New coronavirus symptoms include headaches, loss of taste and smell

Shortness of breath, a fever and a dry cough. Those were some of the symptoms first associated with COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus. But as more people … Read More

My 14-day coronavirus self-isolation period is over. Now what?

Canadians coming back to the country from travelling abroad are legally required to self-isolate for 14 days in an effort to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. Public health … Read More

Physiotherapists are turning to virtual visits — but insurance can be a pain in the neck

For Patricia, a Toronto woman living with endometriosis, pelvic physiotherapy is a critical tool for her painful chronic condition. Global News has chosen to use a pseudonym to protect her … Read More

Can the new coronavirus live on coats, shoes? Experts weigh in

Medical professionals say handwashing and social distancing are some of the best ways to protect yourself and others from COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus. But can the … Read More

Coronavirus closed your gym. Here’s how to stay fit — at a distance

Many fitness centres across Canada have closed their doors in an effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Chain gyms, including Goodlife Fitness, Anytime Fitness, Planet Fitness, Hone … Read More

Social distancing is out, physical distancing is in — here’s how to do it

Health experts and politicians have been urging Canadians to keep physical distance from one another and stay home as much as possible to help stop the spread of the novel … Read More

Quarantine that stress: Limit screen time during coronavirus outbreak, experts say

On a typical weekday, Sonya Kerr logs out of her social media accounts by dinner time. As a professional social media marketer and consultant, Kerr is required to be plugged … Read More

Clearing the air: Carbon emissions down amid coronavirus outbreak

The novel coronavirus has brought the world to a screeching halt, and the environment is benefitting in a big way. In an attempt to decrease the rapid spread of COVID-19, … Read More

Celebrities and public figures who’ve tested positive for coronavirus

The novel coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, and even the world’s biggest names aren’t safe. While many celebrities and public figures have taken to social media to stress the … Read More

Miss Persona has a message for kids amid coronavirus pandemic: ‘We must stay strong’

Miss Persona and Brandon Bear have an important message for kids everywhere during the novel coronavirus outbreak. The Treehouse Direct personalities announced on YouTube that teddy bear kindergarten is cancelled … Read More

Hitting ‘paws’ on life: Coronavirus self-isolating with pets has been a saving grace for many

Some aren’t having so “ruff” of a time while self-isolating during the novel coronavirus outbreak. Many around the world are being forced to self-isolate due to COVID-19, and while most … Read More

Queen Elizabeth II posts message about coronavirus: ‘My family and I stand ready to play our part’

Queen Elizabeth II issued a statement Thursday about the novel coronavirus, offering a reminder of the “vitally important part” every person plays in slowing the spread of COVID-19. “As (Prince) … Read More

Prince Albert II of Monaco tests positive for new coronavirus

Prince Albert II of Monaco has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the palace confirmed Thursday. Albert, 62, appeared to be the first head of state who has publicly said … Read More

Dolphins return to Italy’s coast amid coronavirus lockdown: ‘Nature just hit the reset button’

Amid the bad news following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic, some things happen to be looking up in Italy. Wildlife that typically kept away from the Italian coast … Read More

‘Big Brother’ Germany houseguests to find out about coronavirus on live TV

Members of the Big Brother Germany household are in for a surprise on Tuesday when they find out about the novel coronavirus outbreak for the first time. The contestants have … Read More

Oregon police tell citizens to stop calling 911 ‘just because you ran out of toilet paper’

No, a lack of toilet paper during the novel coronavirus outbreak is not a police matter. A police department in Oregon has had to remind local residents that toilet paper … Read More

State of emergency: How different levels of government can respond to coronavirus

As the novel coronavirus outbreak continues to spread across Canada, some governments have declared a state of emergency. Premier Doug Ford formally declared a state of emergency for Ontario on … Read More

Starving monkey ‘gangs’ brawl in Thailand as coronavirus keeps tourists away

Monkey “gangs” have taken to the streets of Thailand to brawl over food as the novel coronavirus has kept tourism at bay. Shocking video footage shared to Facebook show swaths … Read More

Coronavirus at the salon: Should you cancel hair, nail and wax appointments?

As the number of cases of the new coronavirus in Canada continues to rise, public health officials are warning Canadians to stay home as much as possible to prevent the … Read More

‘I was appalled’: Talking to people who ignore coronavirus advisories

Amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, health experts are urging all people to practise social distancing or self-isolation depending on travel and health history. Social distancing includes remaining out of congregate … Read More

Coronavirus: U.K. sewage system in danger of ‘fatberg’ clogs thanks to wet wipes, paper towels

As many rush to stores to panic-purchase toilet paper amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, they’re being warned over overusing substitutes like paper towel and wet wipes. They’re clogging, and potentially … Read More

As coronavirus spreads, is it still safe to use food delivery services?

In an effort to prevent further spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak, many Canadians are at home for the foreseeable future. During this time, is … Read More

Hand sanitizer hoarder under investigation after trying to sell bottles for $70 each

The novel coronavirus outbreak has caused people to panic-buy items like toilet paper, Lysol wipes and hand sanitizer — and one man saw this as an opportunity for major profit. … Read More

What kind of bum wiper are you? Coronavirus may change that

You’ve probably seen the headlines: novel coronavirus panic has people lining their homes with every bit of toilet paper, hand sanitizer and canned food they can acquire. People have shared … Read More

Penguins go on ‘field trip’ after U.S. aquarium shuts down during coronavirus pandemic

Penguins at a Chicago aquarium are passing the time during the COVID-19 pandemic by visiting their other animal friends. Typically, the Shedd Aquarium’s penguins are the ones being peered at … Read More