Day: January 6, 2021

Immune but infectious: Can someone vaccinated against COVID-19 still spread the virus?

As the cross-Canada roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines continues this week, it’s still unclear whether the injections can actually prevent the spread of the virus. While both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna products have been shown to be about 95 per cent effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 illness, there is not much evidence they can protect those […]

Photos of the day: Jan 6

News 2 Hrs Ago Pelicans waiti near a fishing for the catch of the day. – SUREASH CHOLAI Newsday photographers captured some of these images reflecting the past 24 hours in Trinidad and Tobago. Other photos were submitted by readers like you. If you’d like to be featured in our daily photo galleries, please e-mail […]

Long pandemic could add to extremism, decline in democracy: Defence Department report

A new research report by the Department of National Defence suggests the longer the COVID-19 pandemic rages, the stronger right-wing extremism and other threats in Canada and around the world are likely to become. The report prepared by the Defence Department’s research arm lays out a range of political, economic and security challenges that could […]

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