Whether in Quebec or elsewhere on the planet, the COVID-19 pandemic has been disrupting our lives for several months.
Here you will find all the news throughout the day related to this crisis affecting the population, governments and the economy.
Case: 100 957 112 Death : 2 177 041
Case: 760 967, 257 330 in Quebec
Death: 19 520, 9630 in Quebec
All the news for Thursday, January 28
4:32 | Beijing on Thursday rejected the United States’ warning about the WHO mission in China, accusing the new Biden administration of seeking to politicize this investigation into the origin of the new coronavirus.
TO READ | 14-year-old Christophe Paré is one of the many victims of the surgeries being cut off due to COVID-19. After almost a year of waiting, he still does not know when he will be able to undergo the operation for the replacement of his hips which would put an end to his suffering.
Photo QMI Agency, Joël Lemay
4:26 | The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine retains the vast majority of its efficacy against major mutations in the English and South African variants of the coronavirus, the two companies said in a statement on Thursday.
3:04 am | Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) left the hotel in Wuhan on Thursday where they had been in quarantine for two weeks, before starting their field investigation in China into the origin of the new coronavirus.
1h00 | François Legault is putting pressure on Justin Trudeau, but he too could impose a quarantine at the hotel for travelers, under the Public Health Act.
1h00 | Nearly 40,000 surgeries for cataracts have been delayed since the start of the pandemic because of the ophthalmology relief, which could have serious consequences for some patients.
Photo Didier Debusschère
0h00 | Quebec wants to ensure its autonomy in protective masks thanks to a contract of $ 330 million over 10 years with a local company.
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