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Daily Health Headlines

July 29, 2021

The next edition of Daily Health Headlines will be posted on August 3.

TORONTO STAR

Pressure mounts on Doug Ford to introduce vaccine passports as fears of a fourth wave rise

Here’s what a fourth wave of COVID-19 would do to Canada’s economy

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Ontario to spend $324-million to handle surgery backlog left by COVID-19 pandemic

Tokyo Olympics twist: Simone Biles’s legacy may be her courage to look after herself, not the IOC (opinion)

In Tokyo, Simone Biles and Naomi Osaka share mental-health struggles as Japan confronts workaholic culture

CBC

Alberta to remove most COVID-19 isolation, testing requirements by mid-August

Millions meant for residential school survivors spent on Catholic Church lawyers, administration: documents

Winnipeg Catholic priest accuses residential school survivors of lying about abuse for money

CTV

With COVID-19 on the rise in Alberta, what constitutes a fourth wave in a nation filled with vaccines?

England, Scotland exclude Canadians from new exception to quarantine measures

Demand increasing: Canadian Blood Services watching supply as COVID-19 rules eased

GLOBAL

Canada, Mexico imported AstraZeneca doses from facility not fully inspected: regulator

As COVID-19 variants surge, most Canadians worry about a potential 4th wave

Advocates say safe drug supply needed to combat spike in opioid overdose deaths in Canada

NEW YORK TIMES

Citing New Data, Pfizer Outlines Case for Booster Shots

Women Surgeons at Greater Risk of Pregnancy Loss, Study Finds

THE CONVERSATION

Vaccine hesitancy is decreasing in Canada, but it’s too soon to celebrate

Controversial Alzheimer’s drug highlights concerns about Health Canada approval process

STAT

A double vaccine crisis is endangering millions of children (opinion)

Efficacy of Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine slips to 84% after six months, data show

NPR

Cutting Carbon Pollution Quickly Would Save Millions of Lives, Study Finds


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