A little more than a month after pausing the measure, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) announced Thursday it will be re-implementing random testing for fully vaccinated air travellers arriving into the country at four major Canadian airports: Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Toronto.
People who get reinfected with the virus that causes COVID-19 have more health risks with each round of reinfection, a large national database study reveals. Researchers saw worse health effects during active infection, but some symptoms lasted as long as 6 months, suggesting a direct link between reinfection and long COVID.
For many students graduating in the Northwest Territories this year, more than half of their time in high school was spent under the dark cloud of COVID-19. This meant school closures, cancelled extracurriculars, lost travel opportunities and months of remote learning.
In Forging Ahead: The Yukon’s Continuing Response to COVID-19, Goal 2 is to enhance Yukoners’ wellbeing through mental and physical health.
“Wearing a mask doesn’t just have to be a pandemic practice, We can use many of the healthy practices that we’ve learned, developed, and normalized during the pandemic to control the spread of diseases ongoing and keep the world healthier.”
– former CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD