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Canada's 'long-haulers' without family doctor need primary care: medical association

Canada's 'long-haulers' without family doctor need primary care: medical association

VANCOUVER — The head of the Canadian Medical Association is urging the federal government to boost access to family doctors for COVID-19 'long-haulers' enduring ongoing illness and requiring referrals to multiple specialists. Dr.
Further testing finds variant from the United Kingdom in five B.C. schools

Further testing finds variant from the United Kingdom in five B.C. schools

SURREY, B.C. — Students or staff at five public schools in British Columbia have tested positive for the faster-spreading COVID-19 variant first discovered in the United Kingdom, health officials said Sunday.
Pacific system to roll over parts of B.C., bringing wind, heavy rain or snow

Pacific system to roll over parts of B.C., bringing wind, heavy rain or snow

VANCOUVER — Nasty weather is predicted for British Columbia, with warnings about wind, rain and snowfall, along with winter storm watches in several areas of the province.
Isolation and sanitation during COVID-19 may affect human microbiome, scientists say

Isolation and sanitation during COVID-19 may affect human microbiome, scientists say

VANCOUVER — As people around the world remain isolated in their homes, avoiding close contact with others and meticulously sanitizing their hands and surfaces, scientists warn there may be unintended consequences of these necessary pandemic protocols
B.C. hits one-day vaccine record as new data shows promise of single dose

B.C. hits one-day vaccine record as new data shows promise of single dose

VANCOUVER — British Columbia has hit a one-day record for vaccinations as new preliminary data from residents of long-term care homes and health-care workers shows the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine reduces the risk of the virus within two to three
COVID-19-related hospitalizations in B.C. fall to 13-week low

COVID-19-related hospitalizations in B.C. fall to 13-week low

Six more pandemic-related deaths raise province's COVID-19 death toll to 1,327
Director of care home with worst COVID-19 death toll in B.C. resigns

Director of care home with worst COVID-19 death toll in B.C. resigns

VANCOUVER — The executive director of a long-term care home that was the site of British Columbia's deadliest COVID-19 outbreak has resigned.
COVID-19-related hospitalizations in B.C. fall to 13-week low

COVID-19-related hospitalizations in B.C. fall to 13-week low

Six more pandemic-related deaths brings province's death toll from COVID-19 to 1,327.
Record number of British Columbians vaccinated in single day

Record number of British Columbians vaccinated in single day

Province reports 12,250 vaccinated as it prepares to ramp up mass vaccination efforts By Tyler Orton
Record number of British Columbians vaccinated in a single day

Record number of British Columbians vaccinated in a single day

Province reports 12,250 vaccinated as it prepares to ramp up mass vaccination efforts
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