Debate begins on who gets the coronavirus vaccine first

Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, … Read More

Canada reports 4 new coronavirus deaths as cases top 110,000

Canada reported 336 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday as well as four more deaths. The new numbers bring the country’s total lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 to 110,307. … Read More

Coronavirus infecting more young people due to lockdown fatigue, scientists warn

More young people are being infected with COVID-19, creating the potential for a severe outbreak, scientists warn. They say the change in demographics could be attributed to lockdown fatigue, increased … Read More

Brazil’s isolated Indigenous groups report first coronavirus deaths

The first deaths from COVID-19 have come to a vast, remote region of the Amazon that Brazil’s government says is home to greatest concentration of isolated Indigenous groups in the … Read More

New York guards against another coronavirus spike as cases rage across U.S. 

As coronavirus rages out of control in other parts of the U.S., New York is offering an example after taming the nation’s deadliest outbreak this spring — while also trying … Read More

Israel, Palestine face new coronavirus restrictions as cases surge

Israel said Sunday it has ordered thousands of people into quarantine after a contentious phone surveillance program resumed while Palestinians in the West Bank returned to life under lockdown amid … Read More

Working parents worry as boards eye back to school plans amid COVID-19

Andrea Moffat can’t decide what will be worse for her five-year-old son in September — keeping him at home or allowing him to make a partial return to school. The … Read More

Yukon to ease some coronavirus border restrictions on Wednesday

By Staff The Associated Press Posted June 30, 2020 8:07 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Yukon government is easing … Read More

Reality check: Trump suggests if you don’t look for coronavirus, it’ll go away

U.S. President Donald Trump’s persistent see-no-evil posture on coronavirus testing — if you don’t look for the virus, the cases go away — defies both science and street sense. Yet … Read More

No evidence of coronavirus becoming less severe: WHO, experts say

World Health Organization experts and a range of other scientists said on Monday there was no evidence to support an assertion by a high-profile Italian doctor that the coronavirus causing … Read More

‘Wouldn’t that be nice?’: Trump wants to prepare U.S. stockpile for future pandemics

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday that he intends to prepare for future pandemics by replenishing the national stockpile and bringing manufacturing of critical supplies and equipment back to the … Read More

Provinces slowly reopen as Quebec surpasses 40,000 coronavirus cases

Deaths due to the novel coronavirus in Canada totalled 5,472 as of Thursday, while the global death toll climbed past 300,000. Canada has 73,389 cases of COVID-19 so far, the … Read More

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Florida partially reopens after coronavirus lockdown

U.S. President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club will partially reopen to members this weekend as South Florida slowly reopens from the coronavirus lockdown. An email sent Thursday to members says the … Read More

Strict coronavirus lockdown in France set to lift, re-opening shops, hair salons

Millions of French people are set to cautiously emerge from one of Europe’s strictest lockdowns on Monday, once more able to engage in everyday activities that have become unexpectedly precious, … Read More

Mike Pence not in quarantine after aide tests positive for coronavirus

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is not in quarantine and plans to be at the White House on Monday, a spokesman said on Sunday, despite media reports that Pence was … Read More

Canada almost at 5K coronavirus deaths, close to 69K cases — more than 32K active

Canada reported 1,148 new coronavirus cases and 178 new deaths on Sunday, bringing the country closer to the grim milestone of 5,000 novel coronavirus deaths. As of Sunday evening, Canada’s … Read More

Less than 1% of Major League Baseball workers tested positive for coronavirus antibodies

Just 0.7 per cent of Major League Baseball employees tested positive for antibodies to COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. Results were based about about 5,600 completed records … Read More

South Korea sees spike of 34 new coronavirus cases after outbreak involving nightclubs

South Korea reported 34 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the highest daily number in a month, after a small outbreak emerged around a slew of nightclubs that a confirmed patient … Read More

Ontario sees lowest daily COVID-19 case increase in weeks as Canada inches towards 68K cases

Canada reported 1,266 novel coronavirus cases and 124 deaths on Saturday, with all but four of those fatalities from Quebec and Ontario alone. The country is growing closer to the … Read More

Biggest threat to Brazil’s coronavirus response may be its own leader: medical journal

The biggest threat to Brazil’s ability to successfully combat the spread of the coronavirus and tackle the unfolding public health crisis is the country’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, according to British … Read More

First at-home saliva test to detect coronavirus authorized by U.S. FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it has authorized the first diagnostic test for the new coronavirus that allows patients to collect saliva samples at-home. The decision … Read More

Quebec, Ontario account for 92% of coronavirus deaths in Canada as cases approach 60K

Canada saw 116 more deaths due to COVID-19 — the disease caused by the novel coronavirus — on Sunday, as nationwide cases approached the 60,000 mark. The number of confirmed … Read More

Make time to take care of your mental health during COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life as we know it. From stores and restaurants closing, to government recommendations self-isolate, there’s lots of confusion and anxiety over what the future holds. … Read More