While financial results indicate that community pharmacy fared relatively well in terms of gross profit compared to other retail sectors and healthcare providers, the costs of the ongoing pandemic have been high
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.–A Pennsylvania woman who pleaded guilty to coughing and spitting on food at a supermarket in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic was sentenced Tuesday to at least a year in jail.
Margaret Ann Cirko, 37, pleaded guilty in June to a felony count of making bomb threats.
Yellowknife–A COVID-19 outbreak in the Northwest Territories has grown to 219 cases.
There are 190 cases in the Sahtu region in the territory's northwest, including 74 cases in Colville Lake and 84 cases in Fort Good Hope.
Washington–The U.S. gave full approval to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, a milestone that may help lift public confidence in the shots as the nation battles the most contagious coronavirus mutant yet.
Toronto–A majority of Canadians support a system that would require proof of vaccination to access some non-essential services, a new poll suggests as the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic takes hold.
Matshidiso Moeti and other African health officials, including the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, had warned against booster shots in recent weeks as less than 2% of the population on the continent of 1.3 billion people is fully vaccinated against COVID-19.