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Padres hit by COVID-19 concerns, 5 players out, beat Rockies

Padres hit by COVID-19 concerns, 5 players out, beat Rockies

DENVER (AP) — Already minus star Fernando Tatis Jr. and two backups before the first pitch because of COVID-19 concerns, the San Diego Padres then needed to pull Wil Myers and Eric Hosmer in the middle of the game for virus-related reasons.
COVID-19 pet boom has veterinarians backlogged, burned out

COVID-19 pet boom has veterinarians backlogged, burned out

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — During the gloomiest stretches of the pandemic, Dr. Diona Krahn's veterinary clinic has been a puppy fest, overrun with new four-legged patients.
Yankees coaches Nevin, Willits test positive for coronavirus

Yankees coaches Nevin, Willits test positive for coronavirus

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees third base coach Phil Nevin and first base coach Reggie Willits are away from the team after positive COVID-19 tests.
Scientists race to study variants in India as cases explode

Scientists race to study variants in India as cases explode

NEW DELHI (AP) — A potentially worrisome variant of the coronavirus detected in India may spread more easily. But the country is behind in doing the kind of testing needed to track it and understand it better.
Alberta justice minister sorry for saying feds, others rooting for COVID disaster

Alberta justice minister sorry for saying feds, others rooting for COVID disaster

EDMONTON — Alberta’s justice minister says he was wrong to accuse Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government, Alberta’s Opposition N-D-P, and the media of rooting for COVID-19 to buckle his province’s health system.
Beyond vaccines, UNESCO wants more global science shared

Beyond vaccines, UNESCO wants more global science shared

PARIS (AP) — While the U.S.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, May 11, Tuesday, May 11, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, May 11, Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 340,259 new vaccinations administered for a total of 16,597,932 doses given. Nationwide, 1,285,391 people or 3.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. There are 1,299,572 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,299,572 confirmed cases (78,039 active, 1,196,819 resolved, 24,714 deaths).
The Latest: Ore. bill extends deadline for late-rent payment

The Latest: Ore. bill extends deadline for late-rent payment

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon lawmakers have passed a bill to give tenants who are struggling with financial hardships due to the pandemic more time to pay past-due rent.
Saskatchewan premier promises no 'Trudeau summer,' more second COVID vaccine doses

Saskatchewan premier promises no 'Trudeau summer,' more second COVID vaccine doses

REGINA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians can expect a “one-dose summer" as more COVID-19 vaccines are delivered, but Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says people in his province can expect better than that.