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COVID-19

How safe is BC’s safe restart plan for Vancouver Island?

By Brishti Basu
Jun 3, 2021

Uncertainties, questions, and data gaps continue to plague BC’s provincial restart plan as we inch closer and closer to pre-COVID life

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UPDATED: What the leaked COVID-19 report tells us about Vancouver Island

By Brishti Basu
May 10, 2021

Data transparency has been top-of-mind for independent researchers, who say even after the report was leaked they have no access to raw data

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‘We may have averted disaster’: Island COVID-19 cases decline but healthcare staff feeling the pressure

By Brishti Basu
May 4, 2021

Hospitalizations haven't fallen yet as daily cases have, and healthcare workers are exhausted

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BC must vaccinate under 17s to reach herd immunity: SFU report

School exposures are rising while no vaccines have yet been approved for kids. What role will young people have in beating COVID?

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‘Everything changed’: Victoria teachers, parents anxious about rising COVID-19 exposures in schools

By Brishti Basu
Apr 19, 2021

The province has consistently said schools are not a major source of transmission, but rarely provides up-to-date data

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Third wave of COVID-19 crashes over Vancouver Island

By Brishti Basu
Apr 10, 2021

Rise of variants was predictable, expert says

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Analyzing BC’s new restrictions amid exponential COVID-19 growth

By Brishti Basu
Mar 30, 2021

Vancouver Island has seen a rapid increase in cases—but variant growth remains much lower here than on mainland

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Three Victorians on their pandemic year

The pandemic's effects have been felt in every facet of society. We speak to three people about how they've managed this year