Saturday, October 23, 2021

Aromatherapy spray linked to US deaths faces recall

October 22, 2021 5:21 pm NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials may have solved the mystery of how four people in different states came down with a serious tropical...

EXPLAINER: Is it time to get a COVID-19 booster? Which one?

October 22, 2021 9:16 am Millions more Americans just became eligible for COVID-19 boosters, but figuring out who's eligible and when can be confusing. And adding to the challenge is...

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in kids

October 22, 2021 7:06 am Kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released...

What is the ‘delta plus’ variant of the coronavirus?

October 21, 2021 11:11 pm What is the “delta plus” variant? ...

COVID vaccine: CDC expands booster rollout, OKs mixing shots

October 21, 2021 7:21 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions more Americans can get a COVID-19 booster and choose a different company’s vaccine for that next shot, federal health officials said...

COVID-19 vaccine: CDC panel backs expanded booster rollout

October 21, 2021 5:21 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions more Americans are closer to getting a COVID-19 booster as influential government advisers on Thursday endorsed extra doses of all three...

Consumer watchdog to probe Big Tech payment systems

October 21, 2021 3:46 pm NEW YORK (AP) — In its first significant action under a new director, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ordering Apple, Amazon, PayPal and other...

COVID-19 vaccine: CDC panel discusses booster rollout

October 21, 2021 1:16 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — Influential government advisers are deciding Thursday how best to expand the nation's COVID-19 booster campaign, including whether and when it's OK to...

Consistent communication needed for kids COVID-19 vaccine rollout: experts

October 21, 2021 1:01 pm MELISSA COUTO ZUBER — Kelly Grindrod remembers the confusion pharmacists felt last spring as Canada's COVID-19 vaccine policy changed rapidly throughout the rollout, sometimes with...

In ‘Becoming Cousteau,’ diving into the depths of Jacques

October 21, 2021 12:46 pm NEW YORK (AP) — Who was Jacques-Yves Cousteau, exactly? ...

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Sri Lanka gives booster shots to front-line workers, seniors

October 23, 2021 3:36 am COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Saturday announced plans to offer booster shots to front-line workers followed by...

Canadian ski resorts face labour shortage, government slow to issue working visas

October 23, 2021 3:01 am VANCOUVER — Canadian ski resorts that rely heavily on international workers are steadying themselves for a labour shortage this winter...

Lim takes 4-stroke lead at LPGA tournament in South Korea

October 23, 2021 2:46 am BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — Hee Jeong Lim has taken a four-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA...