1. Rare 'breakthrough' COVID-19 cases are causing alarm, confusion  CTV News
  2. Are fake COVID-19 vaccine cards being used to enter Canada?  Global News
  3. COVID-19 updates, July 21: People 20 to 29 are driving a rise in Quebec cases  Montreal Gazette
  4. N.B. COVID-19 roundup: No new cases, nearly 61% of eligible population fully vaccinated  CBC.ca
  5. Waterloo Region logs 12 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday; 60 per cent of eligible population now fully vaccinated  CTV Toronto
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Reports of athletes, lawmakers and others getting the coronavirus despite vaccination may sound alarming but top health experts point to overwhelming evidence that the shots are doing exactly what they are supposed to: dramatically reducing severe illness and death.Reports of athletes, lawmakers and others getting the coronavirus despite vaccination may sound alarming but top health experts point to overwhelming evidence that the shots are doing exactly what they are supposed to: dramatically reducing severe illness and death.

Rare 'breakthrough' COVID-19 cases are causing alarm, confusion | CTV News

Young adults are among the least vaccinated – 30% of 18- to 29-year-old Quebecers have not received a first dose or booked an appointment to get one.

COVID-19 updates, July 21: People 20 to 29 are driving a rise in Quebec cases | Montreal Gazette

COVID-19 updates, July 21: People 20 to 29 are driving a rise in Quebec cases | Montreal Gazette

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A man receives a COVID-19 vaccine at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government office. YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Japan homebuilder Tam...Employees who choose to get vaccinated would be ordered to stay at home indefinitely, without being allowed to work, the president said.

A Japanese homebuilder's stock fell 10% after the boss banned staff from getting vaccinated - and said those who do would be punished | Markets Insider

Reports of athletes, lawmakers and others getting the coronavirus despite vaccination may sound alarming but top health experts point to overwhelming evidence that the shots are doing exactly what they are supposed to do.Reports of athletes, lawmakers and others getting the coronavirus despite vaccination may sound alarming but top health experts point to overwhelming evidence that the shots are doing exactly what they are supposed to do.

Rare 'Breakthrough' COVID Cases Are Causing Alarm, Confusion | Snopes.com

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Vaccination clinics across WR to accept walk-ins for first and second doses - Kitchener News

Residents with appointments later in the summer are being encouraged to get an earlier doseResidents with appointments later in the summer are being encouraged to get an earlier dose

Need a 1st or 2nd dose? You can now walk in at York Region vaccine clinics - Newmarket News

Shares in Japanese homebuilder Tama Home Co. plunged in Tokyo on Wednesday after reports the firm’s president told employees they’d be punished if they got coronavirus vaccines.

Homebuilder Shares Dive on Reports Boss Said He’d Punish Vaccinated Workers - BNN Bloomberg

Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C.

COVID-19 update for July 21: Here's the latest on coronavirus in B.C. | Vancouver Sun

COVID-19 update for July 21: B.C. reports 78 new cases, no deaths | U.S. extends restrictions at Canada, Mexico land borders | Infected international flights on rise | Vancouver Sun

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China is reportedly considering using a foreign vaccine as a booster shot for people who have been fully inoculated with Chinese vaccines such as Sinovac and Sinopharm.  According to Caixin, a respected Chinese financial magazine, drug regulators in China have completed an expert panel review of the booster vaccine jointly developed by China's Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Fosun Pharma) and German company BioNTech.China is reportedly considering using a foreign vaccine as a booster shot for people who have been fully inoculated with Chinese vaccines such as Sinovac and Sinopharm.  According to Caixin, a respected Chinese financial magazine, drug regulators in China have completed an expert panel review of the booster vaccine jointly developed by China's Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Fosun Pharma) and German company BioNTech.

Report: China Considering Foreign Booster Shot to Improve Efficacy of Its Vaccines | Voice of America - English

Since Waterloo region started its COVID-19 vaccination programs, we've been tracking every dose administered.Since Waterloo region started its COVID-19 vaccination programs, we've been tracking every dose administered.

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Fully vaccinated Olympic athletes and members of Congress have tested positive for the virus. Should you be worried? How common are breakthrough infections, and are they rising?Fully vaccinated Olympic athletes and members of Congress have tested positive for the virus. Should you be worried? How common are breakthrough infections, and are they rising?

What Is A Breakthrough COVID Case, And How Big Is The Risk? : Shots - Health News : NPR

The reports said the CEO told managers he opposed vaccines. The company denies the allegations.The reports said the CEO told managers he opposed vaccines. The company denies the allegations.

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China News: BEIJING: While scientists across the globe are debating on the need for a third booster jab against Covid-19 and whether the shots can be mixed, China.China News: BEIJING: While scientists across the globe are debating on the need for a third booster jab against Covid-19 and whether the shots can be mixed, China.

