Coronavirus: Canada’s health agency approves rapid COVID-19 test as country signs vaccine deals

Global News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: Canada’s health agency approves rapid COVID-19 test as country signs vaccine deals” – below is their description.

Health Canada has quietly approved a new COVID-19 test that claims to deliver results in 90 minutes, and doesn’t require a lab. Eric Sorensen explains how the bCUBE could be a breakthrough for Canada, and help clear the backlogs with tests and results. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is also focusing on securing a COVID-19 vaccine and has signed a deal with two more companies, AstraZeneca and COVAX, working on possible candidates. Abigail Bimman reports. For more info, please go to Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: Like Global News on Facebook HERE: Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: #GlobalNews #COVID19 #coronavirus #cdnpoli

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  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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