Saturday Jul 02, 2022

COVID-19: Experts warn against waiting for Omicron vaccines

Following the emergence of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, several pharmaceutical companies have announced that they will be manufacturing COVID-19 vaccines that specifically target the latest variant of concern. In January, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. and its partner, BioNTech, announced that studies were being done to compare its original COVID-19 vaccine with doses designed to match […]

Manitoba’s plan to end mandatory isolation prompts scorn from medical experts, fear among the vulnerable

Manitoba’s plan to end mandatory isolation for people infected with COVID-19 is being panned by medical experts as unscientific and has left vulnerable people and their families complaining the province is abandoning them. On March 15, Manitoba will no longer require people with COVID-19 to isolate for any length of time, public health officials announced on Wednesday. […]

‘Escalate to de-escalate’: Experts say Putin’s strategy may be to get more aggressive in war on Ukraine

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! As Russia’s war on Ukraine continues, some experts warn Russia might escalate the conflict further either in Ukraine or against the western nations supporting it, with the goal of forcing those nations to capitulate to its demands.  This strategy, former Defense Intelligence Agency officer Rebekah Koffler told […]

Experts: Ukrainian resistance ‘remarkable’ but Russia still holds major advantage

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Ukrainian forces have pulled off an extraordinary feat in holding off Russian forces for days, but President Vladimir Putin’s superior manpower and weaponry will likely triumph at a substantial cost to the autocratic leader and his people, experts told Fox News Digital. “It is nothing short of […]

More people are turning to melatonin to sleep. But experts say it’s not a panacea for everyone

More adults are turning to melatonin supplements and taking larger amounts of the sleep aid to get a good night’s rest, according to a new study from the United States. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) this month, found that melatonin use “significantly increased” from 1999 to 2018 across […]

Black scientists won’t stay in Canada without equitable research funding, experts say

The system for granting federal research funding in Canada fails to give Black scientists the support they need to optimize their work, professors and researchers say. Not providing that stability for researchers may result in a brain drain to other countries, says Lawrence Goodridge, who has worked in the U.S. and Canada. Goodridge holds the Leung Family Professorship in Food […]

Canada still needs to engage with China despite its human rights record, experts say

Canada must continue to engage with China despite its ongoing concerns about the country’s human rights record at home — and new evidence of its efforts to coerce dissidents living abroad to return. That’s the message from two Canadians with extensive experience working inside China. They spoke to CBC’s The House in an interview airing Saturday […]

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