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COVID-19 vaccine’s protection against virus outweighs potential allergy risk, expert says

Health Canada on Saturday advised people with allergies to any of the ingredients in the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine not to get it, but one doctor said the news shouldn’t discourage those who are eligible from getting inoculated. “I don’t think Canadians should be too worried,” Dr. Zain Chagla, an infectious disease physician and associate professor of […]

Death of Venezuelans trying to reach Trinidad and Tobago ‘tragic and upsetting’

News Shane Superville 3 Minutes Ago Minister of National Security Stuart Young. – National Security Minister Stuart Young on Sunday expressed condolences to the families of Venezuelans who died while attempting to reach TT. He described the incident as “tragic and upsetting.” It has been reported that seven adults and four children, including an 11-month-old […]

Ottawa granted 1,700 special quarantine exemptions to sports leagues and business travellers

A total of 1,790 people entering Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic have received special ministerial permission to skip quarantine — because their trip was deemed in the national interest. The bulk of the exemptions — 84 per cent — were granted to professional sports league players and staff, and 15 per cent were given to business travellers.  When […]

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