Should you tested for coronavirus if you don’t have symptoms?

Up until the last week, many provinces had mostly been testing patients with COVID-19 who had persistent symptoms, including a cough, fever and shortness of breath.  Now, some provinces and … Read More

Should you be tested for coronavirus if you don’t have symptoms?

Up until the last week, many provinces had mostly been testing patients with COVID-19 who had persistent symptoms, including a cough, fever and shortness of breath.  Now, some provinces and … Read More

What is coronavirus contact tracing and how important is it as Canada reopens?

Contact tracing is one of the key tools necessary to quell COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, according to experts. As provinces and territories reopen slowly and by … Read More

Worker from JBS meat packing plant near Brooks dies with COVID-19 test pending

Provincial health officials confirmed Wednesday that a worker from the JBS meat packing plant near Brooks, Alta., has died while awaiting results from a COVID-19 test.  “There are two additional … Read More

U.S. approves first saliva-based diagnostic test for COVID-19

Rutgers University researchers have received U.S. government clearance for the first saliva test to help diagnose COVID-19, a new approach that could help expand testing options and reduce risks of … Read More

Coronavirus: I just had my COVID-19 test — here’s how it went

I don’t get easily freaked out. I’ve had several traumatic health-related episodes in my lifetime, but I’m a healthy person and I think I maintain a level, calm head about … Read More

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