Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021
Focus on the big picture

Global National: April 8, 2021 | Frustration in 3rd COVID-19 wave amid rising cases, vaccine rollout

CA, 09 Apr 2021
In tonight’s top story: David Akin reports on Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout and why more is not being done to close the gap between vaccine delivery and administration of doses.

Alberta now has the most COVID-19 cases per capita in Canada and many doctors say new restrictions won’t be enough to flatten the curve. As Heather Yourex-West explains, Premier Jason Kenney is facing a revolt from members within his own party critical of his latest public health measures.

The Quebec City region is also dealing with a major spike linked to new COVID-19 variants. Amanda Jelowicki reports on an outbreak at a gym that led to more than 400 cases.

In Ontario, an expert group of scientists that is advising the province on the pandemic is recommending doctors ration doses of a drug used to treat COVID-19 patients because of supply shortages. Eric Sorensen reports on the side effects of this drug decision.

And, authorities in Northern Ireland sought to restore calm following the worst mayhem in a week of street violence in the region, where Britain’s exit from the European Union has unsettled an uneasy political balance. Crystal Goomansingh has more.

Plus, as COVID-19 vaccination campaigns ramp up, there is also a push to create a vaccine that would provide protection from all coronaviruses. As Mike Le Couteur reports, researchers say we need to be ready for the next coronavirus outbreak.

For more info, please go to http://www.globalnews.ca
Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc
Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ
Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt
Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB
Related Articles