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COVID booster that also targets Omicron to be part of fall B.C. rollout

COVID booster that also targets Omicron to be part of fall B.C. rollout

Health Canada said Thursday that it has approved the adapted version of the Moderna Spikevax COVID-19 vaccine for use in individuals 18 and older — the first bivalent COVID-19 vaccine authorized in Canada.
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations lowest since June

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations lowest since June

Another 33 people are said to have died while infected with COVID-19
B.C. to deliver Omicron-targeting vaccine to residents

B.C. to deliver Omicron-targeting vaccine to residents

Health Canada today approved a new Moderna's vaccine to fight COVID-19
COVID-mandate lawsuit tossed for being 'bad beyond argument'

COVID-mandate lawsuit tossed for being 'bad beyond argument'

A highly-publicized lawsuit targeting the provincial government’s COVID-19 measures has been thrown out by a BC Supreme Court Justice for being so poorly crafted it is impossible to respond to.
B.C. has highest COVID-19 death count in 10 weeks

B.C. has highest COVID-19 death count in 10 weeks

Another 33 such deaths raise province's COVID-19 death toll to 4,097
New West nurse sanctioned for reused COVID-19 vaccine syringe

New West nurse sanctioned for reused COVID-19 vaccine syringe

The nurse's registration with the B.C. College of Nurses & Midwives has since been cancelled.
COVID-19 metrics decline in B.C.

COVID-19 metrics decline in B.C.

COVID-19 deaths, cases, hospitalizations, ICU patient counts all fall
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations dips to one-month low

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations dips to one-month low

Number of those in ICU with the disease is lowest since mid-June
Health Canada warns of counterfeit COVID-19 rapid test kits

Health Canada warns of counterfeit COVID-19 rapid test kits

People suspecting they have counterfeit kits should not use them and can report them to Health Canada.
B.C. COVID-19 ICU patient count at two-month high

B.C. COVID-19 ICU patient count at two-month high

Most pandemic data metrics have been relatively flat in past month