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Iran’s president-elect says he won’t meet with Biden

Iran’s president-elect said Monday he would not meet with U.S. President Joe Biden nor negotiate over Tehran’s ballistic missile program and its support of regional militias, sticking to a hard-line position following his landslide victory in last week’s election.Iran’s president-elect Ebrahim Raisi appears at a news conference in Tehran on Monday. (Majid Asgaripour/WANA/Reuters )Iran’s president-elect…

Some international travel restrictions easing for fully vaccinated people with proof

Fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent residents will be able to enter Canada without undergoing quarantine starting the night of July 5, the federal government announced today.People walk with their luggage at Pearson International Airport in Toronto to travel to the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. The federal government says…

Canada’s largest transplant centre slowly marches toward normal after weeks of ‘wasted’ organs

Hundreds of Canadians who need a new organ saw their lives jeopardized by the pandemic, as hospitals stopped doing life-saving transplants and experienced organ shortages.The pandemic prevented hundreds of organ transplants from taking place, leading to an increase in Canadians dying as they waited to get life-saving surgery. (Maggie MacPherson/CBC)Last July, Sarah Frazer learned she had…

Vaccine committee says provinces should give AstraZeneca recipients a different vaccine for second dose

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) is recommending the provinces stop administering the AstraZeneca vaccine in most cases — even as booster shots for people who’ve already received first doses of the product.Second doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine are prepared at a midtown Toronto pharmacy on May 26, 2021. (Evan Mitsui/CBC)The National Advisory…

How Canada rose to the top for 1st doses of COVID-19 vaccine

American cardiologist and researcher Eric Topol says it’s the Canadian ‘culture.’ But other experts say it’s a confluence of factors that put Canada on track to become world leader in percentage of population with at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.Julia Lorenti, 13, gets a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from Dr. Gary Bloch at a…