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Germany excludes unvaccinated from parts of public life

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that people who aren't vaccinated will be excluded from nonessential stores, cultural and recreational venues, and parliament will consider a general vaccine mandate, as part of an effort to curb coronavirus infections that again topped 70,000 newly confirmed cases in a 24-hour period.

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Governor General's office says internal network breached

The Office of the Secretary to Gov. Gen. Mary Simon says that there's been an 'unauthorized access to its internal network,' with the scope of the breach still under investigation. According to a statement issued Thursday morning, the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General (OSGG) is working with the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security on the investigation and 'took immediate action to strengthen its network.'

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Governor General's office says internal network breached

The Office of the Secretary to Gov. Gen. Mary Simon says that there's been an 'unauthorized access to its internal network,' with the scope of the breach still under investigation. According to a statement issued Thursday morning, the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General (OSGG) is working with the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security on the investigation and 'took immediate action to strengthen its network.'

Germany excludes unvaccinated from parts of public life

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that people who aren't vaccinated will be excluded from nonessential stores, cultural and recreational venues, and parliament will consider a general vaccine mandate, as part of an effort to curb coronavirus infections that again topped 70,000 newly confirmed cases in a 24-hour period.