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End of operating room block, there is a shortage of blood

TORONTO – Restart the hospital system this fall to be able to cope with the backlog of surgeries and procedures that have accumulated during the lockdown caused by Covid-19 in Ontario. It is for this purpose that the provincial government has decided to allocate 324 million dollars by adding, between October and spring 2022, another 67 thousand interventions and diagnostic-therapeutic procedures. (more…)

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Aldo Montano closes his amazing fencing career with a silver in Tokyo

TORONTO – July 28, 2021: “Is it an endless career? It’s a finished career.” Like this Aldo Montano he replies, smiling, to journalists after winning the silver medal in the men’s team saber in Tokyo 2020 which ends his long career. I think it is right to arrive here, I have waited a year longer than I had planned, I have suffered a lot because I have a lot of problems and pains. That’s okay. It was a really difficult and complicated year and I had to manage a serious problem and it is a joy to have arrived here, competitive and to have given my contribution. Take home this medal that I feel I have helped the boys to conquer it all. It was wonderful to end a career like this “, added the blue champion who closes with a medal on the day Federica Pellegrini competed for the last time in the Games in her 200 freestyle. (more…)

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COVID-19 cases and deaths, their correlation to vaccination status: Ontario doc tweets all data

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TORONTO – A young doctor from southern Ontario, very popular on social media, is publishing all the results of her research on vaccines online, to make them available to everyone. A huge and valuable work, which is providing useful data that everyone can access. (more…)

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Mix of vaccines, problem for traveling abroad

TORONTO – One dose of one vaccine, one of another: when in the absence of available alternatives at the time of recall, injections of different vaccines were offered, many people accepted. After all, the scientific community tried to reassure everyone, the benefits would have been the same. Then, slowly, the effectiveness of a mixed vaccination regimen was questioned. Or at least doubts have arisen for lack of an experimental basis on which to base the decision. And many countries in the world have decided not to authorize, for example, vaccines such as AstraZeneca, called into question for the risk of developing thrombotic events such as heart attacks and pulmonary embolisms. (more…)

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“Henry Dundas? A historical figure to be placed in the context he lived”

TORONTO – A Corriere Canadese’s reader, Robert Nelly, wrote a letter in which he defends the name “Dundas” of many historical places in Toronto. “I have been a Toronto citizen all my life – he explains – and I like concerts in Dundas Square, I walk around Dundas Street and travel using Dundas station”. CNMNG anticipates the contents of the letter that will be published tomorrow in Corriere Canadese’s newspaper and on line edition. Here is his letter. (more…)

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5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine are arriving in Canada  this week

TORONTO – After the brief stalemate of recent months, vaccines now continue to flow continuously. This week Canada will receive about 5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine. Five million that will bring the total number of doses received to 68 million, enough to administer two doses to all 33.2 million Canadians aged 12 years and over. Children under the age of 12 will have to wait for the completion of tests in this age group before they can be immunized. (more…)

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Mary Simon, first governor Inuk: “Together we will build a fairer society”

OTTAWA – Senate Chamber: an elder Inuk lights the qulliq, the traditional Inuit lamp that represents the light and warmth of family and community. And the Aboriginal Mary Simon, 73, “accompanied” in the Senate by the rhythm of a group of Inuit percussionists, after walking the red carpet to the applause, pronounces her first words: “I am honored, honored and ready to be the Canada’s first indigenous Governor-General”. (more…)

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Bitcoin is a Bit Hard to Understand 

On Friday, June 25, 2021, the number one news trending in Google was cryptocurrency.  Ethereum, Dogecoin, BNB, XRP – sounding like names of planets, straight out of science fiction – were causing quite a stir, if not panic.  At the centre of it all was Bitcoin. Bitcurious? The 52-week high of Bitcoin had been $64,863.  At 9:06 am on Friday, June 25, 2021, it plummeted down to $33,100.54.  Experts project that things are going get worse. (more…)

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Six doses of the vaccine are not enough for the Green Pass. “I’ll sue the Ministry”

