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Doctors warn cases of respiratory virus could surge as pandemic precautions reduced

As social distancing and travel restrictions relax amid declining COVID-19 infection rates, doctors are cautioning about a potential off-season resurgence of respiratory syncytial virus. It is a common infection in pre-pandemic times, but can still be very serious for high-risk young children and infants with lung or congenital heart disease.

A premature baby is pictured in the neonatal intensive care unit of Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto in this file photo taken, Sept. 11, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Galit Rodan

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Mary Simon installed as Canada's 30th Governor General

Mary Simon is now officially the Governor General of Canada, after being installed in a pared-down but historic and culturally-rich ceremony. A prominent Inuk leader and former ambassador, Simon is the 30th governor general Canada has had, and is the first Indigenous person to take on the role.