With Manitoba meeting and exceeding its COVID-19 vaccination target, the province will begin its first step of reopening this weekend, increasing gatherings, and giving fully vaccinated Manitobans more eased restrictions.
Rare cases of heart inflammation in adolescents and young adults is likely linked to vaccination with the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 shots, a group of doctors advising the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a presentation released on Wednesday.
Health Canada has announced the recall of more hand sanitizers, adding 18 more products to their list because of issues such as containing ingredients not allowed by the agency or not being authorized for sale in Canada.
The border between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick remains blocked in both directions on Wednesday morning, as residents on both sides of the border continue to protest Nova Scotia's restrictions on travellers from New Brunswick.
Building new habits can be difficult, but throughout the pandemic many people have had new habits forced upon them. Experts say, for better or worse, it might be difficult to break them when rules and restrictions ease.