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Shortage of guide dogs a crisis, prompting search for ‘made in Canada’ solution

Breadcrumb Trail Links Health and Wellness ‘We believe every Canadian who needs a guide dog should have that opportunity — at no cost,’ says the president of the CNIB Guide Dogs program Author of the article: Zeenya Shah Beth Deer poses with her guide dog Patronus trained by Guide Dogs for the Blind Photo by… Read More »

Bubble tea shortage hits US, could last for several months

Bubble tea is following in the footsteps of garden gnomes, ketchup and toilet paper. That’s right, there’s another shortage in the US. Bubble tea, a drink that includes a layer of tapioca balls, or boba, at the bottom, originated in Taiwan but has become a popular drink around the world.  However, companies are seeing delayed shipments of boba, as well as the key… Read More »

Prioritizing teacher vaccinations will be a challenge until shortage is resolved, Biden official says

Prioritizing teachers in Covid vaccine distribution will continue to be a challenge until more doses are readily available, Andy Slavitt, senior advisor to the White House Covid-19 Response Team, said Wednesday. President Joe Biden has made reopening the nation’s schools for in-person instruction one of his top priorities. On Friday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention… Read More »

Poland seeks more flu vaccines amid shortage during pandemic

Poland’s health minister says the government is trying to secure more flu vaccines due to a national shortage fueled by higher demand during the coronavirus pandemic By VANESSA GERA Associated Press September 22, 2020, 9:02 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WARSAW, Poland — The Polish government is trying… Read More »

A shortage of nurses made worse by a shortage of nursing-school teachers

The nation is facing a nursing shortage that will grow unless schools get government help to maintain faculty. Nursing schools across the United States had to turn away 75,029 qualified applicants in 2018 due to a lack of faculty to teach bachelor’s and graduate-level nursing programs, according to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.… Read More »