Page Updated: Sunday, September 19, 2021 11:21 PM ET

CBC News - Health

THE LATEST - Alberta health-care system 'collapsing,' unions say in letter asking for military's help - Union leaders representing thousands of medical workers in Alberta have asked Premier Jason Kenney to deploy the military and Red Cross to shore up a health-care system they say is "collapsing right in front of our eyes," due to rapidly rising COVID-19 cases. World - | September 19 - |

10 hours ago

'Waning immunity' term can lead to false understanding of COVID-19 vaccines, experts say - Melissa Couto Zuber - Health - | September 19 - |

10 hours ago

ASK CBC NEWS -- What COVID-19 precautions are being taken on voting day? -- Ryan Patrick Jones -- Health -- |

9 hours ago

Businesses brace for learning curve as Ontario's vaccine certificates set to take effect Wednesday -- Holly McKenzie-Sutter -- Canada -- - -- Toronto

9 hours ago

'Really bad timing': How an Alberta cancer patient has been riding the waves of COVID-19 - Battling cancer is never easy but for Grande Prairie resident David Taylor, COVID-19 has delayed treatments, cancelled surgeries, allowed the disease to spread — and now it's stealing his last hope. Liam Harrap - Canada - Edmonton - | September 19 - |

10 hours ago

Why these vaccine-hesitant Indigenous women in N.W.T. decided to get the jab - Despite concerns about the safety of the vaccine and the legacy of medical experiments on Indigenous peoples, these women ultimately decided to get the jab. Michel Proulx - Canada - North - | September 18

1 day ago

FDA panel rejects broad use of COVID-19 boosters, approves extra doses for seniors, those at high risk - Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a U.S. government advisory panel on Friday overwhelmingly rejected a plan to administer Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots broadly to the American public, and instead endorsed the extra vaccine dose only for those who are 65 or older or run a high risk of severe disease. World - | September 17 - |

2 days ago

Analysis -- These charts show how much more often unvaccinated Albertans are being hospitalized and dying from COVID-19 -- Robson Fletcher -- Canada -- - -- Calgary -- |

10 hours ago

Why vaccine passports may be an important tool in boosting vaccination rates -- Mark Gollom -- Health -- |

2 days ago

The Dose -- Third COVID-19 shots: Who needs them and why? -- Radio -- - -- White Coat -- - -- Black Art

10 hours ago

Life and death: What critical-care triage could mean in Alberta ICUs - Wallis Snowdon - Canada - Edmonton - | September 17 - |

2 days ago

Goodbye Pfizer, hello Comirnaty: Top COVID-19 vaccines given brand names in Canada -- Laura Osman -- Health -- |

2 days ago

Video -- COVID-19 during pregnancy means 10 times higher risk of ICU admission, Canadian data suggests -- Lauren Pelley -- Health

3 days ago

Canada must 'learn from' the pandemic crisis in parts of the West, Tam says -- Peter Zimonjic -- Politics -- |

3 days ago

Alberta Health Services looking out of province for ICU beds, staff -- Tricia Kindleman -- Canada -- - -- Edmonton

3 days ago

Alberta to launch proof-of-vaccination program, declares health emergency amid surge in COVID-19 cases -- Canada -- - -- Edmonton -- |

3 days ago

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Vaccination proof to be required after record 63 cases, 1 death recorded -- Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon -- |

2 days ago

Q&A -- Dr. Strang answers questions about Nova Scotia's cautious approach to the pandemic -- Canada -- - -- Nova Scotia

2 days ago

Manitoba offers 3rd dose of COVID-19 vaccine to immunocompromised people -- Darren Bernhardt -- |

3 days ago

Canada was already desperately short of nurses before COVID-19. Now nurses say they're hanging on by a thread - Brandie Weikle - Radio - White Coat - Black Art - | September 15 - |

4 days ago

Analysis - A reality check on Alberta's path to the devastating 4th wave of COVID - Drew Anderson - Canada - Calgary - | September 16 - |

3 days ago

Overburdened Red Deer hospital forced to airlift COVID-19 patients to Calgary, Edmonton -- Jennifer Lee -- |

3 days ago

Concerned about COVID-19 vaccines and pregnancy? Here's what we know - Canada - New Brunswick - | September 15

3 days ago

Alberta's 'open for summer' plan set trajectory of COVID's 4th wave, Hinshaw now says -- Hannah Kost -- |

3 days ago

Alabama health officials warn Saskatchewan: Don't repeat our mistakes in COVID-19 battle -- Jason Warick -- |

4 days ago

COVID-19 vaccine boosters not widely needed, top FDA and WHO scientists say - Health - | September 13 - |

4 days ago

Sask. government issues emergency order so it can move health-care workers around amid COVID-19 surge -- Canada -- - -- Saskatchewan -- |

4 days ago

Navigating a COVID-19 vaccine passport society won't be easy for those who remain unvaccinated -- Priscilla Ki Sun Hwang -- Canada -- - -- Ottawa

6 days ago