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Vaccine update: COVID-19 vax plan for B.C. children to be presented in coming days

Vaccine update: COVID-19 vax plan for B.C. children to be presented in coming days

Regulators approved the use of the Pfizer vaccine for children 12-15 last week
New COVID-19 cases in B.C. fall, as hospitalizations decline, 20 die

New COVID-19 cases in B.C. fall, as hospitalizations decline, 20 die

More than two million British Columbians have now had at least one dose of vaccine.
B.C.'s 2021 Good Citizenship medal to honour civilian efforts during COVID-19

B.C.'s 2021 Good Citizenship medal to honour civilian efforts during COVID-19

Do you know someone deserving of the annual award?
Video: Richmond McDonald's employee berated by alleged anti-masker

Video: Richmond McDonald's employee berated by alleged anti-masker

Customer demands for his food, despite being asked to leave
Number of new COVID-19 cases in Richmond continues to drop

Number of new COVID-19 cases in Richmond continues to drop

There are 16 COVID-19 patients in Richmond Hospital, according to the latest figures from VCH
Active COVID-19 infections in B.C. fall for 10th straight update

Active COVID-19 infections in B.C. fall for 10th straight update

Hospitalizations recede, as seven more die from the novel coronavirus.
Bonnie Henry defends B.C.'s data-release procedures

Bonnie Henry defends B.C.'s data-release procedures

More demographic data on COVID-19 spread in B.C. is "coming very soon."
Could vaccinating kids get B.C. to herd immunity?

Could vaccinating kids get B.C. to herd immunity?

While some experts are skeptical that B.C., and indeed Canada, could reach herd immunity, at least one SFU expert says it depends on how you define the 'herd' and targeting children could be a tipping point
PM tip-toes around prospect of waiving COVID-19 vaccine patents

PM tip-toes around prospect of waiving COVID-19 vaccine patents

U.S. already backing effort to waive patents, boost global supply.
Chinese restaurants fear patrons won't return after pandemic

Chinese restaurants fear patrons won't return after pandemic

Special Report: Metro Vancouver eateries concerned that lifting restrictions won't be enough to win back clientele