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In India's northeast there's fear of a virus surge to come

In India's northeast there's fear of a virus surge to come

GAUHATI, India — With experts saying the coronavirus is likely spreading in India’s northeastern state of Assam faster than anywhere else in the country, authorities were preparing Monday for a surge in infections by converting a massive stadium and
2 face trial as China enforces online control amid pandemic

2 face trial as China enforces online control amid pandemic

TAIPEI, Taiwan — More than a year after two amateur computer coders were taken by police from their Beijing homes, they are set to be tried Tuesday in a case that illustrates the Chinese government's growing online censorship and heightened sensitivi

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, May 10, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, May 10, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday May 10, 2021. There are 1,286,666 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,286,666 confirmed cases (80,789 active, 1,181,251 resolved, 24,626 deaths).
Canada to get two million Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses as provinces expand rollouts

Canada to get two million Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses as provinces expand rollouts

OTTAWA — Canada is scheduled to receive two million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine this week as provinces continue to ramp up their immunization efforts.
Alberta leads Prairie provinces in accepting COVID vaccine bookings for pre-teens

Alberta leads Prairie provinces in accepting COVID vaccine bookings for pre-teens

Alberta leads the Prairie provinces in being the first to take COVID-19 vaccine bookings for pre-teens. The province begins accepting appointments for kids as young as 12 starting today.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on May 10, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on May 10, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 400 a:.m. ET on Monday May 10, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 265,509 new vaccinations administered for a total of 15,917,555 doses given. Nationwide, 1,248,931 people or 3.

South Dakota residents from India carry worldwide worry

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.
Winnipeg, Brandon schools ordered to move online Wednesday

Winnipeg, Brandon schools ordered to move online Wednesday

WINNIPEG — Schools in Winnipeg and Brandon, Man., are being ordered to move classes online starting Wednesday and continuing until May 30 as Manitoba battles a worsening third wave of COVID-19.
Toronto family marks first Mother's Day in India under a cloud of pandemic anxiety

Toronto family marks first Mother's Day in India under a cloud of pandemic anxiety

The joy of Komal Garg's first Mother's Day has been tempered with fear and frustration as she awaits the green light to start enjoying family life in the Toronto home she hasn't seen for months.