Salons, gyms among many businesses closing Sunday for Manitoba’s 3-week lockdown

Restaurants, bars and patios in Manitoba will once again have to close to in-person dining as of Sunday, while many other businesses will have to shut down entirely for three weeks, as the province works to slow its rising third wave...

2 Manitobans infected with rare swine flu variants

Two human cases of influenza variants normally found in pigs have been detected in Manitoba. The cases — two different strains — were found in early April in two unrelated individuals in different communities in southern Manitoba, said Dr. Brent Roussin, chief provincial public...

Manitoba teachers will be able to get vaccine in U.S., premier says, but union says it shows there was no plan

Manitoba teachers and other school employees will be able to get vaccinated in the U.S., Premier Brian Pallister says.An agreement announced last week that allows Manitoba truck drivers who regularly cross the border into North Dakota to get vaccinated in the...

Manitoba teachers will be able to get vaccinated in North Dakota, premier says

Manitoba teachers and other school employees will be able to get vaccinated in the U.S., Premier Brian Pallister says. "The way this will work is the person will go to the border, across, get a vaccine and must come immediately...

New mom urges Manitobans to take COVID-19 seriously after baby born 6 weeks premature

Baby Keith Forbes made an early arrival late last month, which his 25-year-old mother describes as the scariest thing that's ever happened to her.Alexa Forbes's water broke in the middle of a meeting at work — six weeks ahead of schedule. ...

Manitoba reports 1st variant death as more infectious coronavirus strains become more prevalent

Roughly one in every four COVID-19 cases in Winnipeg is now caused by a more contagious coronavirus variant, Manitoba's chief public health officer said on Thursday, as the province reported its first known death linked to one of the strains.Dr....

Winnipeg lab that confirmed Canada’s 1st COVID-19 case now working on vaccines, tracing virus in wastewater

Since it confirmed Canada's first case of COVID-19, the National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg has received $2 billion in COVID-19 funding from the federal government. It's spending some of that money on developing vaccines aimed at new variants of concern...

This Winnipeg lab confirmed Canada’s 1st case of COVID-19. Then it set to work helping manage the crisis

Since it confirmed Canada's first case of COVID-19, the National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg has received $2 billion in COVID-19 funding from the federal government. It's spending some of that money on developing vaccines aimed at new variants of concern...

Manitoba Métis ‘left out’ of COVID-19 vaccine program are going directly to manufacturers

The leader of the Manitoba Métis Federation is so concerned his people are being excluded from the province's COVID-19 immunization program that he's going straight to the source and asking manufacturers to sell him doses. View original article here Source

Oldest Manitobans now eligible for vaccine appointments

Manitobans 95 and older and First Nations people 75 and over can now book appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine, the government announced Wednesday."I'm personally very excited to be announcing that we're expanding into general population and I'm looking forward to decrease the age...
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