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B.C. COVID-19 patients in ICU falls below 100

B.C. COVID-19 patients in ICU falls below 100

Seven more COVID-19 deaths raise province's death toll to 2,340.
Deer found to be infected with COVID-19 in Quebec; no cases so far in B.C.

Deer found to be infected with COVID-19 in Quebec; no cases so far in B.C.

White-tailed deer in Quebec are catching the COVID-19 virus, Environment and Climate Change Canada confirmed Wednesday. This is the first time the virus has been detected in Canadian wildlife.
UBC researchers determine bigger gap better for mRNA COVID-19 vaccines

UBC researchers determine bigger gap better for mRNA COVID-19 vaccines

They found a seven-week gap was better than a four-week gap
COVID-19 cases in B.C. ICUs at low since August

COVID-19 cases in B.C. ICUs at low since August

Province reports first case of the Omicron variant.
COVID-19: Henry promotes ‘equal access to vaccination’ as B.C. ID’s first Omicron variant

COVID-19: Henry promotes ‘equal access to vaccination’ as B.C. ID’s first Omicron variant

Most of global population not fully vaccinated as B.C. embarks on booster campaign
B.C. reports first case of Omicron variant

B.C. reports first case of Omicron variant

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said the province is reporting its first case of the new variant.
New and active B.C. COVID-19 cases hit multi-month lows

New and active B.C. COVID-19 cases hit multi-month lows

Eleven COVID-19 deaths raise province's pandemic death toll to 2,333.
Here's why Canada changed its advice on face masks (INFOGRAPHIC)

Here's why Canada changed its advice on face masks (INFOGRAPHIC)

Everything you need to know about the new guidance on face masks.
COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. fall to new multi-month low

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. fall to new multi-month low

Omicron variant has yet to appear in B.C., say health officials.
Here is how much of a threat the highly transmissible new Omicron variant poses in B.C.

Here is how much of a threat the highly transmissible new Omicron variant poses in B.C.

The variant has 'a host of mutations which make it more immune evasive.'