms in kids. Watch The National live on YouTube Sunday-Friday at 9 p.m. ET Subscribe to The National: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1 Connect with The National online: Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/thenational Twitter | https://twitter.com/CBCTheNational Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/cbcthenational More from CBC…

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What are “incidental COVID-19” cases and how do they affect hospitalizations?

As the Omicron COVID-19 variant continues to drive increased cases and hospital admissions in Canada, several jurisdictions have changed the way they report hospitalizations. They now separate between those who are admitted due to COVID-19 and those who are admitted for another reason but test positive during screening. This is often being referred to as an “incidental COVID hospitalization”…

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Europe loosening COVID-19 restrictions despite high case numbers

European countries are starting to loosen their COVID-19 restrictions with Britain at the front of the pack despite the presence of some staggeringly high case numbers and concern from experts that it’s too soon. Watch The National live on YouTube Sunday-Friday at 9 p.m. ET Subscribe to The National: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1 Connect with The National online: Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/thenational Twitter…

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Conflicting information about COVID-19 isolation period confuses B.C. parents

Some B.C. parents are struggling with confusing messaging about COVID-19 isolation periods for children, with conflicting information coming from school districts and the province. Watch The National live on YouTube Sunday-Friday at 9 p.m. ET Subscribe to The National: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1 Connect with The National online: Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/thenational Twitter | https://twitter.com/CBCTheNational Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/cbcthenational More from CBC News |…

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COVID-19: Vaccine efficacy against Omicron underscores need for boosters

As the coronavirus continues to mutate, new evidence reveals how effective existing COVID-19 vaccines are against Omicron. The variant’s evasiveness and potential mutations means it’s likely vaccines will need to be modified too. The World Health Organization is studying that now, while both Pfizer and Moderna are developing a modified shot to specifically target the Omicron variant. As Jamie…

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COVID-19: Canadians divided over Quebec's proposed tax on unvaccinated

Quebec’s proposal to tax unvaccinated people is sparking a wide range of reactions beyond the province’s borders. The plan to impose a tax on adults who choose to remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 is already being called “constitutionally vulnerable” by critics – but experts say the province is well within its rights and challenges are likely to fail. Details about…

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COVID-19: Canadians divided over Quebec's proposed tax on unvaccinated

Quebec’s proposal to tax unvaccinated people is sparking a wide range of reactions beyond the province’s borders. The plan to impose a tax on adults who choose to remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 is already being called “constitutionally vulnerable” by critics – but experts say the province is well within its rights and challenges are likely to fail. Details about…

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COVID-19: Canadians divided over Quebec's proposed tax on unvaccinated

Quebec’s proposal to tax unvaccinated people is sparking a wide range of reactions beyond the province’s borders. The plan to impose a tax on adults who choose to remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 is already being called “constitutionally vulnerable” by critics – but experts say the province is well within its rights and challenges are likely to fail. Details about…

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COVID-19: Canadians divided over Quebec's proposed tax on unvaccinated

Quebec’s proposal to tax unvaccinated people is sparking a wide range of reactions beyond the province’s borders. The plan to impose a tax on adults who choose to remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 is already being called “constitutionally vulnerable” by critics – but experts say the province is well within its rights and challenges are likely to fail. Details about…

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