Nearly 4,000 Walnut Creek Kaiser Patients May Have Received Incorrect Amount of COVID Vaccine – NBC Bay Area

Nearly 4,000 Walnut Creek Kaiser Patients May Have Received Incorrect Amount of COVID Vaccine – NBC Bay Area

Nearly 4,000 Kaiser patients may have received slightly less than the recommended dose of their COVID-19 vaccination at Kaiser Permanente’s Walnut Creek Medical Center last fall, the health care provider said Monday. Kaiser is now contacting approximately 3,900 people who received a dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine between October 25 and December 10. According to … Read more

One in 10 Covid-19 patients can still infect after quarantine period: Study | world news

One in 10 Covid-19 patients can still infect after quarantine period: Study |  world news

According to a study, one in 10 people may still be contagious to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, after the 10-day quarantine period. The study, recently published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases, used a newly modified test that can detect whether the virus may still be active. The test was applied to … Read more

Synagogues said ‘be vigilant’ after the Texas hostage crisis; Toronto police step up patrols

Synagogues said ‘be vigilant’ after the Texas hostage crisis;  Toronto police step up patrols

Marie Woolf, The Canadian Press Published Monday, January 17, 2022 11:26 PM EST Last updated on Monday, January 17, 2022 11:26 PM EST OTTAWA – Jewish community leaders have advised Canadian synagogues to raise their vigilance in the event of a copycat attack following a hostage crisis at a Texas synagogue this weekend. Police in … Read more

CDC’s definition of ‘fully vaccinated’ hasn’t kept up with science

CDC’s definition of ‘fully vaccinated’ hasn’t kept up with science

A year ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defined “fully vaccinated” against SARS-CoV-2 as one dose of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine or two serial doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. This definition has been used extensively across the country to establish requirements for public engagement, from work to schools … Read more

COVID-19 hospitalizations hit as many as 10,000 patients as counties set new records – National

COVID-19 hospitalizations hit as many as 10,000 patients as counties set new records – National

Hospital admissions due to COVID-19 across Canada surpassed 10,000 patients for the first time on Monday, an alarming sign of the impact the highly transmissible Omicron strain has had on the country’s healthcare system. A Global News analysis of provincial health data shows that 10,038 patients are now being treated in the hospital. Of these, … Read more

COVID-19: Ontario’s top doctor ‘starts to have a lot more hope’

COVID-19: Ontario’s top doctor ‘starts to have a lot more hope’

Ontario’s health official is sounding optimistic, nearly two weeks after the province put in place an amended lockdown to slow the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. “I’m starting to have a lot more hope,” Dr. Kieran Moore to Newstalk 580 CFRAs The Morning Rush with Bill Carroll on Monday. “The number of cases is … Read more

COVID has blown another hole in Toronto’s budget. Ottawa and Queen’s Park must stand up

COVID has blown another hole in Toronto’s budget.  Ottawa and Queen’s Park must stand up

Another year, another pandemic budget from the City of Toronto. This one — the third as the pandemic continues — has a funding shortfall of more than $1 billion. This is not where the city, or anyone who lives in it, wanted to be. As late as November, city officials tentatively prepared a ‘recovery budget’ … Read more

Many fitness coaches on social media are unqualified

Many fitness coaches on social media are unqualified

If this was the year you finally got to hit the gym again, it seems like it’ll have to wait a little longer. At least this year it’s not your fault. On the first Monday of the new year, all hopeful athletes were crushed when it was announced that Ontario gyms would be closed for … Read more

Toronto weather: what to expect on Tuesday after the snow storm

Toronto weather: what to expect on Tuesday after the snow storm

There is still a possibility of more wind gusts in Toronto as residents begin the lengthy cleanup process after Monday’s massive snowstorm. A snowstorm swept through the Greater Toronto Area Sunday night and Monday, closing schools and roads and trapping many drivers for hours. The storm forced the city to declare a “major snowstorm condition,” … Read more

How to survive Canada’s inevitable rate hike?

How to survive Canada’s inevitable rate hike?

Trying to read Bank of Canada press releases can be a bit like taking a Rorschach test: they are subject to a lot of interpretation. But after interpreting the Bank’s words these days – and looking at rising inflation – most observers come to a similar conclusion: interest rates will rise soon. And that, say … Read more