3 Air Force cadets who refused vaccine will not be commissioned

WASHINGTON (AP) – Three cadets at the US Air Force Academy who have refused the COVID-19 vaccine will not be commissioned as military officers but will graduate with bachelor’s degrees, the academy said Saturday. Academy spokesman Dean Miller said that a fourth cadet who had refused the vaccine until about a week agodecided to be … Read more

Toronto investigating first suspected case of monkeypox

Health officials in Toronto say they are investigating the first suspected case of monkeypox in the city. In a news release issued Saturday afternoon, Toronto Public Health (TPH) said the suspected infection was found in a male resident in his 40s. TPH said the patient had recent contact with an individual who travelled to Montreal … Read more

Monkeypox virus spreading worldwide: 80 cases in 11 countries – KTVU FOX 2 San Francisco

Monkeypox virus spreading worldwide: 80 cases in 11 countries  KTVU FOX 2 San Francisco World Health Organization confirms 80 cases of monkeypox with outbreaks in 11 countries  CNBC WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases rise  Reuters WHO working on more monkeypox guidance as cases rise — senior adviser  Arab News View Full Coverage on Google News

Ontario storm: Woman dies in Brampton, Ont.,

A woman in Brampton, Ont. is dead after a severe thunderstorm hit most of southern Ontario on Saturday afternoon. Peel Regional Police say a woman in her 70s was walking alone in the area of Belmont Drive and Birchbank Road, near Dixie Road, when she was struck by a falling tree. She was transported to … Read more

Toronto under severe thunderstorm warning with hail expected

Toronto is under a severe thunderstorm warning, with Environment Canada warning of gusting winds and potential hail on Saturday. The weather agency issued the alert for the Greater Toronto Area, as well as much of southern Ontario, in the early afternoon, saying that “conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms.” They warn that … Read more

6 things this immunologist does every night to sleep better and boost her immune system

More than two years after the emergence of a pandemic, we’re still struggling with outbreaks of Covid-19 — and that means building and maintaining a strong immune system should be a top priority. As an immunologist and functional medicine doctor, I always remind my patients that while genetics, diet and exercise all play a role … Read more

Ontario COVID news: lowest test positivity rate since February

Ontario reported a drop in both COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU occupancy on Saturday, and the lowest test positivity rate since late February. Provincial labs processed just over 12,000 coronavirus tests yesterday, resulting in a positivity rate of 8.9 per cent, down from 10.7 per cent a week ago, according to the Ministry of Health. Today … Read more

COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) – After mass shootings killed and wounded people grocery shopping, going to church and simply living their lives last weekend, the nation marked a milestone of 1 million deaths from COVID-19. The number, once unthinkable, is now an irreversible reality in the United States – just like the persistent reality of gun … Read more

Toronto police investigating home invasion, shooting

Two people have been injured after a home invasion and shooting in Toronto early Saturday morning. Officers responded to a shooting at a townhouse complex on David Dunlap Circle, in the Don Mills Road and Green Belt Drive area, shortly before 3 a.m. Police say a group of men forced their way into a home … Read more

Australian prime minister concedes election defeat

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister conceded defeat after an election Saturday that could deliver a minority government. Scott Morrison acted quickly despite millions of votes yet to be counted because an Australian prime minister must attended a Tokyo summit on Tuesday with U.S., Japanese and Indian leaders. “I believe it’s very important that … Read more