[WATCH] Within minutes, video of doctors speaking about reasons not to fear COVID-19 gets removed from YouTube
Canadian doctors spoke in a video outlining reasons not to fear the virus, citing reasons such as unreliable PCR tests
A campaign is calling on the government to do more to reduce wait times for mental health help
Canada uses 40-45 amplification cycles for PCR testing of the COVID-19 virus. According to Public Health Ontario, if the virus is detected between 38 and 40 cycles, it’s an “indeterminate or inconclusive result.”
A recent article published in The Lancet medical journal explains that PCR tests can be “positive” for up to five times longer than the time an infected person is actually infectious.
This is the third vaccine for COVID-19 to be approved in Canada, following Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna
Twitter is set to increase censorship of COVID-19 vaccine “misinformation” through the use of its new “strike” system that will determine when and if further enforcement is needed. This follows intense backlash for banning former US President Donald Trump.
Israel passed a law allowing the government to share the identities of people who are not vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. Passing the law, officials asked, “Is privacy more important than life itself?”
Since January 16, at least 19 people in India have died after receiving Covaxin and Covishield vaccines, some dying as quickly as in a few hours. However, the government has denied any connection between the vaccines and deaths.
With new variants posing a threat, some BC officials believe mandatory mask-wearing should be implemented across all schools.
The £33.6-million project will help the researchers understand how the virus and vaccines affect people.