Coronavirus: Does Canada need tighter travel restrictions to control COVID-19?

With coronavirus cases continuing to rise across the country amid concerns of new, possibly more contagious COVID-19 variants, recent polling suggests most Canadians are in favour of closing the borders … Read More

U.S. CDC shortens recommended coronavirus quarantine length from 14 to 10 days

The recommended quarantine time for close contacts of a positive COVID-19 case is being reduced by up to a week in the United States, but while some of Canada’s health … Read More

U.S. CDC set to shorten recommended length of coronavirus quarantine

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is set to shorten the recommended length of quarantine after exposure to someone who is positive for COVID-19, as the virus rages … Read More

Coronavirus patients highly infectious for first 9 days, according to new study

People who contract the new coronavirus are most likely to be highly infectious for nine days after the onset of symptoms, a new study has found, reinforcing the need for … Read More

Man escapes coronavirus quarantine early in South Korea by breaking through wall

An Indonesian seaman bust out of a South Korean quarantine facility by breaking through a wall a day before he was due to complete a mandatory two weeks in isolation, … Read More

U.S. boater fined $2,000 for breaking quarantine to visit B.C. girlfriend

A Washington state man is on the hook for $2,000 after sailing into Metro Vancouver to meet up with his Canadian girlfriend in violation of COVID-19 border restrictions. RCMP officers … Read More

Coronavirus: Britain to lift travel quarantine rule for ‘lower risk’ countries

The British government said Friday it is scrapping a 14-day quarantine rule for arrivals from a number of countries deemed “lower risk” for the coronavirus, including France, Spain, Germany and … Read More

Coronavirus ‘travel bubble’ idea gains steam but wouldn’t work for Canada, U.S.: expert

As provinces and countries begin to look towards easing coronavirus restrictions, some are taking an approach reminiscent of school days gone by: pick a best friend and stick with them. … Read More

Several U.S. states prepare to ease coronavirus restrictions despite experts’ worries

Another wave of states prepared to ease coronavirus restrictions on U.S. commerce this week, despite health experts warning there is still too little diagnostic testing, while the White House forecast … Read More

Saskatchewan, Denmark taking similar approaches to slow coronavirus reopening

As Saskatchewan and several other provinces prepare to lift some of the novel coronavirus restrictions imposed on their residents over the last two months, they have at least one country … Read More

‘A threat to yourself’: Around the world rebels ignore COVID-19 lockdown measures

Young German adults hold “corona parties” and cough toward older people. A Spanish man leashes a goat to go for a walk to skirt confinement orders. From France to Florida … Read More