B.C. reports whopping 547 COVID-19 cases in Whistler so far this year

The resort community of Whistler has become one of B.C.’s COVID-19 hotspots. Health officials revealed on Friday that the community had recorded 547 known cases of the virus between Jan. … Read More

Global coronavirus cases have crossed 100 million

Over 100 million people around the world have been infected with the novel coronavirus, a milestone reached just over a year after COVID-19 began to take hold. The world crossed … Read More

Over 600K Canadians have now been infected with COVID-19

Canada surpassed 600,000 cases of the novel coronavirus Monday, as much of the country continues to grapple with accelerating transmission and hospitalizations. The national total climbed to 600,667 as of … Read More

Watch live as public health officials offer latest on COVID-19 situation in Canada

Canadian public health officials on Wednesday are expected to shed more light on the continuing COVID-19 crisis in Canada. The pandemic has tightened its grip on many provinces as winter … Read More

Canada to require all arriving air passengers to show negative COVID-19 test

In an effort to curb the continuing coronavirus crisis, Canada will now require all air passengers to obtain a negative COVID-19 test three days before arriving in the country. Public … Read More

Watch live: Trudeau to discuss coronavirus crisis in Canada, vaccine rollout

With the possibility of another vaccine approval on the horizon, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will address Canadians today about the growing coronavirus crisis in Canada. More than 7,000 confirmed cases … Read More

‘Good riddance’ to 2020: Trudeau urges COVID-19 vigilance over the holidays

It’s been a tough year, but with a light at the end of the tunnel now is not the time to drop our defences against the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister … Read More

Canada to get 125K Pfizer vaccines per week in January

Canada is set to receive 500,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine by the end of January. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday that 125,000 doses of the vaccine should … Read More

Watch live: Trudeau gives update on coronavirus crisis in Canada, vaccine rollout

With the possibility of another vaccine approval on the horizon, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will address Canadians today about the growing coronavirus crisis in Canada. More than 7,000 confirmed cases … Read More

Watch live: Health officials give update on coronavirus crisis, vaccine rollout

With the possibility of another vaccine approval on the horizon, Canadian health officials are giving an update Friday about the growing coronavirus crisis in the country. You can watch the health … Read More

Canada could hit 12-14K daily coronavirus cases in January, modelling shows

Should Canada continue on its current trajectory, the country could see between 12,000 to 14,000 daily coronavirus cases by January, according to new national public health modelling. It emphasizes the … Read More

Watch live as predictions for coronavirus cases in Canada expected to be released

As Canada inches closer to kicking off its vaccination plan, the country is still grappling with rising coronavirus cases and deaths. Just yesterday, Canada’s death toll hit a new grim … Read More

A 23-year-old had a stroke due to coronavirus. He hopes his story is a ‘wake-up call’

A young man who suffered a serious health event more often associated with older people is sharing his story to help others understand the very real consequences of COVID-19. Arizona … Read More

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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