Nova Scotia to receive 1,950 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, dry run of distribution this week

Nova Scotia has confirmed to Global News that it will receive 1,950 doses of the first batch of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine next week. The province says that in order to be prepared … Read More

N.B. company says its rapid-test technology for sewage can help detect COVID-19 early

FREDERICTON – A Fredericton-based company has filed a patent for a technology it says can help provide rapid, early detection of COVID-19 in a community by testing its sewage. LuminUltra … Read More

‘I just hope students know they’re not alone:’ Dalhousie grad launches COVID-19 student support network

A recent Dalhousie University graduate has launched a new tool to help post-secondary students struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. Stacie Smith started working on the COVID-19 Student Support Network back … Read More

Cystic fibrosis drug found to be ‘life-changing’ in new Dalhousie study

A research team at Dalhousie University has found that a drug for cystic fibrosis (CF) has the potential to treat 90 per cent of people living with the disease,  but … Read More

Potential COVID-19 vaccine still not in Canada, three months after approval for trials

Shipments of a Chinese and Canadian-developed COVID-19 candidate vaccine remain delayed from getting to Canada, more than three months after Health Canada approved them for Phase 1 trials here. The … Read More

Students coming to Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic bubble to receive mandatory coronavirus tests

Premier Stephen McNeil announced Thursday that post-secondary students coming to Nova Scotia from outside the Atlantic bubble will be required to take three COVID-19 tests during their isolation period. Anyone … Read More

New Canadian clinical guidelines first to include chapter on weight stigma

For the first time, Canadian Clinical Practical Guidelines for adult obesity management will include a chapter on weight bias and stigma. Dr. Sara Kirk, a professor of Health Promotion at … Read More

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