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An increasing number of health agencies have changed how they're reporting data on the coronavirus. A look at the current numbers in Canada for reported cases, deaths from COVID-19 and for hospitalizations can be found here.


COVID-19 updates from Canada and the world

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Pandemic recovery

  • China’s manufacturing and services activities shrank further in November to seven-month lows, official data showed, stung by the country’s strict COVID-19 restrictions and rising infections that analysts said will hurt the economy well into 2023.
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has pulled its emergency authorization of a COVID-19 antibody co-developed by Eli Lilly & Co. and Vancouver’s AbCellera Biologics Inc. after determining the drug is not expected to neutralize the two latest subvariants of the virus.
  • Pediatricians are urging parents to get their kids routine vaccines for preventable diseases like measles following a drop in vaccinations during the pandemic.
  • The number of people in Europe with undiagnosed HIV has risen as testing rates fell during the pandemic, according to a joint report from the World Health Organization and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.

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Globe opinion

Samir Sinha: Canada’s health care systems must do more to protect at-risk people from the flu

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