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Daily Health Headlines

April 13, 2021

ICES IN THE NEWS

Variants behind latest COVID increase (based on the ICES COVID-19 dashboard)

RPT-In COVID-19 vaccination pivot, Canada targets frontline workers (based on the ICES COVID-19 dashboard)

Toronto on track to see 2,500 new daily COVID-19 cases by end of April, new report says (based on the ICES COVID-19 dashboard)

They were supposed to be vaccinated. So, why are Ontario’s seniors still getting the worst of COVID-19? (based on the ICES COVID-19 dashboard)

TORONTO STAR

Farmers need mental health support, too

One in 10 Canadians are hesitant to get the vaccine: CAMH survey

Front-line, emergency and health workers getting moved up for vaccines

How to talk to vaccine hesitant friends: experts offer tips on addressing concerns

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

The third wave of COVID-19 has flipped the health care script in Canada (opinion: André Picard)

CBC

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Tuesday

Australia abandons COVID-19 vaccination targets after new advice on AstraZeneca shots

Coronavirus variants are testing the limits of what we once thought was safe in Canada (opinion)

CTV

Unusual treatment shows promise for kids with brain tumours

Some blood pressure medication linked to higher risk of skin cancer, study finds

Women's reproductive life span has increased over the past 60 years: U.S. study

Ontario’s hard-hit ICUs aren't just running out of beds, but also doctors and nurses

GLOBAL

Travellers can avoid paying for Canada’s hotel quarantine

Canada facing growing radicalization risk over COVID-19 lockdowns: report

Regina engineering technologists recognized for new health care technology

Ontario students move to virtual learning indefinitely amid record-high COVID-19 cases

Toronto could see 2,500 daily COVID-19 cases by end of April, medical officer of health says

Ontario government adding ICU beds, hiring nursing students to deal with COVID-19 case surge

After violent anti-curfew rally, Montreal doctor says people must make ‘some degree of sacrifices’

COVID: GTA hospital pediatric units close, patients being transferred to Toronto’s SickKids hospital

MACLEANS

When are COVID vaccines for kids coming to Canada?

The lasting psychological toll of reporting the pandemic (opinion)

NEW YORK TIMES

The U.S. is nearing universal Covid-19 vaccine eligibility for adults.

FORBES

3 Key Cybersecurity Trends To Know For 2021 (and On ...)

Monkey “MindPong”: Elon Musk & Neuralink’s Latest Could Potentially Revolutionize Healthcare

NATIONAL POST

COVID-19 variants are spreading quickly. Will vaccines save us in time?

STAT

Three steps toward creating a functioning U.S. biosimilars market (opinion)

Sage drug reduces muscle tremor but with significant side effects, study results show

Amazon established a foothold in diagnostics during Covid-19. Now it’s doubling down

NPR

Poll Finds Republicans Particularly Opposed To 'Vaccine Passport' Messaging

Would You Use An App To Verify Your Vaccine Status? The Idea Is Here To Stay

Studies Confirm Racial, Ethnic Disparities In COVID-19 Hospitalizations And Visits

HEALTH IT SECURITY

Healthcare’s Data Extortion Problem, and How to Prepare for Ransomware




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