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‘It’s still a crisis’ says Hamilton EOC boss as city records 112 COVID-19 cases on Friday – Hamilton

Prior to Ontario’s announcement that Hamilton was going into lockdown on Monday, the city’s emergency operations centre (EOC) boss admitted COVID-19 case numbers were going in the wrong direction. EOC director Paul Johnson said key epidemiological data, numerous outbreaks and rising hospital admissions were creating a tightening up of health-care resources in the city. “So […]

COVID-19: 54 new cases in London-Middlesex; region’s variant case tally rises by 18 – London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton Fifty-four new coronavirus cases have been reported in London-Middlesex, local health officials said Friday in what’s the region’s largest single-day case jump since late January. In addition, the number of […]

Doctors, patients worry about delayed 2nd COVID-19 vaccine doses for transplant recipients

While Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) is recommending stretching the time span between doses of coronavirus vaccines, transplant recipients and their doctors are concerned the shift from the original schedule of three to four weeks will put people at risk. Sara Murray of Acton, Ont., leaves her house just once a day, on […]

Dentists seeing ‘mask mouth’ and stress-related issues during COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Elena Hernandez-Kucey says it’s a something dentists across North America have been talking about: a noticeable increase in stress-related dental issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are seeing more joint problems, people arriving (in clinics) saying: ‘I’m not sleeping well, I’m waking up, my face hurts,’” Hernandez-Kucey told Global News. Read more: Alberta ergonomist […]

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