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Dec 02, 2020

WHO updates mask advice, recommending they be worn in indoor, poorly ventilated areas

 

Dec 02, 2020

Manitoba's top doctor says COVID-19 case numbers are too high for health care system to maintain

 

Dec 01, 2020

Alberta Hospitalizations and case rates expected to increase before impact of restrictions felt, Health Minister says

 

Dec 01, 2020

One Quebec hospital has an alarming COVID-19 death toll

 

Dec 01, 2020

How do Ontario’s lockdown rules compare to those around the world? 3 graphics that explain that and who is ‘flattening the curve’ right now

 

Nov 30, 2020

An unprecedented 46 people die of COVID-19 in B.C. over the weekend, health officials announce

 

Nov 30, 2020

Don't want the COVID-19 vaccine? You could lose access to normal life, says U.K. minister

 

Nov 30, 2020

Groundbreaking investigation reveals ‘pervasive racism’ against Indigenous people in B.C. health-care system

 

Nov 30, 2020

Partisan sniping won’t get vaccines into Canadians’ arms. Only planning will - André Picard

 

Nov 30, 2020

Unusable masks, catered meals, redone renos: B.C. health minister orders review of PHSA spending

 

Nov 29, 2020

Canadian researchers turn to wastewater tests at long-term care homes to detect COVID hot spots

 

Nov 29, 2020

Rapid tests for COVID-19 have been distributed across Canada. Here’s why some provinces aren’t using them

 

Nov 29, 2020

Canada blocks some bulk prescription drug exports to U.S. to prevent shortages

 

Nov 28, 2020

Nursing homes were a horror story in COVID-19's first wave. Why are we seeing a sequel? André Picard

 

Nov 28, 2020

Policy thought-leaders, Don Drummond and Duncan Sinclair, release long-term care report seeking to reshape the future for Canadian seniors

 

Nov 27, 2020

UK to pilot blood test that may detect 50 types of cancer

 

Nov 27, 2020

Trudeau says most Canadians could receive COVID-19 vaccine by Sept. 2021; distribution to be led by former NATO commander

 

Nov 27, 2020

Canada’s at the back of the COVID-19 vaccine line. But it’s not because they aren’t made here

 

Nov 26, 2020

3 million Canadians could be vaccinated in early 2021, but feds warn of 'logistical challenges'

 

Nov 26, 2020

B.C.’s contact tracing ‘on the edge’ as COVID cases overwhelm