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Federal government to cover $2.8M drug for eastern Ontario toddler

The family of a Pikwàkanagàn First Nation toddler diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder says the federal government has agreed to pay the full cost of a life-changing drug for the boy. Fourteen-month-old Kevin Verch was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy type…

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Sunday

The latest: Pfizer says it will increase vaccine deliveries by mid-February. China building isolation hospitals in Hebei province to combat increase in infections. Brazilian approval of Sputnik V vaccine delayed by missing data. Some health-care workers are still hesitant to get…