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Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

2020-11-30


CBC 
 
COVID-19 update for November 30th  
https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/coronavirus-covid19-canada-world-november-30-1.5821600 
 
Two parliamentary reporters discuss everything they know about Canada's vaccine rollout plan 
https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1825476675581 
 
Senators contemplate how to preserve charter rights in assisted-dying bill 
https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/senators-maid-bill-charter-1.5821664 
 
 
Toronto Star 
 
COVID-19 rapid tests have been delivered across Canada, some provinces have yet to make use of them 
https://www.thestar.com/politics/federal/2020/11/29/rapid-tests-for-covid-19-have-been-distributed-across-canada-heres-why-some-provinces-arent-using-them.html 
 
Emergency operations chief has set February 1st as the working target for launch of the immunization program 
https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2020/11/27/how-to-get-three-million-people-immunized-chief-hopes-to-have-it-pegged.html 
 
 
Globe and Mail 
 
Moderna Inc to apply for emergency authorization in United States and Europe for its COVID-19 vaccine 
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-moderna-to-seek-us-eu-emergency-authorization-monday-after-covid-1-2/ 
 
 
Global News 
 
A look into how to limit the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario’s long-term care homes 
https://globalnews.ca/news/7491907/coronavirus-ontario-long-term-care-homes-protection/ 
 
Expert says the sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in Brampton, Ontario is due to systemic factors 
https://globalnews.ca/news/7491119/brampton-coronavirus-covid-19-systemic-factors/ 
 
 
CTV 
 
Grocery chain Metro recalls several products in Ontario due to possible Salmonella contamination 
https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/metro-recalls-several-products-in-ontario-over-possible-salmonella-contamination-1.5209266 
 
Ethicists request for clarity on COVID-19 rollout 
https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/what-happens-if-someone-refuses-vaccination-ethicists-urge-clarity-on-covid-19-rollout-1.5208824 
 
 
Winnipeg Free Press 
 
A look into each province and territories’ plans on COVID-19 vaccine roll out  
https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/special/coronavirus/wire/a-look-at-what-provinces-and-territories-have-said-about-covid-19-vaccine-plans-573232741.html#cxrecs_s 
 
 
Edmonton Journal  
 
Infectious disease expert urges six feet isn’t a magical number and COVID-19 can spread even when all precautions are taken 
https://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/six-feet-isnt-a-magical-number-covid-19-can-spread-in-restaurants-despite-businesses-taking-all-precautions-infectious-disease-expert-says 
 
Study finds most children in Quebec caught COVID-19 from family during first wave 
https://edmontonjournal.com/news/most-kids-caught-covid-19-from-family-during-first-wave-study-shows/wcm/5a95e7e1-9288-40e9-9261-9f95eda386c5 
 
 
Vancouver Sun 
 
Quebecers visiting COVID-19 testing centres will be able to get tested for flu and another respiratory infection using a single swab 
https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/quebec-ready-to-deploy-combined-flu-and-covid-19-tests/wcm/8435c28d-3a8f-4fea-9a95-53cbaf5679f1 
 
 
La Presse 
 
Moderna demande l’autorisation de la FDA pour son vaccin contre le coronavirus 
https://www.lapresse.ca/covid-19/2020-11-30/cas-graves-de-covid-19/le-vaccin-de-moderna-efficace-a-100.php 
 

Le Devoir 
 
Canada : Exportation interdite de certains médicaments en cas de pénurie 
https://www.ledevoir.com/societe/sante/590639/exporter-certains-medicaments-est-desormais-interdit-au-canada-s-il-y-a-un-risque-de-penurie 
 
Dépistage du dioxyde de carbone prévu dans les écoles dès le 1er décembre 
https://www.ledevoir.com/societe/education/590583/rapport-sur-la-ventilation-dans-les-ecoles 
 
 
Ici Radio-Canada 
 
Moderna assure que le Canada ne sera pas parmi les derniers pays à recevoir son vaccin 
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1753278/coronavirus-pandemie-covid-noubar-afeyan 
 
Un médecin estime que la désinformation complique le travail des professionnels de la santé 
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1753361/saskatoon-medecin-desinformation-hassan-masri-covid-19 
 
Mauvais message véhiculé sur le port du masque  
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1753251/desinformation-holdup-coronavirus-covid-19-vaccin 
 

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