Category: Health & Medicine

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Toronto lança a Toronto Youth Vaccine Engagement Strategy para chegar aos jovens vulneráveis

John Tory anunciou esta quarta-feira (23 de junho) o lançamento da Toronto Youth Vaccine Engagement Strategy, uma parceria entre a cidade de Toronto e o Toronto Youth Cabinet (TYC). Em comunicado à imprensa, o presidente de Toronto disse que desde que o Ontário anunciou o alargamento da elegibilidade para os residentes com mais de 12 anos de idade “vimos uma resposta impressionante à vacinação juvenil”. (more…)

Community Covid-19 Updates English Featured GTA Health & Medicine

Toronto launches Toronto Youth Vaccine Engagement Strategy to reach vulnerable youth

John Tory announced this Wednesday (June 23) the launch of Toronto Youth Vaccine Engagement Strategy, a partnership between the City of Toronto and the Toronto Youth Cabinet (TYC). In a press release, the Mayor of Toronto said that since Ontario extended eligibility to residents over 12 years of age, “we’ve seen an impressive response to youth vaccination”.

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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 June 23, 2021 at 4:00pm EST.

On Wednesday, health officials in the UK logged 16,135 new infections, the highest single day increase in nearly four months. The sharp rise in cases prompted a delay in the country’s final stage of reopening until July 19. Of the cumulative total, 92.3% are considered recovered. Since yesterday, Covid-related deaths increased by 27 bringing the country’s death toll to 128,027. (more…)

Community English Health & Medicine

Feeling stressed? Places to visit, cities to avoid

How is your level of stress lately? If you are looking to break away from the worry and anxiety of life’s troubles, perhaps a move to one of the least stressful cities in the world is in order.

If so, then head for Reykjavik, Iceland, considered the most stress-free city in the world, according to the 2021 Least and Most Stressful Cities Index released by VAAY, a Berlin-based company specializing in (cannabidiol) health products for inner balance and mindfulness. The Nordic city is among the best for clean air, gender equality, a great place to enjoy good health and live stress-free. (See Graph 1 above) (more…)

Covid-19 Updates Podcasts & Videos Portuguese

No Ontário, 216 novos infetados e 6 mortes

Article by Giorgio Mitolo — Translation and Video: Luis Aparicio

O Canadá atingiu ontem um total de 1 410 093 infetados (desde o início da pandemia), um aumento de mais 775 infeções em relação às últimas 24 horas. O número de vítimas – em todo o país – chegou ontem a um total de 26 157 mortes, mais 75 do que na segunda-feira. O número de pessoas recuperadas do coronavírus no Canadá era ontem de 1 373 485. (more…)

Covid-19 Updates Italian News Brief Podcasts & Videos World News

In Italia 835 nuovi casi e 31 ulteriori decessi

Article by Giorgio Mitolo — Video: Rosanna Colavecchia

ROMA – Brusco rialzo dei dati relativi ai neo positivi, in Italia, ossia di quelle persone che hanno appena contratto il Covid-19 ed in gran parte nella sua variante indiana o Delta. Sono stati infatti 835 i positivi al test del coronavirus nelle ultime 24 ore, mentre lunedì erano stati 495. Sono invece 31 le vittime registrate in un giorno. (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 June 22, 2021 at 5:15pm EST.

On Tuesday, coronavirus cases in India surpassed 30 million after health officials logged nearly 30,000 new infections. Of the cumulative total, 96.5% are considered recovered. Since yesterday, Covid-related deaths increased by 393 bringing the country’s death toll to 389,661.

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English Health & Medicine Ontario

Hesitancy and confusion towards mixing Moderna and Pfizer

TORONTO – Hesitancy is growing toward mixing Moderna and Pfizer vaccine in Ontario. As was widely expected, the unavailability of the Pfizer covid-19 vaccine due to a late supply and the decision by Ontario health authorities to replace it with Moderna prompted thousands of people to cancel or postpone the appointment date for the second dose. (more…)

Health & Medicine Podcasts & Videos Romanian

În Ontario, 270 de noi infectați și 3 decese

Article by Giorgio Mitolo — Translation and Video: Cristiana Petrescu

TORONTO – Canada a atins ieri un numar de infectii de 1.409.318, cu 735 mai multe decât în ​​ultimele 24 de ore. Victimele – la scară națională – au atins un total de 26.082 de morți ieri, cu 14 mai mulți decât duminică. (more…)

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In Italia 495 nuovi contagiati e 21 ulteriori decessi: positività allo 0,6%

Article by Giorgio Mitolo – Video: Rosanna Colavecchia

ROMA – In Italia si conferma in questi giorni un progressivo e sostanziale calo sia dei neo positivi che dei decessi avvenuti a causa del Covid-19. Sono stati infatti 495 i nuovi contagiati registrati ieri e 21 le vittime. Sono stati 81.752 i tamponi molecolari e antigenici effettuati – su tutto il territorio nazionale – nelle ultime 24 ore. (more…)

Canada Covid-19 Updates German News Updates Travel & Tourism

Eine Auslandsreise nach dem 5. Juli wird für Geimpfte einfacher


Für Personen, die vollständig geimpft sind und einen Impfnachweis haben, werden in Kürze einige Beschränkungen aufgehoben.

