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No evidence that newest COVID variant out of Africa is in B.C., says Henry

No evidence that newest COVID variant out of Africa is in B.C., says Henry

Omicron’s emergence in South Africa coincided with a steep rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in that region, according to the World Health Organization.
Here's why Canada changed its advice on face masks (INFOGRAPHIC)

Here's why Canada changed its advice on face masks (INFOGRAPHIC)

Everything you need to know about the new guidance on face masks.
What if you disagree with your co-parent about the COVID-19 vaccine for your kids?

What if you disagree with your co-parent about the COVID-19 vaccine for your kids?

A B.C. family lawyer explains where parents stand in terms of the recently approved pediatric vaccine.
Kids who got flu or other shots won't have to wait for COVID-19 vaccine: Henry

Kids who got flu or other shots won't have to wait for COVID-19 vaccine: Henry

Invitations will start going out Monday morning to people who have registered and same-day appointments will be booked.
Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on plexiglass barriers in B.C. stores

Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on plexiglass barriers in B.C. stores

Do plexiglass barriers work?
Vancouver anti-masker loses to Lululemon at human rights tribunal

Vancouver anti-masker loses to Lululemon at human rights tribunal

The case was dismissed because she "thwarted" the reasonable accommodations offered
Watchdog urges B.C. seniors to book COVID-19 booster shots

Watchdog urges B.C. seniors to book COVID-19 booster shots

Most people in the community 80 and older are due for their boosters now.
One quarter of younger B.C. kids now registered for COVID-19 vaccine

One quarter of younger B.C. kids now registered for COVID-19 vaccine

About 75,000 were already registered Friday when Health Canada approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, and another 15,000 signed up afterwards.
B.C. court dismisses constitutional suit against Dr. Bonnie Henry

B.C. court dismisses constitutional suit against Dr. Bonnie Henry

Judge rules orders by B.C.'s top doc were created for the public's protection.
B.C. rollout of COVID-19 vaccine for younger kids expected to start week of Nov. 29

B.C. rollout of COVID-19 vaccine for younger kids expected to start week of Nov. 29

The province is expected to receive enough COVID-19 vaccine for the estimated 360,000 B.C. children age 5-11.