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Chinese city swabs freshly caught seafood for COVID-19

The Chinese coastal city of Xiamen is testing freshly caught fish, crabs and even shrimp for COVID-19 as it goes all out to contain a spiraling outbreak -- a policy drawing ridicule online and criticism from experts who say it's a "waste of resources."

Anti-vax group in Europe thrives online, thwarts tech effort

An anti-vaccine extremist group known as V--V. active in France and Italy, has harassed doctors and public health officials, vandalized government offices and tried to disrupt vaccine clinics. Facebook kicked off several accounts tied to the group last December, but it didn't stop V--V, which continues to use Facebook and other platforms.

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Edmonton gathers to remember Oilers fan Ben Stelter

Edmontonians lined the street outside of Rogers Place on Friday to remember six-year-old Ben Stelter. Ben died on Aug. 9 from brain cancer. His family invited the public to Rogers Place on Friday as the funeral procession passed by.

Leon Draisaitl, Ben Stelter, and Connor McDavid. (Supplied: Ashif Mawji)