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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 11:25 a.m. on June 1, 2020:There are 91,647 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.

— Quebec: 51,354 confirmed (including 4,661 deaths, 16,346 resolved)

— Ontario: 28,263 confirmed (including 2,276 deaths, 22,153 resolved)

— Alberta: 7,010 confirmed (including 143 deaths, 6,283 resolved)

Wait for ‘high’ before gobbling more cannabis edibles to avoid ER visit: doctors

VANCOUVER — People who have never smoked marijuana could be most at risk of overdosing on cannabis-infused edibles that will soon be on store shelves across the country, warns a public health physician who says first-time users may keep noshing away while expecting a high, only to experience a racing heart, anxiety and panic attacks.

Century-old TB vaccine may work better if given in a new way

WASHINGTON — Scientists think they’ve figured out how to make a century-old tuberculosis vaccine far more protective: Simply give the shot a different way.

In a study with monkeys, injecting the vaccine straight into the bloodstream dramatically improved its effectiveness over today’s skin-deep shot, researchers reported Wednesday.