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Burnaby Safeway COVID-19 case part of Metro Vancouver store surge

Burnaby Safeway COVID-19 case part of Metro Vancouver store surge

Multiple Safeways are dealing with new coronavirus cases in Metro Vancouver
Canada's oldest man is now vaccinated against COVID-19

Canada's oldest man is now vaccinated against COVID-19

JaHyung Lee, 110, received his first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a Metro Vancouver assisted living facility
More B.C. flights flagged for potential COVID-19 exposure in January

More B.C. flights flagged for potential COVID-19 exposure in January

The flights included in Saturday's announcement from the BCCDC took off between January 3 and 11
OPINION: Wear a mask while going through drive-thrus

OPINION: Wear a mask while going through drive-thrus

It's a small thing, but it's important
Study suggests respirator masks used by police could hurt perception

Study suggests respirator masks used by police could hurt perception

The study shows people may react negatively to police wearing full-face respirator masks possibly due to their use in public disorder situations where tear gas is deployed
YVR rapid test study shows tests could be used in care homes, other facilities

YVR rapid test study shows tests could be used in care homes, other facilities

About 350 passengers have been tested so far, a process that takes about 15 minutes
Dozens of Metro Vancouver grocery store workers hit by COVID-19

Dozens of Metro Vancouver grocery store workers hit by COVID-19

Cases also hit drug stores and restaurants
Here is how fast COVID-19 can spread after a road trip in B.C.  (INFOGRAPHICS)

Here is how fast COVID-19 can spread after a road trip in B.C. (INFOGRAPHICS)

How do you follow something you can't see?
13 more B.C. flights identified for possible COVID-19 exposure

13 more B.C. flights identified for possible COVID-19 exposure

The flights included in the BCCDC's latest announcement took off between Jan. 5 and Jan. 11
'They work and are safe': UBC expert addresses COVID-19 'vaccine hesitancy' in Canada

'They work and are safe': UBC expert addresses COVID-19 'vaccine hesitancy' in Canada

"Many are concerned about whether or not the vaccine will work, about short- and long-term safety of the vaccine, about its “newness” and the unknowns that come with a new vaccine."