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Bird flu can be deadly and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency just found some cases in southern Ontario.

On March 28, the CFIA announced a poultry flock in the southern end of the province contained "the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI)" which they said was a subtype of H5N1.

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In the midst of a pandemic, the race to develop effective COVID-19 vaccines is ongoing.

The first two approved by Health Canada were introduced last year, but the country has continued to look for other candidates

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect every aspect of daily existence, from gym workouts to office life, the medical and scientific communities are hard at work trying to find a cure.

One of the potential treatments for the coronavirus is convalescent plasma. Canadian Blood Services are at the forefront of figuring out if this liquid is effective against COVID-19.

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As the pandemic continues to spread across Ontario, LCBO COVID-19 cases have been on the rise. 

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario has reported that multiple staff members have tested positive for the disease across the province since October 2, 2020. 

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As some parts of Ontario revert back to a modified stage two during the second wave of COVID-19, other areas are almost in the clear. 

Currently, there are a few hotspots for the disease, including Toronto, Peel, York and Ottawa regions. 

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