The latest: Canadians got a glimpse of how one province plans to handle a phased reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday as Saskatchewan’s premier and top doctor offered details … Read More
The latest: The federal government is expected to announce today new measures aimed at mobilizing the country’s scientists and researchers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Scientists around the … Read More
Many hospitals across the country are being forced to keep precious supplies of protective masks, gloves and sanitizer under lock and key, in part due to fear of theft, CBC … Read More
According to memos obtained by CBC News, some major Toronto hospitals are rationing surgical masks during the pandemic — in some cases even urging nurses and other front line staff to use just one mask for an entire shift. Similar conserving of PPE is being reported at hospitals in B.C.
Monday’s news of a deadly outbreak of COVID-19 in a long-term care home in Ontario has once again put the spotlight on how these facilities are coping with the pandemic, and what measures are being taken to protect their residents.
The Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon, about 150 kilometres northeast of Toronto, has lost 12 residents, and a volunteer whose husband is a resident also died.
With so many couples and families spending more time at home in isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, some are developing ways to make it work in close quarters while others are finding … Read More
Public health officials have implored Canadians to take up ”social distancing” in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. As a result, thousands of people have headed home to … Read More
In the early days of Canada’s COVID-19 outbreak, Elisa Baniassad was able to trace how new cases were spreading and plan her outings accordingly. “When I plotted how the virus … Read More