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  1. In a bid to match the latest forms of COVID-19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration asked vaccine manufacturers to tailor their new shots to the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants – but will those modified boosters be ready in time for a potential fall surge?
  2. After two summers of lockdowns – your kids need music festivals

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.

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André Picard: There’s another COVID-19 vaccine rollout coming (cue the collective groan)

Ambarish Chandra and Duncan Dee: Cuts to air travel in Canada are an admission that this crisis won’t be over soon

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