US CDC investigates reports of heart inflammation in young Covid vaccine recipients

By Canadian Press	
	 		The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday

Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc said 58 per cent of Canada's adults have now received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and the country is on track to administer a first vaccine dose to anyone eligible by the end of June.

Ontario will allow youth aged 12 and over to begin booking their COVID-19 vaccine appointments starting this Sunday, a week earlier than scheduled. The symptoms also show up after the second dose about four days after vaccination, said the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices in a statement dated May 17. "The vaccine is included in the age group of 12 years and older".

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Hitting milestones for the proportion of adults with a first and second dose now offers more than just feelings of hope - the figures are directly tied to more restrictions relaxing.

Over 50s have been able to get an AstraZeneca jab over the past couple of weeks, although there are concerns some may wait until later in the year for the Pfizer vaccine when 20 million doses arrive over the fourth quarter.

The public health lead for First Nations said Indigenous people have made up 40 to 60 per cent of intensive care admissions during the second and third waves of the pandemic.


State health departments in Washington, Oregon and California have alerted emergency providers and cardiologists to the potential problem, and a report of seven cases has been submitted to the journal Pediatrics for review. The province is now grappling with a cluster in the Central Health region.

Cases of VITT are reportedly lower with second doses than with first, NACI said.

As of Saturday afternoon, Canada reported 3,647 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the cumulative total to 1,355,765 cases, including 25,203 deaths, according to CTV.

Provincial public health authorities advised against nonessential travel in and out of the part of the province between Lewisporte and Summerford in an effort to limit further spread.

"I want to protect my family, I want to protect myself", he said.

"Please make decisions this weekend that help stop the spread of this virus so we can prevent more Nova Scotians from having to experience such grief". Most cases in Israel were among people aged upto 30.

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