Russia and the West trade veiled nuclear threats as Putin presses invasion of Ukraine

Weeks before Vladimir Putin shook the world by ordering his nuclear forces to their highest state of readiness, the United States, Britain and other NATO allies began shadow-boxing with Russia on social media to signal they’re prepared to go all-out should the Ukrainian conflict escalates and spills into Europe. It’s the kind of brinksmanship mentality the world hasn’t seen since […]

Çalışma, Pfizer-BioNTech COVID aşısının 5-11 yaş arası çocuklar için enfeksiyona karşı daha az etkili olduğunu gösteriyor

New tarafından yapılan bir araştırmaya göre, iki doz Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 aşısı, son Omicron varyant dalgalanması sırasında beş ila 11 yaş arasındaki çocuklarda ciddi hastalıklara karşı koruyucuydu, ancak bu yaş grubundaki enfeksiyonu önleme yeteneğinin çoğunu hızla kaybetti. York Eyaleti araştırmacıları. Bu çocuklar arasında aşının enfeksiyona karşı etkinliği, aşılanmayan çocuklara kıyasla Aralık ortasındaki yüzde 68’den Ocak sonunda yüzde 12’ye düştü. çalışmaya görehenüz […]

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine less effective against infection for kids 5 to 11, study suggests

Two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was protective against severe disease in children aged five to 11 during the recent Omicron variant surge, but quickly lost most of its ability to prevent infection in the age group, according to a study by New York State researchers. The vaccine’s efficacy against infection among those children declined to 12 per cent […]

I can’t work as a nurse in a province led by a government that is anti-science

This First Person piece is by Melissa Fuller, a mother and registered nurse in rural Saskatchewan. For more information about CBC’s First Person stories, please see the FAQ. I feel lonely. And it’s not only because of the physical isolation to avoid COVID-19. As society embraces the lack of any government restrictions, I’m left feeling like I’m not valued here […]

Josh Wakely died of flesh-eating disease. Doctors misdiagnosed his condition 3 times, his widow claims

A widow living in Lake Country, BC, has filed a lawsuit claiming her husband’s strep infection was misdiagnosed three times in the emergency room before he died of necrotizing fasciitis — also known as flesh-eating disease — nearly two years ago. Britney Stewart, 33, claims none of the physicians who saw her husband during three separate visits to Fort St. […]

How expelling Russia from SWIFT could impact the country. And why there’s reluctance to do so

UPDATE: After this story was published, news broke that the US, UK, Europe and Canada plan to block Russia’s access to the SWIFT international banking communications platform as part of another round of sanctions against Moscow. Countries around the world have placed sanctions on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, with some also calling for Moscow to be banned from […]

Yeni iklim değişikliği raporu, artan tehlikeyi ve Kanadalılar için maliyetleri vurguluyor

Dünyanın en iyi iklim değişikliği araştırma kuruluşundan yeni bir rapor, küresel ısınmanın Batı’daki orman yangınlarından Doğu’daki azalan deniz ürünleri hasadına kadar Kanada’ya şimdiden milyarlarca dolara mal olduğunu söylüyor. Hükümetlerarası İklim Değişikliği Paneli (IPCC), etkiler, uyum ve kırılganlık hakkında yeni bir özet rapor yayınladı. Siyasi karar vericilere rehberlik etmeyi amaçlayan bu belge, Kanada için sert uyarılarda bulunuyor. Rapordan hazırlanan bir brifing […]

Ruble plummets as banks around the world, including Canada, freeze Russia out

The ruble plunged to a record low of less than one US cent and most global stock markets declined Monday after Western nations moved to block some Russian banks from a global payments system. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has caused markets to swing wildly, given the vast potential economic impact, especially on inflation and energy supplies. Putin’s order that Russian […]