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2nd coronavirus vaccine shows early success in U.S. tests

2nd coronavirus vaccine shows early success in U.S. tests

For the second time this month, there's promising news from a COVID-19 vaccine candidate: Moderna said Monday its shots provide strong protection, a dash of hope against the grim backdrop of coronavirus surges in the U.S. and around the world.

The Sally Ann's dilemma and a COVID complicated birth: In The News for Nov. 16.

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Nov.16. What we are watching in Canada ...

Iconic Salvation Army fundraiser faces increased demand, challenges due to COVID-19

OTTAWA — The Salvation Army is launching its annual Christmas kettle drive facing what it says is a level of need not seen since the Second World War — even as COVID-19 makes fundraising more difficult.
'She's everything to me': B.C. mom in coma due to COVID-19 gives birth

'She's everything to me': B.C. mom in coma due to COVID-19 gives birth

Dave McIntosh is in "uncharted territory": he's able to hold his newborn son close, but his wife, unconscious in a hospital bed due to complications from COVID-19, cannot.
COVID-19 counts continue to rise as Canada approaches 300,000 cases

COVID-19 counts continue to rise as Canada approaches 300,000 cases

Canada's COVID-19 hot spots reported minor declines in daily infections on Sunday, but health officials urged people to remain cautious as the country rapidly approaches the 300,000-case mark and overall trends remain worrisome.

The latest numbers on COVID 19 in Canada for Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:14 p.m. EST on Nov. 15, 2020: There are 295,987 confirmed cases in Canada.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:10 p.m. Alberta is reporting 991 new COVID-19 cases and six new deaths.
Canada faces fresh calls to help fight terrorism, facilitate peace talks in Mali

Canada faces fresh calls to help fight terrorism, facilitate peace talks in Mali

OTTAWA — Canada is being urged to step up its presence in Mali, including through the provision of military assistance to help fight Islamic militants in the region and a diplomatic push to lead peace and reconciliation talks.
'He is not alone,' victim of Toronto's van attack struggles to understand Minassian

'He is not alone,' victim of Toronto's van attack struggles to understand Minassian

TORONTO — Dina Risin is terrified there are other men like Alek Minassian.
Pandemic aggravates opioid crisis as overdoses rise and services fall out of reach

Pandemic aggravates opioid crisis as overdoses rise and services fall out of reach

OTTAWA — The COVID-19 crisis has overshadowed an equally dark pandemic of opioid overdoses, which have risen sharply since March as the border closure and limited access to services raise fatal risks for drug users.