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COVID-19

UPDATED: What the BC vaccine card is—and what it isn't

With the province finalizing plans, here's what to expect with the new vaccine requirement

COVID-19

Emboldened by social media, Victoria businesses vow to fight vaccine passport

By Brishti Basu
Sep 1, 2021

A lawsuit has been launched with “no chance” of winning while some clamour for horse medicine

COVID-19

The beginning of Vancouver Island’s fourth wave is here

By Brishti Basu
Aug 5, 2021

Every new case on the Island has for weeks been the faster-spreading Delta variant. Here's what that means

COVID-19

Marginalized groups reeling from unequal financial impacts of COVID-19 restrictions in BC: report

By Brishti Basu
Jul 8, 2021

Women, racialized groups, recent immigrants, and young people feeling the brunt of the COVID-caused economic recession

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

COVID-19

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

COVID-19

‘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?