Cononavirus

Canada Expected to Receive 168,000 Doses of Moderna Vaccine by End of the Month

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced that the COVID-19 vaccine candidate from Massachusetts-based Moderna will be available in Canada later this month when it secures the necessary regulatory approvals. Health...

Canada Monitoring Potential Threats to Vaccine Deployment Says the Federal Government

The government is watching “a number of threat indicators” as coronavirus vaccine doses arrive in Canada and travel into different communities, according to the man who is leading the charge on Canada’s vaccine...

The Vaccination Campaign Set to Save Canada’s Economy After Second-Wave of COVID-19

According to a Bloomberg survey among economists, an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Canada will only delay the country's recovery and is unlikely to have a lasting effect on its...

What the U.K Pfizer Vaccine Approval Means for Canada

Following the news that the United Kingdom has approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use, questions are emerging about what the new approvals may mean for other countries looking to secure a vaccine candidate...

Health Canada Reviewed 4th Vaccine, Canadians Not Worried About Having to Wait

Federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu said Johnson & Johnson had submitted the COVID-19 vaccine candidate to Health Canada for approval. It is the fourth potential vaccine submitted for evaluation in...

Statistics Canada Says Number of Business Closings Decreased in August

Statistics Canada Statcan said that the number of business closings decreased slightly in August due to the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. The agency said 34,126 businesses closed in August, down...

Special Case of Australian Children Developing Antibodies Without Testing Positive

From the very first days since the pandemic started, scientists have found that children seemed to be somewhat less likely to develop COVID-19, although the causes are still unclear. Now,...

New Research Shows that Immunity to Coronavirus can Last for More than 6 Months

An initial study suggests that immunity to COVID-19 can last for at least 6 months - and possibly longer, potentially even a few years, when all components of the body’s immune memory are...

Pfizer’s Preliminary Data Suggests COVID-19 Vaccine is Effective

According to the latest information from Pfizer, the preliminary COVID-19 vaccine data suggests the vaccine may be 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. The company is on track by the end of this...

Experts Worry Ontario’s New COVID-19 Guidelines Set The Requirements for Closures and Lockdown Too High

The new rules require positive rates above 10% before applying the red limit. One day after the province released its new colour-coded COVID-19 guidelines, doctors and other public health experts...

Canada Quietly Updated COVID-19 Guidelines on the Risk of Airborne Transmission

Public Health Canada did not previously mention aerosol-based transmission in federal recommendations. Canada has silently revised its guidelines on how COVID-19 is spread to include the risk of transmission by...

Trick-or-Treating Could Be Very Different This Halloween Amid Concerns of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Each year on Halloween, children dress up in spooky costumes and travel from house to house asking for treats with the phrase “Trick-or-treat!” before they are greeted by homeowners who hand out sweets...

COVID-19 Neurological Symptoms Emerge in Most Hospitalized Patients, Study Says

Covid-19 neurological symptoms emerge in most hospitalized patients, study says A new study found that most patients hospitalized with COVID-19 had neurological symptoms. The researchers wrote in...

Ontario’s Top Doctor Says “Alarm Bells Are Ringing Louder” as Province Reports Record High 797 New COVID-19 Cases

"Alarm bells are ringing louder and louder" as the number of new COVID-19 cases in Ontario grows increasingly higher, warned Ontario’s top doctor. During a news conference on Thursday afternoon,...

Businesses Will ‘Soon’ Be Able to Transfer Rental Under the New Canada Program

Canada is implementing a new Covid-19 aid to grant rentals to businesses without being responsible for the tenants to request such assistance. Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland's office is talking to...

The Global Economy Slowed Down from Recovery to Recession Amid Second Waves of the COVID-19 Pandemic

On the first day of October, BNN Bloomberg posted a warning from Wall Street economists that the global economy was slowing down from recovery to recession. Some US $ 20...

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