The bivalent vaccine targets both the original virus and the Omicron variant BA.1 that emerged late last year. Health Canada approved Moderna’s updated vaccine earlier this month.
Doctor retention is a challenge for some rural towns in Nova Scotia, but Cheticamp, N.S., has managed to keep doctors around thanks to community roots and doctor supports.
Stephen Saunders and his family learned Wednesday that the Nova Scotia government has agreed to pay for CAR-T cell therapy, a treatment that would genetically modify his T-cells so they target and kill his cancer cells.
The person responsible for running the province’s ambulance system hopes an outside review starting next month will lead to big changes.
Nova Scotians who don’t exclusively identify as male or female will have the option of choosing “X” on their birth certificates under changes proposed by the province.
Lori-Anne Mikkelson of Porters Lake, N.S., hoped to take advantage of 18 months of parental leave after her third son was born, but has learned it is not available to everyone in Nova Scotia. The federal government changed the rules around parental leave last year.
The cannabis bill the McNeil government is currently moving through the House isn’t as restrictive as the province’s own public health experts recommended, CBC News has confirmed.
After spending nine months apart, Edwin and Marjorie Crossland were reunited in the same nursing home. The Nova Scotia Health Authority previously evaluated them for different levels of care.
The Rural Nova Scotia Health Care Crisis Working Group comprises people representing 11 municipal units from Mahone Bay around to Digby. Members of the public have also taken part and the Nova Scotia Health Coalition is working with them.
The government of Nova Scotia has approved a long-awaited program to test foreign-trained family physicians in an effort to make a dent in the doctor shortage.