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B.C. to deliver Omicron-targeting vaccine to residents

B.C. to deliver Omicron-targeting vaccine to residents

Health Canada today approved a new Moderna's vaccine to fight COVID-19
COVID-mandate lawsuit tossed for being 'bad beyond argument'

COVID-mandate lawsuit tossed for being 'bad beyond argument'

A highly-publicized lawsuit targeting the provincial government’s COVID-19 measures has been thrown out by a BC Supreme Court Justice for being so poorly crafted it is impossible to respond to.
B.C. has highest COVID-19 death count in 10 weeks

B.C. has highest COVID-19 death count in 10 weeks

Another 33 such deaths raise province's COVID-19 death toll to 4,097
New West nurse sanctioned for reused COVID-19 vaccine syringe

New West nurse sanctioned for reused COVID-19 vaccine syringe

The nurse's registration with the B.C. College of Nurses & Midwives has since been cancelled.
COVID-19 metrics decline in B.C.

COVID-19 metrics decline in B.C.

COVID-19 deaths, cases, hospitalizations, ICU patient counts all fall
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations dips to one-month low

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations dips to one-month low

Number of those in ICU with the disease is lowest since mid-June
Health Canada warns of counterfeit COVID-19 rapid test kits

Health Canada warns of counterfeit COVID-19 rapid test kits

People suspecting they have counterfeit kits should not use them and can report them to Health Canada.
B.C. COVID-19 ICU patient count at two-month high

B.C. COVID-19 ICU patient count at two-month high

Most pandemic data metrics have been relatively flat in past month
Did Canada's COVID-19 travel restrictions slow the spread of the virus? UBC experts weigh in

Did Canada's COVID-19 travel restrictions slow the spread of the virus? UBC experts weigh in

Researchers say there are several factors to consider.
B.C.’s COVID-19 hospitalizations tick down slightly

B.C.’s COVID-19 hospitalizations tick down slightly

While hospitalizations have dropped, deaths have grown over the past week.