Took 3 different Covid-19 vaccine shots, says Chinese top health official - Times of India

Chinese CDC director Gao Fu said he has received three shots of different types of COVID-19 vaccines made by Chinese vaccine developers and felt no physical discomfort. He says he is feeling confident about home-made vaccines.

Chinese CDC director receives 3 kinds of domestic vaccines with no physical discomfort - Global Times

With the Delta variant spreading and vaccinations increasing the term is becoming widely used and misunderstood.With the Delta variant spreading and vaccinations increasing the term is becoming widely used and misunderstood.

EXPLAINER: What are ‘breakthrough’ cases? - Namibia Fact Check

The Region of Waterloo says starting Thursday, anyone needing a first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine can walk into regionally run clinics.The Region of Waterloo says starting Thursday, anyone needing a first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine can walk into regionally run clinics.

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For the third time this year, Waterloo Public Health reported just 12 new positive tests for COVID-19, This brings the total number of cases in the area to 18,223.For the third time this year, Waterloo Public Health reported just 12 new positive tests for COVID-19, This brings the total number of cases in the area to 18,223.

12 new COVID-19 cases reported in Waterloo Region for 2nd straight day | Globalnews.ca

Waterloo Region says all public vaccination clinics in the area will begin accepting first- and second-dose COVID-19 vaccination walk-ins Thursday.Waterloo Region says all public vaccination clinics in the area will begin accepting first- and second-dose COVID-19 vaccination walk-ins Thursday.

2nd-dose walk-ins now accepted at COVID-19 vaccination clinics across Waterloo Region | Globalnews.ca

According to a report published in Japanese weekly magazine, president of the firm told managers he was against coronavirus vaccines and those receiving the jabs would die in five yearsAccording to a report published in Japanese weekly magazine, president of the firm told managers he was against coronavirus vaccines and those receiving the jabs would die in five years

Chief of Japanese firm 'threatens' against Covid-19 vaccines, shares nosedive - Hindustan Times

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For just the second time this year, Waterloo Public Health has reported less than 20 new cases in the region.For just the second time this year, Waterloo Public Health has reported less than 20 new cases in the region.

Just 12 new COVID-19 cases reported in Waterloo Region on Tuesday | Globalnews.ca

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Some first responders and healthcare workers who have a front-row seat to the latest uptick in COVID-19 are part of the group that have chosen to remain unvaccinated.Some first responders and healthcare workers who have a front-row seat to the latest uptick in COVID-19 are part of the group that have chosen to remain unvaccinated.

Health care workers, first responders part of group that remain unvaccinated against COVID-19

As Connecticut’s COVID-19 numbers begin to tick upward again, hospital officials say the overwhelming majority of patients they treat for COVID-19 are unvaccinated.As Connecticut’s COVID-19 numbers begin to tick upward again, hospital officials say the overwhelming majority of patients they treat for COVID-19 are unvaccinated.

Hospitals say vast majority of COVID-19 patients are unvaccinated, but statewide numbers are still unavailable - Hartford Courant

Alaska tallied 882 new infections last week — up 140% from the week before. The vast majority of new cases involve people who aren’t vaccinated.Alaska tallied 882 new infections last week — up 140% from the week before. The vast majority of new cases involve people who aren’t vaccinated.

Alaska returns to high alert level as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations climb

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Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The City and Borough of Sitka recently began reporting whether their positive COVID-19 cases were fully-vaccinated at the time of their test result. Some have wondered about the prevalence of breakthrough infections.Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The City and Borough of Sitka recently began reporting whether their positive COVID-19 cases were fully-vaccinated at the time of their test result. Some have wondered about the prevalence of breakthrough infections.

Breakthrough infections: How prevalent are they? - KINY

A small number of COVID-19 “breakthrough” cases are expected after vaccination, and health officials say they’re not a cause for alarmA small number of COVID-19 “breakthrough” cases are expected after vaccination, and health officials say they’re not a cause for alarm

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Over 21 lakh frontline workers have got the first vaccine dose and more than 10 lakh have got both jabs. There are over 12 lakh healthcare workers who have received the first vaccine shot and over eight lakh who have been administered both jabs. Over 21 lakh frontline workers have got the first vaccine dose and more than 10 lakh have got both jabs. There are over 12 lakh healthcare workers who have received the first vaccine shot and over eight lakh who have been administered both jabs.

OVER 4 crore Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in Maharashtra so far, Dr Pradeep Vyas, Additional Chief Secretary (Health) said on Wednesday.

Some public health experts say you should only get tested if you're symptomatic, but others suggest more frequent testing to keep an eye on variants.Some public health experts say you should only get tested if you're symptomatic, but others suggest more frequent testing to keep an eye on variants.

