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BREAKING | Health Canada authorizes use of Pfizer's antiviral COVID-19 drug

Health Canada has authorized the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 antiviral treatment Paxlovid. The agency says the prescription-only medication can be given to adults ages 18 and older to treat mild to moderate cases of COVID-19, if they have a confirmed positive viral test and are at a high risk of becoming seriously ill.

The corporate headquarters of Pfizer Canada are seen Monday, November 9, 2020 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

COVID-19 in Alberta today

Alberta's COVID-19 hospitalizations number above 800 for the first time since October, according to data released on Friday.

Queues form outside a COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic run in Mississauga, Ont., Friday, Dec. 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
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WEATHER | Warm weather comes to an abrupt end Monday night

A mild Sunday night leads into a warm start to the work week, but don’t let that deceive you. Winter storm conditions expected for much of the province, starting in northern regions Monday morning.

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BREAKING

BREAKING | Health Canada authorizes use of Pfizer's antiviral COVID-19 drug

Health Canada has authorized the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 antiviral treatment Paxlovid. The agency says the prescription-only medication can be given to adults ages 18 and older to treat mild to moderate cases of COVID-19, if they have a confirmed positive viral test and are at a high risk of becoming seriously ill.

The corporate headquarters of Pfizer Canada are seen Monday, November 9, 2020 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz