U.S. health panel says kids can get within 3 feet of each other at summer camp

By Chris Prentice Reuters Posted April 25, 2021 3:54 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Children attending summer camp can get … Read More

COVID-19 patient receives world’s 1st living-donor lung transplant in Japan

Doctors in Japan announced Thursday they have successfully performed the world’s first transplant of lung tissue from living donors to a patient with severe lung damage from COVID-19. The recipient, … Read More

5M people in U.K. get second COVID-19 jab as daily deaths fall to 10

By Michael Holden Reuters Posted April 3, 2021 12:53 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Britain reported 10 deaths from COVID-19 … Read More

With COVID-19 variant cases on the rise, what do experts recommend?

Just as vaccination drives are picking up steam across Canada, deadlier and possibly more transmissible COVID-19 variants are spiking up infection rates among Canadians. “It’s very concerning,” Dr. Susy Hota, … Read More

One year into COVID-19, a look at when and where the next pandemic could emerge

As the world continues to grapple with the novel coronavirus that has upended life as we know it, experts say this is not the last pandemic we will see. But … Read More

Canada adds over 3,200 new coronavirus cases as Quebec surpasses 10K deaths

Canada’s cases of COVID-19 now tally over 804,000, after another 3,203 cases were reported on Sunday. Another 65 deaths were tallied by health authorities on Sunday as well, pushing the … Read More

Coronavirus: Canada marks over 19,000 COVID-19 deaths

Novel coronavirus-related deaths in Canada have now surpassed 19,000. The grim milestone was reached after provincial health authorities reported an increase of 120 COVID-19 fatalities Sunday. Another 4,852 cases of … Read More

When can we expect the coronavirus vaccine? Doctor answers COVID-19 questions

The administration of COVID-19 vaccinations is now underway in each province — but some of us are still left confused about the rollouts and restrictions. Infectious disease specialist Isaac Bogoch … Read More

The public face of the pandemic: Canadian doctors who have become medical celebrities

Sumon Chakrabarti is looking forward to the day when he’s no longer asked to appear on the nightly news. The infectious diseases physician works for Trillium Health Partners in Mississauga, … Read More

Nova Scotia vaccine delivery lags behind other provinces, but rollout plan remains on target

Nova Scotia has one of the lowest rates of vaccination per capita in the country and some epidemiologists are questioning why the province is choosing to hold onto thousands of … Read More

Coronavirus: Almost 800 people have now died of COVID-19 in B.C.

B.C. has recorded 518 more cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. In addition, 19 more people have died from the virus. The deaths bring the province’s COVID-19 death … Read More

Nova Scotia reports 2 new COVID-19 cases, pop-up testing site made available in Eskasoni

Nova Scotia reports two new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, for the third day in a row, bringing the total number of active cases to 38. One of the … Read More

Nova Scotia reports 2 new COVID-19 cases on Monday

Nova Scotia reports two new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, for the third day in a row, bringing the total number of active cases to 38. One of the … Read More

N.B. advises no travel for the holidays amid COVID-19, Moncton returns to orange phase

New Brunswick health officials are moving one region back to the orange phase of COVID-19 recovery as four new cases of COVID-19 are reported on Thursday. Three of the new … Read More

‘We are starting to see community spread’: Officials issue stern warning to Nova Scotians

The province’s top doctor issued a stern warning to Nova Scotia on Tuesday confirming for the first time that the province is starting “to see community spread.” “This is very … Read More

Nunavut adds 10 more coronavirus cases as infections soar across Canada

Coronavirus cases continue to spike across Canada Sunday as provincial authorities reported 4,142 new cases, including another 10 in Nunavut. Sunday’s case data comes amid another 62 deaths attributed to … Read More

N.B. reports no new coronavirus cases, 4 recoveries

New Brunswick is reporting no new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday and four additional recoveries from the virus. That means there are now 17 active cases of COVID-19 … Read More

New Brunswick reports 1 new coronavirus case on Friday, potential exposure notice in Moncton

New Brunswick is reporting a single new case of COVID-19 on Friday as it issues a warning about potential exposure to the virus in Moncton. Health officials say the new … Read More

How to help your kids get through a COVID-19 test

Getting a COVID-19 test is uncomfortable for anyone but for children, the nasal or throat swab could potentially be a painful and scary experience. More and more students are taking … Read More

Cases of coronavirus reinfection raise concerns over immunity

The case of a man in the United States infected twice with COVID-19 shows there is much yet to learn about immune responses and also raises questions over vaccination, scientists … Read More

‘Covid doesn’t take holidays’: New Brunswick now has 76 active cases, the most at any one time

New Brunswick now has more active novel coronavirus cases than at any time since the pandemic began. Dr. Jennifer Russell, the province’s chief medical officer of health, announced on Monday … Read More

N.B. reports 14 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, active cases climb to 71

The number of novel coronavirus cases in New Brunswick continued to climb on Sunday as the province reported 14 new cases. There are now 71 active cases in the province, … Read More

Task force worries Trump’s rush to approve COVID-19 vaccine will cause concern in Canada

Members of the federal government’s COVID-19 vaccine task force are casting worried eyes at the Trump administration’s political push to get a vaccine approved before the U.S. presidential election in … Read More

Nova Scotia reports one new case of coronavirus, breaking 11-day streak

Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of the novel coronavirus on Friday. It is the only active case in the province and it is in the Northern Zone. It … Read More

