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WHO: Global coronavirus deaths rise for 1st time in 6 weeks

A top World Health Organization expert on the coronavirus pandemic said Monday the weekly global count of deaths from COVID-19 is rising again, a “worrying sign” after about six weeks of declines. Maria Van Kerkhove, technical lead on COVID-19 at the U.N. health agency, said the growth followed a fifth straight week of confirmed cases […]

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Moderna vaccine to arrive in Canada in weeks: Trudeau

The first doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine are due to arrive in Canada before the end of December, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday. Canada began delivering the Pfizer-BioNTech shot on Monday and is now set to get up to 168,000 doses of Moderna’s vaccine, which has not yet been approved by national regulators. “Canada […]