TORONTO – The US will accept travelers with the AstraZeneca vaccine, a lawyer sued the federal government over refugees, and Moderna will not share its vaccine recipe. Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
1. Travel to America: Canadians immunized against COVID-19 with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine could visit the United States next month when new rules go into effect, but it’s not yet clear whether those with mixed doses will make the cut.
2. ‘Bring our Canadians home’: A lawyer suing the federal government with ISIS to force 26 Canadians back home from Syrian refugee camps says time is of the essence.
3. Vaccine recipe: Moderna has no plans to share the recipe for a COVID-19 vaccine, the company’s president said on Monday, as executives concluded that ramping up the company’s own production is the best way to increase global supplies.
4. Health Care Laws: For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nova Scotia legislature will sit tuesday With a full complement of 55 members.
5. Gender Prejudice: Girls today are ready to break free of gender-based stereotypes about sports and creative pursuits, but their parents – and society at large – are holding them back, according to a new study by The Lego Group.
One more thing…
Hidden Planets: Scientists have heard a message from stars – specifically, radio signals emanating from distant red dwarf stars, which they believe may indicate the presence of hidden planets.