Divorced Sask. parents fight in court over COVID-19 vaccination for teen daughter

Divorced Sask. parents fight in court over COVID-19 vaccination for teen daughter

A judge has ruled the 13-year-old child of divorced Saskatoon parents should be vaccinated against COVID-19, despite legal opposition from the girl’s mother. The father said his daughter was initially excited to receive her shot, but was then “bombarded” with false information by her mother and his own parents. CBC News agreed to grant the father confidentiality in order to protect … Read more

Northern Idaho’s anti-government streak hampers COVID fight

Northern Idaho's anti-government streak hampers COVID fight

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Northern Idaho has a long and deep streak of anti-government activism that has confounded attempts to battle a COVID-19 outbreak overwhelming hospitals in the deeply conservative region.A deadly 1992 standoff with federal agents near the Canadian border helped spark an expansion of radical right-wing groups across the country and the … Read more

COVID-19 live updates: Biden’s 6-pronged strategy to fight pandemic

COVID-19 live updates: Biden's 6-pronged strategy to fight pandemic

The number of COVID-19 patients currently in U.S. hospitals stands at almost 102,000 — more than four times higher than the number of patients one year ago (about 25,000), according to federal data.A nurse checks the IV’s inside the ICU as she works with a COVID-19 patient at Adventist Health Glendale on Sept. 1, 2021, … Read more