How to help your kids get through a COVID-19 test

Getting a COVID-19 test is uncomfortable for anyone but for children, the nasal or throat swab could potentially be a painful and scary experience. More and more students are taking … Read More

Cases of coronavirus reinfection raise concerns over immunity

The case of a man in the United States infected twice with COVID-19 shows there is much yet to learn about immune responses and also raises questions over vaccination, scientists … Read More

‘Covid doesn’t take holidays’: New Brunswick now has 76 active cases, the most at any one time

New Brunswick now has more active novel coronavirus cases than at any time since the pandemic began. Dr. Jennifer Russell, the province’s chief medical officer of health, announced on Monday … Read More

N.B. reports 14 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, active cases climb to 71

The number of novel coronavirus cases in New Brunswick continued to climb on Sunday as the province reported 14 new cases. There are now 71 active cases in the province, … Read More

Task force worries Trump’s rush to approve COVID-19 vaccine will cause concern in Canada

Members of the federal government’s COVID-19 vaccine task force are casting worried eyes at the Trump administration’s political push to get a vaccine approved before the U.S. presidential election in … Read More

Nova Scotia reports one new case of coronavirus, breaking 11-day streak

Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of the novel coronavirus on Friday. It is the only active case in the province and it is in the Northern Zone. It … Read More

Nova Scotia reports two new cases of coronavirus Friday, ending caseless streak

The streak of days with no new novel coronavirus cases in Nova Scotia has come to an end. On Friday, the province announced two new cases of the virus, both … Read More

Nova Scotia reports no new cases of COVID-19 for 15th straight day

Nova Scotia’s streak of no new coronavirus cases continued on Thursday. The last confirmed case of the virus in the province was reported on July 15, 2020, meaning that the … Read More

There are now 5 active cases of coronavirus in New Brunswick

The number of active novel coronavirus cases in New Brunswick continued its upward trajectory on Monday as the province reported one additional case of COVID-19. According to the New Brunswick … Read More

Nova Scotia reports no new coronavirus cases, 1,003 people now recovered

Nova Scotia says there are no new cases of the coronavirus on Monday and that there remains only a single active case in the province. That means 1,003 people are … Read More

Canada adds 330 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, 9 more deaths

Canada on Saturday reported 330 new cases of the novel coronavirus, plus nine additional deaths. The new deaths, which bring Canada’s death toll from COVID-19 to 8,848, include five that … Read More

Canada adds 330 coronavirus cases on Saturday, 9 more deaths

Canada on Saturday reported 330 new cases of the novel coronavirus, plus nine additional deaths. The new deaths, which brings Canada’s death toll from COVID-19 to 8,848, include five that … Read More

Another million coronavirus cases in 4 days brings worldwide total to 14 million

In just four days, another million cases of the novel coronavirus were confirmed around the world, bringing the global total to 14 million Friday. With over 200,000 cases being reported … Read More

No new cases of coronavirus in Nova Scotia on Thursday

Nova Scotia says there are no new cases of coronavirus on Thursday and that there remain only two active cases in the province. The latest confirmed case of the virus … Read More

New Brunswick reports no new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday

New Brunswick is reporting no new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday. There are currently three active cases in the province. According to the province, there are 168 people … Read More

Health Canada expands hand sanitizer recall over industrial-strength ethanol

Health Canada is expanding its recall of certain hand sanitizers over fears the products may include industrial-strength ethanol, bringing the total now pulled back from the market to nearly two … Read More

1 new case of COVID-19 in N.B., with all 13 active cases located in the Campbellton region

New Brunswick announced one new case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, a person aged 80 to 89 “linked to” the Manior de la Vallee long-term care facility in Atholville, N.B. There … Read More

All active COVID-19 cases in N.B. remain linked to doctor that failed to self-isolate

New Brunswick is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 on Monday despite processing more than 2,000 tests in the previous 24 hours. There are 132 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in … Read More

New Brunswick barbershops busy as province enters new phase of COVID-19 recovery

Some New Brunswickers may be a little less shaggy on Saturday. Barbershops and hair salons are allowed to open in New Brunswick during the “yellow” phase of the province’s COVID-19 … Read More

COVID-19 in Brooks: How widespread testing, cultural support helped an Alberta city avert disaster