Die Regierung sagte, dass nur Kanadier und Personen mit ständigem Wohnsitz bei der Einreise nach Kanada die obligatorische Hotelquarantäne umgehen dürfen, sofern sie ihre Unterlagen vor der Ankunft in eine spezielle ArriveCan-App hochladen. (more…)

Canada Covid-19 Updates News Updates Polish Travel & Tourism

Zagraniczna podróż po 5-tym lipca będzie łatwiejsza dla osób zaszczepionych


Niektóre restrykcje zostaną wkrótce zniesione dla osób, które w pełni się zaszczepiły i posiadają dowód szczepienia.

Rząd poinformował, że tylko Kanadyjczycy i osoby ze stałym pobytem będą miały możliwość ominąć obowiązkową hotelową kwarantannę przy wjeździe do Kanady, pod warunkiem, że załadują swoją dokumentację na specjalną aplikację ArriveCan. (more…)

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A trip abroad after July 5 will be easier for vaccinated people


Some restrictions will soon be lifted for people who are fully vaccinated and who have proof of vaccination.

The government said only Canadians and permanent residents will be allowed to bypass the mandatory hotel quarantine when entering Canada, provided they upload their documentation to a dedicated ArriveCan app prior to arrival. (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 June 21, 2021 at 4:00pm EST.

On Monday, health officials in Bangladesh logged 4,626 new infections, the highest daily increase in over nine weeks. Of the cumulative 856,304 total confirmed positive cases, 91.7% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 78 bringing the country’s death toll to 13,626.

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Second dose eligibility expands across Ontario

TORONTO – The race for the second dose of vaccine in Ontario is starting again. As of today, after the significant openings last week, the standards were changed to be able to make the reservation: the goal is to be able to progressively increase the number of people completely immunized, also in light of the threat posed by the Delta variant. From 8 a.m., all Ontario residents who received the first dose of the vaccine on May 9 and before that date can actually book the appointment to get the second one. (more…)

Canada German Health & Medicine News Updates

Kanadas Gesundheitsministerium schlägt ein Verbot der Produktion und des Verkaufs der meisten Dampfaromen vor

Um aromatisierte Dampfprodukte für Jugendliche weniger attraktiv zu machen, plant die Regierung, den Großteil ihrer Produktion und ihres Verkaufs zu verbieten. Health Canada hat einen Gesetzesentwurf vorgelegt, der die Verwendung aller E-Zigaretten mit anderen Geschmacksrichtungen als Tabak, Minze und Menthol einschränken würde, aber dennoch eine Option für Raucher lässt, die auf eine alternative Nikotinquelle umsteigen möchten. (more…)

Canada Health & Medicine News Updates Polish

Ministerstwo Zdrowia Kanady proponuje zakaz produkcji i sprzedaży większości smakowych e-papierosów

Mając na uwadze zmniejszenie atrakcyjności produktów waporyzujących wśród młodocianych Kanadyjczyków, rząd planuje wprowadzenie zakazu produkcji i sprzedaży dla większości z nich. Health Canada – Ministerstwo Zdrowia przedstawiło projekt przepisów, które ograniczą używanie e-papierosów o smakach innych niż tytoń, mięta i mentol, ale jednocześnie wciąż pozostawią opcję dla palaczy, którzy chcą przejść na alternatywne źródło nikotyny. (more…)

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Canada’s Department of Health proposes a ban on the production and sale of most vaping flavours

In order to make flavoured vaping products less attractive to youth, the government plans to ban most of their production and sales. Health Canada has presented a draft legislation that would restrict the use of all e-cigarettes with flavors other than tobacco, mint and menthol, but still leave an option for smokers who wish to switch to an alternative source of nicotine. (more…)

Covid-19 Updates Italian News Brief Podcasts & Videos

In Ontario 318 nuovi contagiati e 12 decessi: superati i 9mila morti

Article by Giorgio Mitolo — Video: Rosanna Colavecchia

TORONTO – Il Canada si è attestato ieri a quota 1.408.583 positivi, con un aumento di 460 contagi in più rispetto alle 24 ore precedenti. Le vittime – su scala nazionale – hanno raggiunto ieri quota 26.068 decessi complessivi, 14 in più rispetto alla giornata di sabato. In Canada erano ieri 1.370.554 in totale le persone guarite dal coronavirus. (more…)

Community Health & Medicine News Brief Podcasts & Videos Spanish

Hogares de ancianos, todavía será un verano caluroso

Article by Mariella Policheni — Translation and Video: Lisa Picerno

La polémica es cada vez más acalorada. El año pasado, el primer ministro de Ontario se ha comprometido a hacer obligatorio el aire acondicionado en cada hogar de ancianos, incluyendo las habitaciones de los residentes, pero su gobierno ha asignado contratos de construcción de nuevas estructuras que no incluyan sistemas de aire acondicionado en todo el edificio. (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 June 20, 2021 at 6:00pm EST.

