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How to help your kids spot COVID-19 misinformation

Canadian students have been left unprepared by parents and schools to face the onslaught of misinformation circulating online during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to one education expert, who suggests teaching children how to spot 'rage baiting,' 'hyper-partisanship,' phishing scams and 'deepfake' videos.

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AstraZeneca: COVID-19 vaccine 'highly effective' prevention

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said Monday that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90 per cent effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals.

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