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Long COVID sufferers invited to enter symptoms into online portal

Long COVID sufferers invited to enter symptoms into online portal

Researchers recruiting Sea to Sky citizen scientists to help understand chronic illness that can follow COVID-19 for some. 
Known new B.C. COVID-19 infections lowest in months

Known new B.C. COVID-19 infections lowest in months

Province counts another 23 people as having died while infected with COVID-19
B.C. reports highest COVID-19 death count in months

B.C. reports highest COVID-19 death count in months

The 44 COVID-19 deaths in a week is the highest total since June 16.
B.C. researchers say genomic data can improve pandemic modelling

B.C. researchers say genomic data can improve pandemic modelling

Genomic data can "give us information over time about what's changing."
B.C. COVID-19 deaths rise

B.C. COVID-19 deaths rise

The 32 COVID-19 deaths in week up to Oct. 15 is highest total since Aug. 27
1.4 million Canadians report long COVID symptoms, says StatCan

1.4 million Canadians report long COVID symptoms, says StatCan

“People are hurting,” said Susie Goulding, a long-COVID patient and founder of the COVID Long-Haulers Support Group Canada.  
B.C.'s COVID-19 ICU count hits 14-month low

B.C.'s COVID-19 ICU count hits 14-month low

Of 365 people with COVID-19 in hospitals, 19 are in ICU
Comments by Alberta premier on discrimination against unvaccinated 'laughable': Horgan

Comments by Alberta premier on discrimination against unvaccinated 'laughable': Horgan

The unvaccinated “have been the most discriminated-against group that I’ve ever witnessed in my lifetime,” Alberta Premier Danielle Smith told reporters at the Alberta legislature.
Mental health-related incidents remained stable during pandemic, study shows

Mental health-related incidents remained stable during pandemic, study shows

"Calls for increased police budgets to respond to expected increases in mental health-related incidents may be unjustified," the study says.
Weekly B.C. COVID-19 deaths stay below 20

Weekly B.C. COVID-19 deaths stay below 20

Another 19 COVID-19 deaths raise B.C.'s pandemic death toll to 4,321
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