Day: January 29, 2022

Vulnerable adolescents 12 to 17 years old should get COVID-19 booster shots, NACI says

Adolescents 12 to 17 years old who are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 should get booster shots, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) said in updated guidance issued Friday. That includes those who have underlying medical conditions that put them at risk for severe COVID-19 illness, those who live in congregate settings such as shelters, group homes or correctional facilities and […]

Ontario reports 3,439 people in hospital with COVID-19, 597 in intensive care

The province is reporting 3,439 people in hospital with COVID-19 Saturday, with 597 people currently in intensive care. The latest number of hospitalizations is a decrease of 96 from Friday’s data. This is also a drop of over 500  hospitalizations in comparison to last Saturday’s hospitalizations which stood at 4,026. Of the 3,439  people hospitalized, […]

‘My absolute dream job’: Unique program brings physicians to housebound seniors

An animation gif shows physicians Eugenie Phan and Christa Sinclair Mills, and occupational therapist Leslie Coulter, visiting patients of House Calls in Toronto on Jan. 21. (Evan Mitsui/CBC, Cole Burston/AFP/Getty Images) Patients of family physician Eugenie Phan don’t go to her office. Instead, she visits them — in their homes. Phan works at House Calls, one of Canada’s […]

Quebec’s Muslim community to honour victims on 5th anniversary of deadly mosque attack

Five years after a deadly attack at a Quebec City mosque that claimed the lives of six people and injured 19, survivors and Muslim community members will gather on Saturday to close off a week of events surrounding the tragedy. Mosque leaders say the anniversary represents a significant moment in remembering the fallen and those whose lives were […]

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