Delta strain now dominates, but close to 70% of Sudburians over 12 fully vaccinated, health unit reports

As local cases dry up, Public Health Sudbury & Districts said Thursday that 69.2 per cent of people older than 12 have now been vaccinated against COVID-19 with both shots. (File) As local cases dry up, Public Health Sudbury & Districts said Thursday that 69.2 per cent of people older than 12 have now been vaccinated against COVID-19 with both shots. (File)

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Health Canada authorizes new names for COVID-19 vaccines

Health Canada has authorized brand name changes for three COVID-19 vaccines. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will now be named Comirnaty, the Moderna vaccine will be named SpikeVax, and the AstraZeneca vaccine will be named Vaxzevria, Health Canada said in a tweet Thursday.

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TRUTH TRACKER | Could a Conservative government close the border at Roxham Road?

In a video posted to his Twitter account Monday, Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole, in French, pledged to close the land border crossing at Roxham Road in Quebec where he says 'thousands of people crossed the border illegally' – a pledge experts say is complicated and misleading.