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B.C. reveals full extent of COVID-19 hospitalizations

B.C. reveals full extent of COVID-19 hospitalizations

152 additional B.C. hospital beds now known to be occupied with people who have had COVID-19
Fact check: COVID-19 vaccines are safe for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers

Fact check: COVID-19 vaccines are safe for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers

As hospitalizations climb, B.C. is calling on pregnant women to get vaccinated. Still concerned? We answer your questions.
B.C. records most COVID-19 infections in a day since August

B.C. records most COVID-19 infections in a day since August

Serious COVID-19 infections continue to clog hospitals, ICUs
Father urges people to get vaccinated after daughter, 29, dies of COVID-19

Father urges people to get vaccinated after daughter, 29, dies of COVID-19

The young woman died on Sept. 13
COVID-19 patient counts in B.C. ICUs hit 20-week high

COVID-19 patient counts in B.C. ICUs hit 20-week high

10 more COVID-19 deaths raise province's pandemic death toll to 1,910.
Here are the countries that have set 'vaccination expiration' dates for Canadians

Here are the countries that have set 'vaccination expiration' dates for Canadians

Find out everything you need to know about these new programs
Comment: Vaccine passports — a perspective from the frontlines

Comment: Vaccine passports — a perspective from the frontlines

Vaccine passports are a ticket to freedoms, not a ­violation of rights.
High B.C. ICU occupancy forces regional patient transfers

High B.C. ICU occupancy forces regional patient transfers

Patients unvaccinated against COVID-19 are prompting the moves.
Health authorities change tack on school COVID reporting, citing parent feedback

Health authorities change tack on school COVID reporting, citing parent feedback

The goal is to notify schools in a 'timely, less intrusive and more sustainable way,' Dr. Bonnie Henry said
Dr. Bonnie Henry urges pregnant women to get vaccinated

Dr. Bonnie Henry urges pregnant women to get vaccinated

The message follows the news that a number of young women who are pregnant are in intensive care.