Nova Scotia reports two new cases of coronavirus Friday, ending caseless streak

The streak of days with no new novel coronavirus cases in Nova Scotia has come to an end. On Friday, the province announced two new cases of the virus, both … Read More

Nova Scotia reports no new cases of COVID-19 for 15th straight day

Nova Scotia’s streak of no new coronavirus cases continued on Thursday. The last confirmed case of the virus in the province was reported on July 15, 2020, meaning that the … Read More

There are now 5 active cases of coronavirus in New Brunswick

The number of active novel coronavirus cases in New Brunswick continued its upward trajectory on Monday as the province reported one additional case of COVID-19. According to the New Brunswick … Read More

Nova Scotia reports no new coronavirus cases, 1,003 people now recovered

Nova Scotia says there are no new cases of the coronavirus on Monday and that there remains only a single active case in the province. That means 1,003 people are … Read More

Canada adds 330 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, 9 more deaths

Canada on Saturday reported 330 new cases of the novel coronavirus, plus nine additional deaths. The new deaths, which bring Canada’s death toll from COVID-19 to 8,848, include five that … Read More

Canada adds 330 coronavirus cases on Saturday, 9 more deaths

Canada on Saturday reported 330 new cases of the novel coronavirus, plus nine additional deaths. The new deaths, which brings Canada’s death toll from COVID-19 to 8,848, include five that … Read More

Another million coronavirus cases in 4 days brings worldwide total to 14 million

In just four days, another million cases of the novel coronavirus were confirmed around the world, bringing the global total to 14 million Friday. With over 200,000 cases being reported … Read More

No new cases of coronavirus in Nova Scotia on Thursday

Nova Scotia says there are no new cases of coronavirus on Thursday and that there remain only two active cases in the province. The latest confirmed case of the virus … Read More

New Brunswick reports no new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday

New Brunswick is reporting no new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday. There are currently three active cases in the province. According to the province, there are 168 people … Read More

Health Canada expands hand sanitizer recall over industrial-strength ethanol

Health Canada is expanding its recall of certain hand sanitizers over fears the products may include industrial-strength ethanol, bringing the total now pulled back from the market to nearly two … Read More

1 new case of COVID-19 in N.B., with all 13 active cases located in the Campbellton region

New Brunswick announced one new case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, a person aged 80 to 89 “linked to” the Manior de la Vallee long-term care facility in Atholville, N.B. There … Read More

All active COVID-19 cases in N.B. remain linked to doctor that failed to self-isolate

New Brunswick is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 on Monday despite processing more than 2,000 tests in the previous 24 hours. There are 132 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in … Read More

New Brunswick barbershops busy as province enters new phase of COVID-19 recovery

Some New Brunswickers may be a little less shaggy on Saturday. Barbershops and hair salons are allowed to open in New Brunswick during the “yellow” phase of the province’s COVID-19 … Read More

COVID-19 in Brooks: How widespread testing, cultural support helped an Alberta city avert disaster

This is part 2 of a special series examining the COVID-19 in Brooks, AB.  You can find Part 1, “COVID-19 in Brooks: How a small Alberta city faced one of … Read More

Just 12 new COVID-19 cases in B.C., as number of patients in ICU falls below 10

B.C. reported just 12 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, as the number of coronavirus patients in intensive care dropped below 10 for the first time in two months. Provincial … Read More

Active cases of COVID-19 continue to decrease in Nova Scotia, 1 more death at Northwood reported

Nova Scotia’s number of active coronavirus cases continues to decrease even as the province reported one additional COVID-19 death on Thursday. The death, which occurred at Northwood Manor in Halifax, … Read More

More Canadian women have COVID-19 and are dying as a result. Here’s some possible reasons why

More men have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, across the world than women — except in Canada. According to the latest data from the Public … Read More

All 120 COVID-19 cases in New Brunswick have now recovered

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U.S. House passes new $3T coronavirus aid bill that faces Senate, Trump opposition

Democrats powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House on Friday, an election-year measure designed to brace a U.S. economy in free fall and a health care system struggling … Read More

U.S. Houses passes new $3T coronavirus aid bill that faces Senate, Trump opposition

Democrats powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House on Friday, an election-year measure designed to brace a U.S. economy in free fall and a health care system struggling … Read More

1 dead, several Maple Leaf Foods employees infected with COVID-19 at Montreal plant

One employee is dead and multiple employees are infected with COVID-19 following an outbreak at a Maple Leaf Foods plant in Montreal. The worker passed away in mid-April and is … Read More

Printing and signage businesses are booming as New Brunswick companies reopen

New Brunswick businesses are reopening as COVID-19 restrictions begin to relax and business is booming for the sign-making industry. As stores reopen their doors they’re often using signage to display … Read More

New Brunswick returns to no new cases of coronavirus on Thursday

New Brunswick announced on Thursday that it has found no new cases of the coronavirus. The announcement is good news from New Brunswick’s provincial government after back-to-back days of finding … Read More

COVID 19 outbreak in northern Saskatchewan ‘of concern’ says Canada’s chief health officer

Canada’s chief public health officer says a COVID-19 outbreak gripping Saskatchewan’s far north is an area of concern. Dr. Theresa Tam says not only is the region remote, but it’s … Read More

Coronavirus: Long-distance friends from across the pond crafting to help fight against COVID-19

During this time of physical distancing, a pair of friends used to being apart since they live in different corners of the world, are joining together virtually to help the … Read More

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