The discovery of a new coronavirus variant sent a chill through much of the world Friday as nations raced to halt air travel, markets fell sharply and scientists held emergency meetings to weigh the exact risks, which were largely unknown.
Over 31,000 COVID-19 vaccination appointments for children aged five to 11 have been booked in Toronto so far, with city-run clinics, schools and pharmacies gearing up to administer vaccines starting tomorrow.
Golf, cricket and rugby became the first major sports to be affected by the new COVID-19 variant on Friday, prompting fears of renewed travel restrictions and disrupted events just as they were returning to normal nearly two years into the pandemic.
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