Quebec sets sights on offering vaccine to teens, a move viewed as crucial in taming pandemic

After a long year of virtual classes, Anita Barbiero is eager to get a COVID-19 vaccine — and maybe, just maybe, see things return to normal."I think it just means finally feeling like you're safe," said the 17-year-old student at Collège d'Anjou, a...

Quebec is making COVID-19 vaccines available to the general population. Here’s how it will work

Starting Friday, Quebecers in their 50s can begin making appointments to receive a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and soon after, the rest of the adult population will be able to do so as well.  All adults in the province will...

How Montreal, not long ago the epicentre of the pandemic in Canada, avoided a disastrous 3rd wave

Late last year, Dr. Sarah-Amélie Mercure and her team at Montreal Public Health watched with worry as more transmissible variants of the coronavirus were identified in other parts of the world.She knew it was only a matter of time before...

In a Montreal ICU, health-care workers strain to treat younger patients and COVID-19 deniers

It's still hard for Ramtin Saeedi to breathe or talk. His words are slow and deliberate. He has to catch his breath between sentences."The first day I arrived here, I was in the midst of dying," the 46-year-old said while sitting in a...

Quebec widens priority vaccination to more chronic conditions, people with disabilities

On Thursday, Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé released a new list of chronic conditions and illnesses which will qualify people for priority vaccination.Starting at 8 a.m. Friday, people with eligible chronic illnesses, who are less than 60 years old, will be able...

Quebec widens priority vaccination to more chronic conditions, people with intellectual, physical disabilities

On Thursday, Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé released a new list of chronic conditions and illnesses which will qualify people for priority vaccination.Starting at 8 a.m. Friday, people with eligible chronic illnesses, who are less than 60 years old, will be able...

Hospitalized mom, 24, pleads with Quebecers to take pandemic seriously

Roxane Smith never thought that, as a 24-year-old, she would even catch COVID-19, but after 11 days in hospital with a feeding tube in her nose, the young mother of three is begging Quebec residents to take the pandemic seriously."They say...

After back-and-forth week, Quebec signals willingness to play by new rules set by COVID variants

Just over one month ago, amid a lull in Quebec's COVID-19 infection rates, the province's leading public health official, Dr. Horacio Arruda, used a colourful metaphor to describe the threat posed by more contagious variants of the virus."We are right...

Quebec City, Lévis, Gatineau head back into lockdown as COVID-19 variants spread

Quebec Premier François Legault says Quebec City, Lévis and Gatineau will essentially shut down for 10 days starting Thursday evening to curb the "exponential" rise of COVID-19 cases in these three cities. View original article here Source

Quebec City, Lévis, Gatineau head back into lockdown as COVID variants surge

Premier François Legault says Quebec City, Lévis and Gatineau will essentially shut down for 10 days starting Thursday evening to curb the "exponential" rise of COVID-19 cases in these three cities. View original article here Source
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