New coronavirus symptoms include headaches, loss of taste and smell

Shortness of breath, a fever and a dry cough. Those were some of the symptoms first associated with COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus. But as more people … Read More

Can the new coronavirus live on coats, shoes? Experts weigh in

Medical professionals say handwashing and social distancing are some of the best ways to protect yourself and others from COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus. But can the … Read More

Social distancing is out, physical distancing is in — here’s how to do it

Health experts and politicians have been urging Canadians to keep physical distance from one another and stay home as much as possible to help stop the spread of the novel … Read More

Queen Elizabeth II posts message about coronavirus: ‘My family and I stand ready to play our part’

Queen Elizabeth II issued a statement Thursday about the novel coronavirus, offering a reminder of the “vitally important part” every person plays in slowing the spread of COVID-19. “As (Prince) … Read More

Prince Albert II of Monaco tests positive for new coronavirus

Prince Albert II of Monaco has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the palace confirmed Thursday. Albert, 62, appeared to be the first head of state who has publicly said … Read More

Dolphins return to Italy’s coast amid coronavirus lockdown: ‘Nature just hit the reset button’

Amid the bad news following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic, some things happen to be looking up in Italy. Wildlife that typically kept away from the Italian coast … Read More

Siblings put on porch concert for elderly neighbour in COVID-19 isolation

In these trying times during the novel coronavirus outbreak, a little bit of music goes a long way. As many around the world self-isolate to protect themselves and others against … Read More

Oregon police tell citizens to stop calling 911 ‘just because you ran out of toilet paper’

No, a lack of toilet paper during the novel coronavirus outbreak is not a police matter. A police department in Oregon has had to remind local residents that toilet paper … Read More

Starving monkey ‘gangs’ brawl in Thailand as coronavirus keeps tourists away

Monkey “gangs” have taken to the streets of Thailand to brawl over food as the novel coronavirus has kept tourism at bay. Shocking video footage shared to Facebook show swaths … Read More

Coronavirus at the salon: Should you cancel hair, nail and wax appointments?

As the number of cases of the new coronavirus in Canada continues to rise, public health officials are warning Canadians to stay home as much as possible to prevent the … Read More

Coronavirus: World hunkers down as businesses, borders close

With borders slamming shut, schools and businesses closing and increasingly drastic restrictions on movement in place, tens of millions of people were hunkered down Tuesday, heeding government calls to isolate … Read More

‘I was appalled’: Talking to people who ignore coronavirus advisories

Amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, health experts are urging all people to practise social distancing or self-isolation depending on travel and health history. Social distancing includes remaining out of congregate … Read More

As coronavirus spreads, is it still safe to use food delivery services?

In an effort to prevent further spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak, many Canadians are at home for the foreseeable future. During this time, is … Read More

What kind of bum wiper are you? Coronavirus may change that

You’ve probably seen the headlines: novel coronavirus panic has people lining their homes with every bit of toilet paper, hand sanitizer and canned food they can acquire. People have shared … Read More

Penguins go on ‘field trip’ after U.S. aquarium shuts down during coronavirus pandemic

Penguins at a Chicago aquarium are passing the time during the COVID-19 pandemic by visiting their other animal friends. Typically, the Shedd Aquarium’s penguins are the ones being peered at … Read More

Coronavirus: Asia urges vigilance as countries work to limit spread of COVID-19

As millions of people in Europe, the United States and beyond began holing up at home, stocking up on supplies and keeping a wary eye on how close they get … Read More

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