People develop protective antibodies after having COVID-19, but how long do they last?

A month after testing positive for COVID-19, a group of people with mild infections had protective antibodies in their blood, a new study has found. The study, whose findings should … Read More

What is coronavirus contact tracing and how important is it as Canada reopens?

Contact tracing is one of the key tools necessary to quell COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, according to experts. As provinces and territories reopen slowly and by … Read More

Canadian company says its coronavirus test could enhance screening

A Canadian company is ready to release its new COVID-19 test which it says is more accurate and could see tens of thousands of samples tested in one day. However, … Read More

U.S. approves first saliva-based diagnostic test for COVID-19

Rutgers University researchers have received U.S. government clearance for the first saliva test to help diagnose COVID-19, a new approach that could help expand testing options and reduce risks of … Read More

Test that can detect coronavirus in minutes gets U.S. approval

Abbott Laboratories said on Friday it won U.S. marketing approval for a diagnostic test for the coronavirus that can deliver results to patients within minutes and be used in physicians … Read More

Social distancing is crucial, but Canada also needs more coronavirus testing: experts

Canadians are being urged to stay home to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, but experts say social distancing isn’t enough to combat the disease – we need to … Read More