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COVID-19 booster shots needed against Omicron, CDC studies show
british columbia
B.C. study links low summertime river flows with lower chinook salmon productivity
canada
Officials optimistic treatments will help ease COVID-19 strain on health-care system
world
Prior COVID-19 infection offered protection against Delta variant, but vaccines still best shield against the virus, study says
world
Swiss researchers launch trial for COVID-19 “patch” vaccine
alberta
Study suggests Alberta First Nations people get lower level of emergency care
world
New study strengthens evidence multiple sclerosis could be triggered by Epstein-Barr virus
opinion
Cutting funding for research isn’t a solution
David Parkinson
David Parkinson
canada
Star streams reveal Milky Way’s ravenous history
inside the market
Tuesday’s analyst upgrades and downgrades
canada
Coronavirus Update: Ontario shortens isolation time from 10 days to five, delays return-to-school date
food for thought
From superfoods to the gut microbiome, here are some nutrition takeaways from 2021
Leslie Beck
Leslie Beck
world
South African study offers Omicron COVID-19 variant hope as countries reimpose curbs
opinion
Omicron means, as an immunocompromised person, I’m vulnerable once again
Jacob Scheier
opinion
A ‘test-to-stay’ strategy can keep our kids in school
Martha Fulford, Alanna Golden and Andrew Latchman
canada
What we’ve learned about Omicron so far, including how severe illness from the variant appears to be
canada
COVID-19 updates: Ontario, B.C., Manitoba announce new restrictions amid threat of Omicron variant
international business
Johnson & Johnson, Sinopharm and Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines less effective against Omicron variant: study
world
Omicron variant five times more likely to reinfect than Delta, study says
world
Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine more likely to cause rare heart inflammation than Pfizer’s, study shows
world
Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses provide good protection against severe illness from Omicron variant, data show
world
Two COVID-19 vaccine doses not enough to fight off increased infections from Omicron variant, U.K. study finds
international business
Pfizer to buy Arena Pharmaceuticals for $6.7-billion in all-cash deal
british columbia
Retreating glaciers creating new salmon habitat, B.C. study shows
investment ideas
Billionaires’ household wealth surges by record amount during COVID-19 pandemic, says report
world
Omicron COVID-19 variant is three times more likely to cause reinfections, new data show
world
Seven vaccine makers’ COVID-19 boosters raise immune response, British study says
canada
Climate study forecasts a rain-soaked Arctic
canada
Loneliness a major risk factor for depression for seniors during first year of pandemic: study
world
Britain takes different approach as much of Europe tightens restrictions amid fourth wave of COVID-19
food for thought
Anti-inflammatory diet may be best to slow cognitive aging
Leslie Beck
Leslie Beck
world
Market in China’s Wuhan likely origin of COVID-19 outbreak, study suggests
canada
COVID-19 vaccines for kids aged 5-11 roll out in Canada. What to know about efficacy, side effects and more
canada
Doctors concerned they can’t access COVID-19 treatments that can prevent hospitalizations
canada
Male doctors disproportionately refer patients to male surgeons: study
opinion
We should try to understand the paradox of the vaccine-hesitant health care worker
Robyn Urback
Robyn Urback