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Japanese PM Abe resigns due to ill health

Japanese PM Abe resigns due to ill health

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving premier, announced his resignation due to poor health on Friday, ending a stint at the helm of the world’s third-biggest economy in which he sought to revive growth and bolster its defences.Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is shown leaving his press conference at the Prime Minister’s office Friday in…

Etches: Health authorities ‘seeing a different image’ in current transmissions as close contacts now position biggest risk

Etches: Health authorities ‘seeing a different image’ in current transmissions as close contacts now position biggest risk

Author of the article:Aedan HelmerPublishing date:Aug 27, 2020  •   •  3 minute readDr. Vera Etches. Photo by Jean Levac /Postmedia NewsArticle contentPublic health officials are seeing “a different picture” of how COVID-19 is spreading in the community in recent weeks, with the source of infection increasingly traced to “close contacts” rather than institutional outbreaks, Ottawa’s…

Health unit denounces local group’s plan to visit mall without masks

Health unit denounces local group’s plan to visit mall without masks

Author of the article:Taylor CampbellPublishing date:Aug 17, 2020  •   •  3 minute readDr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health with the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, photographed March 13, 2020. Nick Brancaccio / Windsor StarArticle contentA local group planning to shop together without masks this weekend has “blatant disregard” for the law.That’s according to medical officer…