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UN: Discussions underway with Russia on COVID-19 vaccine

UN: Discussions underway with Russia on COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccine has so far only been tested in a few dozen people
B.C. officials announce 236 COVID-19 cases over three days, says penalties coming

B.C. officials announce 236 COVID-19 cases over three days, says penalties coming

Dr. Reka Gustafson says most of those testing positive are young
Canada-U.S. to extend border restrictions until Sept. 21

Canada-U.S. to extend border restrictions until Sept. 21

COVID-19 surges expected and people must be vigilant: Dr. Theresa Tam

COVID-19 surges expected and people must be vigilant: Dr. Theresa Tam

Government is planning for a "reasonable worst-case scenario.
Safety won't be compromised for vaccine, Canada's top doctors say

Safety won't be compromised for vaccine, Canada's top doctors say

Moscow vaccine appears to have beenĀ given approval before any phase three trial
Worldwide virus cases top 20 million, doubling in six weeks

Worldwide virus cases top 20 million, doubling in six weeks

The average number of new cases per day in the U.S. is still running high at over 54,000
Global coronavirus cases top 20M as Russia approves vaccine

Global coronavirus cases top 20M as Russia approves vaccine

Russia has reported more than 890,000 cases, the fourth-highest total in the world
Health Canada recalling more than 50 hand sanitizers in evolving list

Health Canada recalling more than 50 hand sanitizers in evolving list

Canadians should consult the list regularly
COVID-19 vaccine efforts provide hope but no silver bullet to stop pandemic: Tam

COVID-19 vaccine efforts provide hope but no silver bullet to stop pandemic: Tam

People must remain focused on strong public health measures to control the outbreak
Can you get the coronavirus from secondhand smoke?

Can you get the coronavirus from secondhand smoke?