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CBS L.A. meteorologist Alissa Carlson is recovering after a scary on-air moment over the weekend, which saw her suffer a medical emergency during a live broadcast.

Carlson was just about to deliver a weather report during KCAL's morning newscast when the incident occurred, in a terrifying moment that's since gone viral online.

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A man, known to frequently criticize COVID-19 vaccines, is being called out online after he supposedly offered to pay another airline passenger $100,000 to take their mask off on a flight.

Steve Kirsch tweeted that his offer was refused after he told the person masks "don't work." Now he's being blasted online by people who were offended by the whole situation.

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Ontarians aged 12 and up are now eligible to get their bivalent COVID-19 booster dose starting this week.

The Ontario government announced the rollout in a press release on Thursday, stating that anyone who is 12 years old and over can book their next dose starting Monday, October 17, if they have completed their primary COVID-19 vaccine series.

"We are entering into the fall season where traditionally we see a rise in cases of respiratory illness, including COVID-19," said Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health. "Vaccines improve your immune response and reduce the risk of severe illness, hospitalization and post-infection symptoms. We recommend Ontarians stay up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations at the appropriate interval since their last dose, and get an annual flu shot when it becomes available."

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The Ontario government no longer requires people who test positive for COVID-19 to isolate for five days.

During a press conference on Wednesday, Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer Of Health, said that infected individuals should stay home until their fever clears or their symptoms improved for "at least 24 hours."

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On Wednesday, the Ontario government announced its decision to expand the eligibility of those who can receive the first doses of the COVID-19 booster to children ages five to 11.

The expansion, which comes into effect on Thursday, September 1 at 8:00 a.m., hopes to provide an "extra layer of protection" to those who need it ahead of the new school year.

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