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B.C.'s push to vaccinate children against COVID-19 has stalled. So what about Moderna?

B.C.'s push to vaccinate children against COVID-19 has stalled. So what about Moderna?

Vancouver and Victoria continue to have the highest rates of pediatric vaccination.
COVID cases and hospitalizations increasing in B.C.: health minister

COVID cases and hospitalizations increasing in B.C.: health minister

For the week April 17-23, there were 372 new COVID-19 cases and 62 COVID-19 hospital admissions in Island Health.
Victoria man experiencing 22-day lockdown as Shanghai battles latest COVID wave

Victoria man experiencing 22-day lockdown as Shanghai battles latest COVID wave

Victoria’s Stewart Jensen, who relocated to the Changning District two years ago to start a manufacturing plant for his electric cargo-bicycle company Baere Bikes, has been confined to his apartment.
Canada just introduced new travel rules at the border. Here's what B.C. residents need to know

Canada just introduced new travel rules at the border. Here's what B.C. residents need to know

The rules are changing on Monday.
Royal Jubilee clinic injects optimism into long-COVID patients

Royal Jubilee clinic injects optimism into long-COVID patients

Island Health has opened a Post COVID Recovery Clinic at Royal Jubilee Hospital.
COVID-19 hospitalizations rise in B.C. as ICU total stays flat

COVID-19 hospitalizations rise in B.C. as ICU total stays flat

Province records another 27 COVID-19 deaths
UBC to keep mask mandate in place until June 30 as sixth COVID wave looms

UBC to keep mask mandate in place until June 30 as sixth COVID wave looms

The University of British Columbia says in a statement there are signs of further Omicron variants and increased case numbers.
Everything B.C. residents need to know about the new U.S. travel rules regarding face masks

Everything B.C. residents need to know about the new U.S. travel rules regarding face masks

How will the rule affect flights departing Canada for the U.S.?
B.C.'s weekly COVID-19 data reporting leaves public in dark about next Omicron wave: critics

B.C.'s weekly COVID-19 data reporting leaves public in dark about next Omicron wave: critics

'Right now we're going into the sixth wave with virtually no public health mitigation'
Is it COVID-19 or do I just have allergies? What you and your kids need to know

Is it COVID-19 or do I just have allergies? What you and your kids need to know

Alder and birch are the leading allergies for B.C. during tree pollen season.