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B.C. extends gap between vaccine doses to 16 weeks as rollout accelerates

B.C. extends gap between vaccine doses to 16 weeks as rollout accelerates

Younger British Columbians may be able to receive some protection in spring rather than summer
Number of British Columbians monitored for COVID-19 rises to seven-week high

Number of British Columbians monitored for COVID-19 rises to seven-week high

Seven more COVID-19-related deaths brings death toll from virus in B.C. to 1,355.
Dr. Bonnie Henry calls anti-mask rhetoric, threats 'incredibly challenging'

Dr. Bonnie Henry calls anti-mask rhetoric, threats 'incredibly challenging'

Health Minister Adrian Dix urging a more respectful debate
Second vaccine doses exceed first doses as shipments ramp up

Second vaccine doses exceed first doses as shipments ramp up

Second doses have been delayed for weeks amid ongoing vaccine shortages
B.C. COVID-19 deaths spike to 10 in past day

B.C. COVID-19 deaths spike to 10 in past day

The province's death toll from the virus had been trending lower during the past two weeks.
BCCDC flags 14 Vancouver flights exposed to COVID-19

BCCDC flags 14 Vancouver flights exposed to COVID-19

Passengers who travelled aboard these Metro Vancouver flights are encouraged to self-monitor for symptoms
COVID-19 survey seeks vaccinated and unvaccinated participants

COVID-19 survey seeks vaccinated and unvaccinated participants

Doctors are looking to monitor the safety of the doses. Investigators hope to enrol 300,000 participants per vaccine across Canada.
B.C. family frustrated with new hotel quarantine rules

B.C. family frustrated with new hotel quarantine rules

A Kelowna woman says her husband doesn't travel by choice, "it's essential to the survival of our family."
B.C.'s COVID-19 death count stays low, as vaccination roll-out stays slow

B.C.'s COVID-19 death count stays low, as vaccination roll-out stays slow

Two new deaths from the virus were identified overnight after one such death was recorded yesterday.
'They're afraid': Coalition calls for police-free vaccine clinics for B.C.'s undocumented workers

'They're afraid': Coalition calls for police-free vaccine clinics for B.C.'s undocumented workers

270 organizations signed a letter addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and all 10 premiers calling for “clear guarantees” and “effective measures” to ensure vaccine access to both migrant farm workers and an estimated 500,000 undocumented people living in Canada