Germany becomes 12th country to surpass 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases

The number of COVID-19 infections in Germany surpassed the one million mark and the daily death toll hit a record of 426, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases … Read More

South Korea says North Korea tried to hack its coronavirus vaccine developers

South Korea’s intelligence agency foiled North Korean attempts to hack into South Korean companies developing coronavirus vaccines, lawmakers said on Friday. Ha Tae-keung, a member of the parliamentary intelligence committee, … Read More

Conservative MP pushes health minister to end limits on blood donations from gay men

Eric Duncan, the first openly gay Conservative MP, laced into the federal health minister Thursday over the Liberals failure to end a ban on gay men donating blood. In a … Read More

South Korea scrambles to avoid hospital bed shortage amid new coronavirus surge

South Korea reported more than 500 new coronavirus cases for the second consecutive day on Friday, a level unseen in nearly nine months, as a third wave of infections spread … Read More

U.K. to assess AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine as questions swirl over data

The British government said Friday it has formally asked the country’s medicines regulator to assess whether a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University should be authorized for use. The step … Read More

Trudeau unable to answer premiers’ questions on coronavirus vaccine rollout: sources

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was unable to provide more details on how a coronavirus vaccine will be rolled out across the country early next year during a call with Canada’s … Read More

COVID-19: Dr. Deena Hinshaw calls leaked public health meeting recordings a ‘personal betrayal’

Dr. Deena Hinshaw said Thursday she is “profoundly disappointed” that a member of her team leaked secret recordings of meetings with her and her public health team, where she regularly … Read More

No dating, no sharing utensils: Coronavirus brings new rules to parenting

Like most parents, Paula Schuck is facing a whole new set of challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic. Besides the added stress of caring for a special needs child, the … Read More

The coronavirus rent subsidy caps how much business chains can get. Is that unfair?

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is calling on the government to remove the cap on how much chain restaurants and businesses with multiple locations can receive under the coronavirus rent … Read More