TORONTO – While there are signs that the wave of the Covid-19 strain Omicron has peaked in some parts of the world, including Canada, scientists’ attention is now focused on the sub-variant of Omicron BA.2 that is spreading rapidly to at least 47 countries. Infections due to this SUB-variant BA.2, designated “variant under investigation” by the U.K. Health Security Agency (UKHSA), are increasing not only in Canada but also in India, the United Kingdom, France, Denmark, Sweden, Australia and Singapore.
TORONTO – The Pope arrives. When, we still do not know but the news is certain because today the Vatican itself published it through an article on the Vatican News website: “The Pope wants to go to Canada in the context of the indigenous question” . In a nutshell, Francis said he was willing to accept the invitation of the Canadian episcopate, engaged in the process of reconciliation with the natives. “The dates of the visit will be made official soon”, reads the article. (more…)
article by Mariella Policheni
TORONTO – Reservations were opened yesterday for the early administration of the second dose of Covid vaccines for Ontario residents aged 80 and over.
Anticipating the times is possible as large quantities of vaccine doses are arriving in Canada: the country will receive 2.9 million doses this week thanks in large part to an increase in scheduled deliveries from Pfizer and BioNTech. (more…)