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‘Unjustified fears’: When COVID-19 anxiety stops making sense

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Health Canada Polls keep showing that the public believes COVID-19 disease is way deadlier and more pervasive than it really is Author of the article: Tristin Hopper Publishing date: May 17, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  6 minute read  •  258 Comments Stittsville Golf Club, one of hundreds of Ontario… Read More »

Amwell growth slows in Q1 amid investor fears of telehealth deceleration

Dive Brief: Telehealth giant Amwell saw a rise in revenue and visits in the first quarter, but its growth is decelerating from 2020, bolstering market fears about the sustainability of the virtual care boom. In quarterly results released aftermarket Wednesday, the Boston-based telehealth vendor beat Wall Street expectations on earnings but missed on revenue. Its… Read More »

‘Fears you could still be spreading Covid even after you’ve been vaccinated’

We all know that the vaccines being delivered around the world right now work by protecting us from getting Covid. But what we still don’t know is whether they’ll also prevent us ­transmitting the virus to others. We simply don’t have enough public health data to answer the important question of transmission yet. In fact… Read More »

AstraZeneca vaccine: Will UK suspend AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot fears?

However, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Thursday there is no indication the vaccine has caused these symptoms. The EMA said in a statement: “There is currently no indication that vaccination has caused these conditions, which are not listed as side effects with this vaccine. “The vaccine’s benefits continue to outweigh its risks and… Read More »

COVID-19 fears lead to ‘guardian angel’ health-care workers turned away from Montreal shops

Premier Francois Legault hails Quebec health-care workers as “guardian angels,” but some say they are being denied services at banks and pharmacies when they reveal their occupations. Olijah Springer, a nursing assistant and technician at the Montreal General Hospital, voiced his displeasure on Facebook last week after he was told he couldn’t shop at a… Read More »