What to do if you're exposed to COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated, according to experts

A quick guide on what to do if you think you have been infected with COVID-19 as the delta variant creates COVID symptoms for people.Here’s a quick look at what to do if you think you have been infected with COVID-19.

Delta variant: What to do if you think you have been infected with COVID - Deseret News

WBAL Radio 1090 AM - New Jersey hospital network fires 6 supervisors for not getting vaccinated against COVID-19 A New Jersey hospital network has fired a half-dozen high-ranking employees who refused to comply with a new policy requiring them to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

New Jersey hospital network fires 6 supervisors for not getting vaccinated against COVID-19 | WBAL NewsRadio 1090/FM 101.5

For the third week in a row, Dare County is seeing an increase in COVID-19 infections. The total number of new positive cases reported in [Read More]

Dare County COVID-19 cases continue to climb - OBX Today

Effective Sept. 1, all Piedmont Health employees will be required to get vaccinated.

Metro doctor says ‘breakthrough’ COVID-19 cases were expected, unvaccinated are the most sick now – WSB-TV Channel 2 - Atlanta

After months of decline, COVID-19 cases have risen again nationwide and in Illinois where, according to state data, the number of new cases recently doubled in...After months of decline, COVID-19 cases have risen again nationwide and in Illinois where, according to state data, the number of new cases recently doubled in a period of nine days. Illinois saw 460 new cases on July 12, and by Wednesday, the number of new daily cases was reported to be 958, according to the Illinois Department of Public…

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Dare County released the following update for Tuesday, July 20, which provides details on recent Coronavirus cases, vaccine data, and more COVID-19 information. Dare County COVID-19 Case Update For the third week in a row, Dare County is seeing an increase in COVID-19 infections. The total number of new positive cases reported in Dare County [...] Local News |  Full Article

Dare County reports 54 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, per Tuesday update | Island Free Press

Alaska Airlines says it prevented a COVID-19 infected passenger from boarding a flight in Seattle on Tuesday after they’d arrived from Alaska on a multi-leg trip that included Sitka, Juneau and Ketchikan.

Alaska Airlines passenger flew on Southeast flight after testing positive for COVID-19, health officials say - Alaska Public Media

An alarming spike in new COVID-19 cases across the United States. The country has averaged more than 35,000 cases a day over the past week.An alarming spike in new COVID-19 cases across the United States. The country has averaged more than 35,000 cases a day over the past week.

Savannah doctor encouraging COVID vaccinations as cases start to rise again

Illinois reached another COVID-19 vaccination milestone this week. Illinois reached another COVID-19 vaccination milestone this week. 

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The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Maharashtra crossed the 4-crore mark on July 20 The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Maharashtra crossed the 4-crore mark on July 20

COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker: 34.25 Lakh Doses Administered In India On July 20

Vaccination is now their - and the nation's - best weapon against the Covid-19 virus.. Read more at straitstimes.com.Health News -Vaccination is now their - and the nation's - best weapon against the Covid-19 virus.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Vaccinating seniors against Covid-19 will pave the way to a new normal in Singapore, Health News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

The delta variant now makes up about 83% of new COVID-19 cases in the country, and the uptick is seen everywhere.Sacramento County is up roughly five new cases from exactly one week ago at 14.2 new cases per 100,000 people, and vaccination numbers are still low. Specifically, in the North Highlands area with 95660 ZIP code, where 41% of residents have received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and only 35% are fully vaccinated.

Fear, misinformation prevalent in Sacramento area neighborhood with low vaccination rates

As COVID-19 case numbers overall are on the rise again across the United States, breakthrough infections, while rare, are making headlines.As COVID-19 case numbers overall are on the rise again across the United States, breakthrough infections, while rare, are making headlines.

COVID-19 breakthrough cases are rare — and preventable — but it's going to take a big effort to stop them

New numbers help put into perspective what the chances are of getting COVID-19 after being vaccinated, and just how risky it is.As the Delta variant spreads, what's also spreading is curiosity about breakthrough cases. A Bay Area doctor breaks down what the odds are of getting coronavirus after being vaccinated.

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New numbers help put into perspective what the chances are of getting COVID-19 after being vaccinated, and just how risky it is.

Breakthrough COVID cases: California doctor explains your chances of contracting virus after vaccination | abc7news.com

DR HILARY has given his seal of approval for child vaccination to go ahead in the UK. Appearing on ITV's Good Morning Britain this morning, Dr Hilary emphasised that the safety profile of the vaccines are 'really good'.DR HILARY has given his seal of approval for child vaccination to go ahead in the UK. Appearing on ITV's Good Morning Britain this morning, Dr Hilary emphasised that the safety profile of the vaccines are "really good".

Covid vaccine: Dr Hilary gives nod of approval for child vaccination – here's why | Express.co.uk