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Israel to offer COVID-19 booster vaccine shot to citizens over 60

Israel’s prime minister on Thursday announced that the country would offer a coronavirus booster to people over 60 who have already been vaccinated. The announcement by Naftali Bennett makes Israel, which launched one of the world’s most successful vaccination drives…

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

The latest: Washington’s reasons for keeping border closed to Canadians still murky a week later.  Tokyo reports 3,865 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday — up from 3,177 on Wednesday and double the number it had a week ago.  AstraZeneca to seek…

Canada has enough vaccine doses for all eligible Canadians, PM says

Canada has enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to fully vaccinate everyone eligible in the country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said at a Moncton, N.B., vaccine clinic this morning. The arrival of five million doses this week will bring the total to over 66 million — enough for all 33.2…

Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world Wednesday

The latest: Tokyo reports 3,177 new COVID-19 cases — a new single-day high.  U.S. CDC calls for masks in areas of high COVID-19 transmission, even for fully vaccinated.  Have a coronavirus question or news tip for CBC News? You can…

Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world on Tuesday

The latest: Tokyo reported its highest number of new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, days after the Olympics began. The Japanese capital reported 2,848 new COVID-19 cases, exceeding the earlier record of 2,520 cases on Jan. 7. It brings Tokyo’s total…