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COVID-19 variants could fuel surge of 20K daily cases if restrictions eased: feds

Feb 19, 2021 | 12:57pm

New federal forecasts project that COVID-19 variants could fuel a potential third wave that would eclipse its predecessors if Canada doesn’t double down on the strict protocols that have reduced infections. The Public Health Agency of Canada released modelling Friday suggesting that while infections continue to decline nationally, the spread of virus mutations threatens to […]

Federal public health estimates up to 22,000 deaths in Canada from COVID-19

Apr 9, 2020 | 7:44am

With strong control measures, the federal public health agency projects that 11,000 to 22,000 Canadians could die of COVID-19 in the coming months. The Public Health Agency of Canada says short-term estimates are more reliable, and it anticipates 500 to 700 deaths by the end of next week. The agency released modelling data this morning […]

Health officials warn consumers of romaine lettuce from Salinas, California

Nov 24, 2019 | 9:30am

OTTAWA — Canadian health officials are warning consumers to avoid romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, Calif., because of another food poisoning outbreak. The notice comes almost exactly one year after a similar outbreak led to a blanket warning about romaine, ranging from whole heads to pre-cut salad mixes. The Public Health Agency of Canada says one […]