On Sunday, health officials in Russia logged 17,611 new infections. The official tally of has now surpassed 5.3 million confirmed positive cases. Of the cumulative total, 91.6% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 450 pushing the country’s death toll passed 129,000.

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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 June 19, 2021 at 5:15pm EST.

On Saturday, health officials in Ontario logged 355 new infections. Of the cumulative 541,880 confirmed positive cases, 97.6% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 13 pushing the province’s death toll passed 9,000.

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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 June 18, 2021 at 7:50pm EST.

On Friday, health officials in Germany logged 497 new infections, figures not seen in since August 2020. Of the cumulative 3.7 million confirmed positive cases, 96.5% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 57 bringing the total fatalities to 90,877.

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Daily 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 June 17, 2021 at 6:15pm EST.

On Thursday, health officials in the UK logged more than 11,000 new infections, figures not seen in since February. The total number of confirmed positive cases now surpass 4.6 million. Of the cumulative total, 93.4% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 19 bringing the total fatalities to 127,945.

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In Ontario 384 new cases and 12 deaths

Article by Giorgio Mitolo – Translation and Video: CNMNG Staff

 Canada reached 1,404,798 positive cases yesterday, with an increase of 987 infections more than in the previous 24 hours. The victims – on a national scale – reached a total of 25,991 deaths yesterday, 27 more than on Tuesday. (more…)

Health & Medicine News Brief Ontario Podcasts & Videos Portuguese

Vacinação com novo recorde no Ontário, mas permanece o caos da segunda dose da vacina na reabertura

Article by Francesco Veronesi  — Translation and Video: Luis Aparicio

As notícias que vêm da frente de vacinação no Ontário são contrastantes. Ontem na província foi ultrapassado o número de vacinações realizadas num único dia, mais de 202 mil segundo o covid19tracker.ca, mas ao mesmo tempo não foram resolvidos os problemas que surgiram na segunda vacinação para os residentes dos hotspots. (more…)

Health & Medicine News Brief Podcasts & Videos Romanian

Vaccin obligatoriu pentru cei care locuiesc în campus

Article by Mariella Policheni — Translation and Video: Cristiana Petrescu

TORONTO – Cind cursurile se vor relua in septembrie, studenții care intenționează să locuiască în reședințele a două dintre cele mai mari universități din Toronto vor trebui să demonstreze că au fost vaccinați împotriva virusului Covid-19. (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 June 16, 2021 at 4:45pm EST.

On Wednesday, health officials in Bangladesh logged nearly 4,000 new infections, figures not seen in roughly eight weeks. In the last 24-hours, coronavirus cases increased by 3,956. Of the cumulative 837,247 confirmed positive cases, 92.4% are considered recovered. In the last day, Covid-related deaths increased by 60 bringing the total fatalities to 13,282.

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Covid-19 Updates English Health & Medicine Ontario

Ontario sets new vaccination record, but the chaos persists for the second vaccine doses

TORONTO – Ontario sets a new vaccination record; more than 202,000, according to covid19tracker.ca, but at the same time, the problems that emerged on the second vaccination for the residents of the hotspots were not solved. In general, the mass vaccination campaign proceeds in stages dispatched according to the roadmap presented by the provincial government. (more…)

Filipino Health & Medicine News Updates World News

50 Taon nang Pandemia

Noon 10 nang Hunio 2021, BBC ay nag ulat na may bagong na diskubre na maka pagpababa sa Dengue impeksion nang 77%. Ang “World Mosquito Programme” sumubok nang experimento kung saan ang lamok na impeksion sa Wolbachia bakteria na kinalabasan nang Dengue birus (DENV). Itong Wolbachia-lace lamok at ang kanilang itlog ay pinakawalan muli sa Yogyakarta siyudad nang Indonesia. Ang “World Mosquito Program” pinagmamalaki inulat na ang pag subok ay nag resulta nang 86% pag bawas nang maga Dengue nauuspital. At sa mundong na mayroon pang kalusugan pag aalaga ang sistema ay wala nang biglang pag bagsak nang sa KOBID-19 pandemia pina baba ang kabuoan pag hihirap sa hospital gumagawa nang malaking kaibahan. (more…)

English Health & Medicine News Updates

The 50-year-old Pandemic

On June 10, 2021, BBC reported that a new discovery reduces the rate of Dengue infections by 77%.  The World Mosquito Programme performed an experiment whereby mosquitoes were infected with the Wolbachia bacteria that outcompeted the Dengue virus (DENV).  These Wolbachia-laced mosquitoes and their eggs were re-released into Yogyakarta city in Indonesia.  The World Mosquito Program proudly reported that this trial results in an 86% reduction in Dengue hospitalizations.  And in a world that has health care systems non the verge of collapse from the COVID-19 pandemic, reducing the overall burden on hospitals makes a big difference. (more…)


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