N.L. archive collecting stories, art from ongoing coronavirus outbreak and past pandemics

During a 1950s polio epidemic, some quarantined Newfoundland schoolchildren watched their lessons on television. Maureen Peters’ aunt told her their family could not afford to own a TV set, and … Read More

N.B. youth shares story of 106-year-old great grandmother who has lived through two pandemics

Most people experiencing the novel coronavirus pandemic have never experienced anything like this, but one New Brunswick woman has been through it twice. Twelve-year-old Anna Stocker has written a story … Read More

Here’s how the Spanish Flu is similar and different from the coronavirus

Just over 100 years ago, the world was in the midst of a pandemic, just like it is now. It was the deadliest in history, infecting an estimated 500 million … Read More

Could there be a second wave of coronavirus? Experts say it’s possible but unclear

Chinese scientists and health experts involved in the country’s fight against the coronavirus believe the worst is now over, downplaying warnings that the disease could become seasonal or that a … Read More