[EN DIRECT LUNDI 4 JANVIER] All developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

Here you will find all the news related to this crisis which has hit the population, governments and the economy for several months.

PLANETARY

Case: 85 180 344
Death: 1,844,518

CANADA

Case: 601 663, 210 304 in Quebec

Death: 15,865, 8,347 in Quebec

All the news for Monday, January 4, 2021

4h50 | Thousands of Pekingese lined up in freezing cold Monday to be vaccinated against COVID-19 ahead of the great Chinese New Year migration, with authorities seeking at all costs to avoid a new epidemic wave.

4:25 | Launched on Monday with an injection in the arm of Brian Pinker, 82, the anti-COVID immunization campaign with the vaccine from the AstraZeneca group and the University of Oxford is “a turning point” for British authorities struggling for control the surge in contaminations attributed to the variant of the coronavirus.

1h00 | The holiday break ends under high pressure with an unprecedented number of hospitalizations since the start of the second wave, as Quebec smashes its record of new COVID-19 cases.

Lakeshore General Hospital, home to nurse Judy Dagenais, seen here in July, has seen its number of patients increase before declining in recent days.

File photo, Ben Pelosse

Lakeshore General Hospital, home to nurse Judy Dagenais, seen here in July, has seen its number of patients increase before declining in recent days.

1h00 | As the pandemic wrecks the motivation of thousands of students, 92% of dropouts attending alternative adult schools have not dropped out despite the many challenges posed by COVID-19.

Sophie Péladeau, 24 years old. Report on hang-ups who continued their studies despite the pandemic.

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Sophie Péladeau, 24 years old. Report on hang-ups who continued their studies despite the pandemic.

0h00 | The rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines has been made possible by a new biochemical approach, based on the use of viral messenger RNA. In addition to this historic success, this approach could revolutionize our fight against several other infectious diseases. We have really just taken a major step in our war on viruses.

0h00 | At the end of a year of “great upheavals”, the CEO of the CHU de Québec admits that the massive load shedding carried out during the first wave last spring caused significant “collateral damage”, the effects of which are still being felt today. hui.

In an end-of-year interview with the Journal, CHU de Québec CEO Martin Beaumont admits that 2020 has been

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In an end-of-year interview with the Journal, CHU de Québec CEO Martin Beaumont admits that 2020 has been “very difficult”. The respiratory therapist by training says he has repeatedly felt the urge to put on his uniform to help out in the field.

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