Ontario vowed to investigate horrific deaths in long-term care. Now it says that didn't happen.
News/Canada/Toronto: Nearly one year ago, as the first detailed picture emerged of the true scale of the horror faced by residents of Ontario's long-term care system during the pandemic, a visibly emotional Premier Doug Ford vowed his government would conduct a full investigation. Now it turns out that didn't happen.
Edmonton woman who died of vaccine-induced blood clot was turned away from ER, friend says
News/Canada/Edmonton: The first Albertan to die from a rare blood clot condition linked to a COVID-19 vaccine was turned away from an Edmonton hospital two days before her death, a family friend says.
How many COVID-19 vaccines can Ontario administer per day? We did the math
News/Canada/Toronto: Ontario's top doctor boasted the province could deliver 500,000 COVID-19 vaccines per day if supply allowed. CBC News checked with every public health unit and confirmed the number is actually far lower. The province continues to aim to administer 150,000 doses per day.
More Canadians hospitalized from substance use since pandemic started, report finds
News/Canada/British Columbia: Hospitalizations from opioids, alcohol and stimulants rose during first seven months of pandemic, compared to the same time in 2019, according to a new report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).
Doctors make life-and-death decisions as India's battle against COVID-19 rages on
News/World/World Photos: As India's health-care system teeters on the verge of collapse during a brutal second wave of the novel coronavirus, a young doctor is among the medical professionals forced to decide who will live and who will die at a New Delhi hospital.
Moderna booster increases antibodies against COVID-19 variants, early trials show
News/Health: Early human trial data shows that a third dose of either Moderna's current COVID-19 shot or an experimental new vaccine candidate increases immunity against variants of the virus behind COVID-19 first found in Brazil and South Africa, the company announced on Wednesday.