Psychiatric symptoms like depression, anxiety exhibited by COVID-19 patients: study

The list of COVID-19 symptoms has been expanding as scientists learn more about the virus, ranging from feeling feverish to a loss in taste and smell. According to a new … Read More

Ontario man believed to be 1st Canadian with COVID-destroyed lungs gets transplant

TORONTO — Timothy Sauve was brushing his teeth one morning in December when he was hit by a dizzy spell that knocked him off his feet. The 61-year-old from Mississauga, … Read More

COVID-19 patient dies after rare 3-hour erection in hospital

NOTE: This story contains details that some may find disturbing. Please read at your own discretion. Doctors say a 69-year-old man died of COVID-19 last year after exhibiting a bizarre … Read More

COVID-19 ‘long-haulers’ warn of ongoing health issues months after diagnosis

For many Canadians, the symptoms associated with contracting COVID-19 have lasted longer than their 14-day contagious period. Those deemed as ‘long-haulers’ say medical issues keep popping up, months after their … Read More

Coronavirus, the flu or the common cold? Here’s what to know

Cold and flu season is officially underway in Canada, and with the on-going global pandemic, a sore throat or runny nose may have people wondering if they have COVID-19. As … Read More

Study sheds light on coronavirus ‘long-haulers,’ but experts still lack clear picture

Months and weeks after falling ill, people worldwide are reporting lingering symptoms of COVID-19. Doctors and researchers believe there are a number of possible explanations as to why the self-described … Read More

Nausea, diarrhea are now official symptoms of COVID-19: CDC

Almost every day, new information is discovered about the deadly and elusive novel coronavirus. One aspect of COVID-19 that continues to perplex medical researchers is the wide variety of symptoms … Read More

Why does the coronavirus seem to cause so many different symptoms?

The major symptoms of COVID-19, according to public health authorities, are a cough, fever and difficulty breathing. But other symptoms have since joined the list. Reports of COVID-19 patients who … Read More

Trudeau open to ‘voluntary’ coronavirus tracking app but says privacy paramount

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says while there could be a role for using apps and virtual tracking to trace coronavirus cases in Canada, those measures would likely need to be … Read More

Canadians face misinformation, uncertainty in bid to protect against coronavirus: experts

From coronavirus modelling to grim new unemployment numbers, there’s been a lot of information for Canadians to digest over the last week. But in interviews with The West Block‘s Mercedes … Read More

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

With strong controls, Canada could see 11,000 to 22,000 coronavirus deaths: officials Kiki

The coronavirus could cost 11,000 to 22,000 Canadian lives over the course of the pandemic — and that’s the best case scenario with strongest control measures. If those controls are … Read More

Freeland won’t say if Canada has seen U.S. intel flagging Chinese coronavirus data

Can Chinese coronavirus data be trusted? That is the question emerging again and again in headlines around the world as repeated U.S. government leaks cast doubts on the official case … Read More

Coronavirus patients are being flipped onto their stomachs in the ICU — here’s why

But when a person is critically ill and fighting a potential viral pneumonia, Piraino said placing a person on their stomach can help expand the diaphragm, which is the main muscle people use when they breathe.

“By getting the patient off of their back, the hope is to improve the movement of air to the areas that have most tissue,” he said.

Here’s who’s eligible and how to apply for Canada’s coronavirus wage subsidy

If you’re a business struggling with the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the government’s promised wage subsidies are on the way. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday shared some … Read More

Canadian unemployment could hit 15 per cent amid coronavirus pandemic, deficit to $113B

The coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe could send Canadian unemployment rates soaring to 15 per cent by the end of the year, a new forecast by the parliamentary budget watchdog … Read More

‘No playbook’ for coronavirus symptoms, but early data shows pattern: experts

By now, the most common symptoms of the novel coronavirus are engraved in the minds of people around the world. Fever, cough, shortness of breath. Sometimes muscle pain, poor appetite … Read More