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B.C.’s COVID-19 fall booster campaign to begin at pharmacies in the coming days

B.C.’s COVID-19 fall booster campaign to begin at pharmacies in the coming days

About 110,000 booster shots are set to be delivered to B.C. this week.
'Glitch' causes delay in booking COVID boosters for B.C. kids

'Glitch' causes delay in booking COVID boosters for B.C. kids

Ministry of Health says invitations to book third doses are now flowing to "all eligible children" in the five-to-11 age group.
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.
Richmond kids' vaccine rates higher than B.C. average

Richmond kids' vaccine rates higher than B.C. average

Pfizer booster shots have just been approved by Health Canada for children.
COVID-19 metrics decline in B.C.

COVID-19 metrics decline in B.C.

COVID-19 deaths, cases, hospitalizations, ICU patient counts all fall
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