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Canada buys up millions more doses of Moderna's bivalent COVID-19 vaccine

Canada buys up millions more doses of Moderna's bivalent COVID-19 vaccine

OTTAWA — The federal government has purchased a total of 12 million doses of Moderna's bivalent vaccine that targets both the original strain of COVID-19 and the Omicron variant. In a press release Monday, the company said Canada purchased 4.
Kansas abortion vote: Why recount with such a large margin?

Kansas abortion vote: Why recount with such a large margin?

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' decisive statewide vote in favor of abortion rights has been affirmed through a partial hand recount, a move forced by two Republican activists.
U.S. lawmakers, advocates pushing Ottawa to eliminate ArriveCan, open Nexus offices

U.S. lawmakers, advocates pushing Ottawa to eliminate ArriveCan, open Nexus offices

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers and cross-border business advocates in the United States want Justin Trudeau's Liberal government to go back to the future in order to ease travel delays between the U.S. and Canada.
On Ukraine’s front line, a fight to save premature babies

On Ukraine’s front line, a fight to save premature babies

POKROVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Echoing down the corridors of eastern Ukraine's Pokrovsk Perinatal Hospital are the loud cries of tiny Veronika. Born nearly two months prematurely weighing 1.
Fauci to step down after decades as top US infection expert

Fauci to step down after decades as top US infection expert

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr.
St. Marys, Ont., emergency department reducing operating hours due to staff shortages

St. Marys, Ont., emergency department reducing operating hours due to staff shortages

ST MARYS, ONT. — A small-town Ontario hospital is reducing its emergency room hours of operation this week, and the organization running it says the strain on the local health system is expected to continue past the summer.
EXPLAINER: Pregnancy complications under abortion spotlight

EXPLAINER: Pregnancy complications under abortion spotlight

Serious pregnancy complications are rare in the United States but they still affect thousands of women each year. They may endanger the health of the mother, fetus or both.
UK to use lower dose of monkeypox vaccine to stretch supply

UK to use lower dose of monkeypox vaccine to stretch supply

LONDON (AP) — British health authorities will begin offering eligible people just a fraction of the normal monkeypox vaccine dose to stretch supplies by about five times, in line with similar decisions to extend available doses in Europe and the U.S.
Pfizer seeks OK of updated COVID vaccine booster for fall

Pfizer seeks OK of updated COVID vaccine booster for fall

Pfizer asked U.S. regulators Monday to authorize its combination COVID-19 vaccine that adds protection against the newest omicron relatives — a key step toward opening a fall booster campaign.
Pot company SNDL to acquire the Valens Company in all-stock transaction

Pot company SNDL to acquire the Valens Company in all-stock transaction

CALGARY — Pot shop owner SNDL Inc. says it will acquire cannabis manufacturer the Valens Company Inc. and combine the businesses in an all-stock transaction it valued at $138 million.