Experts say targeted coronavirus restrictions have value, but window is closing

“Targeted” coronavirus strategies have prevailed in Canada since stay-home orders expired in the spring. For months, local and provincial governments have attempted to balance public health and the economy by … Read More

World breaks record of daily coronavirus cases several times as 2nd surge grows

Just two days after posting a new record number of daily coronavirus infections, the world shattered it again this week — inching ever closer to half a million new cases … Read More

World has broken records for daily coronavirus cases several times this week alone

Just two days after posting a new record number of daily coronavirus infections, the world shattered it again this week — inching ever closer to half a million new cases … Read More

The COVID Alert app isn’t working as well as it should be, and Canadians are part of the problem

It has been more than two months since the Canadian government launched COVID Alert, Canada’s novel coronavirus exposure app, but federal data obtained by Global News shows less than 10 … Read More

Risk of never fully recovering after coronavirus ‘very real,’ scientists say

Scientists are only starting to grasp the vast array of health problems caused by the novel coronavirus, some of which may have lingering effects on patients and health systems for … Read More

Is toilet flushing a COVID-19 risk? Experts say ‘focus on interventions that matter’

Another day, another COVID-19 study. This time, the focus is on the toilet — and what we do when we’re finished using it. Researchers from the American Institute of Physics … Read More

COVID-19 modelling: B.C. health officials double down on warning of possible second wave

Public health officials are once again warning if British Columbians stop practicing physical-distancing and return to normal social interactions, the number of COVID-19 cases will surge into a second wave. … Read More

Dr. Bonnie Henry to release B.C.’s latest COVID-19 modelling numbers

Posted May 4, 2020 3:05 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister are … Read More

Conspiracies are spreading over coronavirus vaccines before one even exists

A coronavirus vaccine is still months or years away, but groups that peddle misinformation about immunizations are already taking aim, potentially eroding confidence in what could be humanity’s best chance to defeat … Read More

Coronavirus patients worldwide rush to join experimental drug studies

The new coronavirus made Dr. Jag Singh a patient at his own hospital. His alarm grew as he saw an X-ray of his pneumonia-choked lungs and colleagues asked his wishes … Read More

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