This is part 2 of a special series examining the COVID-19 in Brooks, AB.  You can find Part 1, “COVID-19 in Brooks: How a small Alberta city faced one of … Read More

Just 12 new COVID-19 cases in B.C., as number of patients in ICU falls below 10

B.C. reported just 12 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, as the number of coronavirus patients in intensive care dropped below 10 for the first time in two months. Provincial … Read More

Active cases of COVID-19 continue to decrease in Nova Scotia, 1 more death at Northwood reported

Nova Scotia’s number of active coronavirus cases continues to decrease even as the province reported one additional COVID-19 death on Thursday. The death, which occurred at Northwood Manor in Halifax, … Read More

More Canadian women have COVID-19 and are dying as a result. Here’s some possible reasons why

More men have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, across the world than women — except in Canada. According to the latest data from the Public … Read More

All 120 COVID-19 cases in New Brunswick have now recovered

Posted May 16, 2020 11:45 am Updated May 16, 2020 11:48 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ All 120 cases of … Read More

U.S. House passes new $3T coronavirus aid bill that faces Senate, Trump opposition

Democrats powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House on Friday, an election-year measure designed to brace a U.S. economy in free fall and a health care system struggling … Read More

U.S. Houses passes new $3T coronavirus aid bill that faces Senate, Trump opposition

Democrats powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House on Friday, an election-year measure designed to brace a U.S. economy in free fall and a health care system struggling … Read More

1 dead, several Maple Leaf Foods employees infected with COVID-19 at Montreal plant

One employee is dead and multiple employees are infected with COVID-19 following an outbreak at a Maple Leaf Foods plant in Montreal. The worker passed away in mid-April and is … Read More

Printing and signage businesses are booming as New Brunswick companies reopen

New Brunswick businesses are reopening as COVID-19 restrictions begin to relax and business is booming for the sign-making industry. As stores reopen their doors they’re often using signage to display … Read More

New Brunswick returns to no new cases of coronavirus on Thursday

New Brunswick announced on Thursday that it has found no new cases of the coronavirus. The announcement is good news from New Brunswick’s provincial government after back-to-back days of finding … Read More

COVID 19 outbreak in northern Saskatchewan ‘of concern’ says Canada’s chief health officer

Canada’s chief public health officer says a COVID-19 outbreak gripping Saskatchewan’s far north is an area of concern. Dr. Theresa Tam says not only is the region remote, but it’s … Read More

Coronavirus: Long-distance friends from across the pond crafting to help fight against COVID-19

During this time of physical distancing, a pair of friends used to being apart since they live in different corners of the world, are joining together virtually to help the … Read More

A look at what could happen without a coronavirus vaccine

Researchers around the globe have been working tirelessly to develop a vaccine to treat the novel coronavirus which has caused devastation worldwide. Earlier this month, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said … Read More

New Brunswick economic recovery plan coming soon as province moves toward ‘new normal’

New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs said an economic recovery plan is “coming very, very soon” as the province announced no new cases of the novel coronavirus for the fifth day … Read More

New York COVID-19 deaths drop below 550 for first time since April 1

By Jennifer Peltz And Anthony Izaguirre The Associated Press Posted April 18, 2020 2:04 pm Updated April 18, 2020 2:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font … Read More

Quebec doctor concerned by hydroxychloroquine shortage after patients denied treatment

It’s been touted as a “miracle drug” in the fight against COVID-19. But experts across Canada are now warning against the use of hydroxychloroquine in the treatment of the disease … Read More

Daughter of N.S. woman with COVID-19 frustrated by lack of communication with nursing home

An 87-year-old woman at The Magnolia residential care home in Enfield, N.S., has been quarantined in her room since she tested positive for COVID-19 almost a week ago. She’s one … Read More

Grocery store employees are essential during coronavirus, but they’re scared

Every day, grocery workers are restocking toilet paper, eggs, produce and canned goods as fast as the items fly off the shelves. They disinfect keypads, freezer handles and checkout counters … Read More

Displaced people, refugees especially vulnerable to COVID-19: report

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, a new report is warning that refugees and asylum seekers around the world will be disproportionately impacted by the virus, and that government … Read More

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