MASSA CARRARA – Everyone wants the Green Pass but not everyone wants to get vaccinated. Then, there are those who have had more than two doses of vaccine but they just can’t get the Green Pass. It’s the case of Virginia G., the 23-year-old girl from Massa, in Tuscany, a master’s student in Psychology in Pisa, who was injected with six doses of anti-Covid Pfizer vaccine by mistake, on 9 May at the hospital “Noa” di Massa (the number of injected doses was then adjusted from four to six by the ASL of Massa Carrara). (more…)

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Canadian products cooked in “an Italian way”: live streaming on line with the recipes by Apci’s chefs

VANCOUVER – On Monday 26 July, at 7 pm Italian (and 10 am in Vancouver), online on the Facebook pages of the APCI and the Canadian Embassy in Italy, ​​appointment with “Italy-Canada, culinary encounters”: protagonists, some Italian and Italian-Canadian chefs and products from both Italy and Canada, with live connections from Vancouver, Milan and Rome during which very original recipes will be performed “live”. (more…)

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Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of July 22, 2021, at 4:30pm EST.

On Thursday, health officials in Italy logged over 5,000 new infections, numbers not seen since May. Of the cumulative 4.3 million confirmed positive cases, 95.8% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 15, brining the total number of fatalities to 127,980.

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Today in Ontario 185 new infected and 7 new deaths

TORONTO – July 22, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,424,902 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 399 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,524 total deaths, 12 more than Wednesday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,393,947. Ontario today reached 548,794 overall positives, an increase of 185 new cases compared to Wednesday. (more…)

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Eileen de Villa: “Vaccinations are slow but they will increase again”

TORONTO – While the Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health Kieran Moore continues to reiterate that the province should reach a vaccination rate of 90% to better protect itself from the Delta variant, Eileen de Villa says she is confident that Toronto will be able to further increase the percentage of those vaccinated against Covid-19. (more…)

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Vaccine certificates, pressing on the provincial Government

TORONTO – The pressure on the provincial government for the activation of the vaccination passport continues. While the executive led by Doug Ford continues to go ahead on its way, rejecting the hypothesis, both from the scientific community and from the local political class come important positions in favor of the creation of a single document, issued by the government, which certifies the vaccination path and the immunization consequences of citizens against Covid-19. (more…)

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“More trade and jobs thanks to CETA, despite Covid-19”

TORONTO/ROME – Since the entry into force of Ceta, the Global Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union, trade between Italy and Canada has increased by more than 22% and Italian exports of goods and services to Canada are increased by 25% with the creation of 63,000 jobs in Italy: these are some of the numbers contained in the report that the Canadian Ambassador to Italy, Alexandra Bugailiskis (in the pic, from the Italian government website), presented to the European Union Policy Commission of the Senate. Numbers that, according to the Ambassador, suggest that CETA will play a decisive role in the post-pandemic recovery and “will help make our economies stronger, greener and more sustainable”. (more…)

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Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of July 21, 2021, at 5:00pm EST.

On Wednesday, health officials in Mexico logged over 13,000 new infections, numbers not seen in five months. Of the cumulative 2.6 confirmed positive cases, 78.6% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 341, brining the total number of fatalities to 236,810.

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Ndp: no renewal of Orchard Villa license

TORONTO – A resounding no to Orchard Villa requests. The Ontario NDP is pressing the provincial government to respond in spades to the requests made by the long-term care home Orchard Villa to be able to expand the structure by adding another 87 beds and the license renewed for another 30 years. “The request is disturbing for the family members of the people who died in this LTC ,” reads the letter signed by leader Andrea Horwath and Oshawa MP Jennifer French. (more…)

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Today in Ontario 135 new infected and 4 new deaths

TORONTO – July 21, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,424,503 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 470 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,512 total deaths, 6 more than Tuesday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,393,366. Ontario today reached 548,609 overall positives, an increase of 135 new cases compared to Tuesday. (more…)

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School and pandemic: a Minister in isolation, absent School boards and non-existent plans

TORONTO – Safety plans, guidelines, mask use, physical distance, maximum limit of students, vaccination obligation for school staff. These are some of the issues on which, just over six weeks before the beginning of the school year, our political class should start a serious and constructive debate, incorporating the indications and inputs of the provincial scientific community, trade associations and school provveditorati. In Ontario, at least for now, everything is silent. (more…)

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Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of July 20, 2021, at 5:00pm EST.

