Tag: Concerned

New coronavirus cases fall in China, but WHO concerned by global spread

BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported a sharp fall in new deaths and cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, but world health officials warned it was too early to make predictions about the outbreak as new infections continued to rise in other countries. Chinese authorities said the mainland had 397 new confirmed cases on Friday, down…

Lawyer says hundreds concerned by N.B. class-action involving induced labour

MONCTON, N.B.—A lawyer representing women in a proposed class-action lawsuit against New Brunswick’s largest health authority and an obstetrics nurse says hundreds of concerned women have contacted him. The lawsuit, which has not been tested in court, alleges nurse Nicole Ruest improperly gave patients the labour-inducing drug oxytocin, leading to an unusually high number of…

Muslim group concerned about ‘hateful gathering’ outside Toronto mosque

OTTAWA—A national Islamic group is expressing alarm about a small anti-Muslim protest held Friday in front of a Toronto mosque. The National Council of Canadian Muslims says the demonstration, reportedly consisting of about a dozen participants, was a clear attempt to intimidate the Muslim community. Images on social media showed the protesters carrying signs with…