On Tuesday, health officials in Russia logged 23,770 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 6.0 million. Of the cumulative total, 89.6% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 784, brining the total number of fatalities to 149,992.

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Today in Ontario 127 new infected and 2 new deaths

TORONTO – July 20, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,424,033 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 430 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,506 total deaths, 6 more than Monday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,392,951. Ontario today reached 548,474 overall positives, an increase of 127 new cases compared to Monday. (more…)

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Londra, laboratorio di un pericoloso esperimento sociale e sanitario

TORONTO – Giorno della libertà in Inghilterra, con l’eliminazione di quasi tutte le restrizioni anti-Covid. Ma a quale prezzo? La Gran Bretagna diventa, in una fase in cui tutto il mondo deve fare ancora i conti con la pandemia, un immenso laboratorio nel quale il governo guidato dal premier Boris Johnson (nella foto) ha deciso di eseguire un pericoloso esperimento socio-sanitario. A prima vista si tratta di una svolta politica difficile da comprendere… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of July 19, 2021, at 4:45pm EST.

On Monday, health officials in Bangladesh logged 13,321 new infections, the second highest one-day tally since the start of the pandemic. Of the cumulative 1.1 million confirmed positive cases, 84.3% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 231, the greatest number of fatalities reported in a single day.

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Today in Ontario 130 new infected and no new deaths

TORONTO – July 19, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,423,603 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 462 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,500 total deaths, one more than Sunday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,392,521. Ontario today reached 548,347 overall positives, an increase of 130 new cases compared to Sunday. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile remained stable to 9,294, with no more deaths than the previous day. (more…)

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Universities and colleges towards the return to normality

TORONTO – There will be no capacity limits or physical distance requirements. Ontario’s post-secondary institutions were given the green light to reopen in September by Colleges and Universities Minister Jill Dunlop. The ministry has already explained the guidelines for the new school year to all post-secondary education institutions in the province. And it is precisely from the new protocol that it emerges that colleges and universities are allowed to “resume normal operations for the next academic year”. (more…)

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In London will take place a dangerous social and health experiment

TORONTO – Freedom Day in England, with the elimination of almost all anti-Covid restrictions. But at what price? Britain becomes, at a time when the whole world still has to deal with the pandemic, an immense laboratory in which the government led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson has decided to carry out a dangerous social-health experiment. At first sight, this is a political breakthrough that is difficult to understand. (more…)

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Childhood immunization rates against preventable diseases in decline

In the race to vaccinate the masses against Covid-19 and bring an end to the pandemic, a troubling concern emerges. Millions of children are falling behind on routine childhood vaccinations.

Covid-19 has disrupted several aspects of our lives, from social to economic and most significantly our health. The World Health Organization (WHO) reveals some alarming data following previous warnings that the pandemic would negatively impact basic vaccinations among children.

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Status of Covid-19 cases worldwide

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of July 18, 2021, at 5:00pm EST.

On Sunday, health officials in Bangladesh logged 11,578 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 1.1 million. Of the cumulative total, 84.4% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 225, bringing the total fatalities to 17,894.

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Today in Ontario 177 new infected and 6 new deaths

TORONTO – July 18, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,423,141 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 223 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,499 total deaths, 7 more than Saturday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,391,948. Ontario today reached 548,217 overall positives, an increase of 177 new cases compared to Saturday. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile increased to 9,294, with 6 more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 537,545 or 166 more than the previous 24 hours. There are 144,798 cases so far registered in Ontario of the English variant of Covid, 1,466 of the South African variant, 4,955 of the Brazilian variant and 3,318 of the Indian variant. (more…)


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