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A major British clinical trial has found hydroxychloroquine has no benefit for patients hospitalised with COVID 19, scientists said Friday, in the first large scale study to provide results for a drug...
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A+ The novel coronavirus does not appear to be mutating in a dangerous way, according to experts studying the virus, the World Health Organization WHO said. In a press briefing...
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OTTAWA The Canadian Paediatric Society has issued guidelines to help doctors screen teenage patients for problematic use of recreational cannabis. The group says it s critical to...
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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....
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Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO – Premier Doug Ford has backtracked on his comments that Canada doesn’t have the same “systemic, deep roots” of racism as the...
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Larger font Increase article font size A+ A study out of Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute suggests that increased antioxidant levels in the brain are linked to quicker...
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TORONTO More than 600 nurses around the world have died from COVID 19 and approximately 230, 000 health care workers have contracted the virus, according to the International Council of...
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STELLARTON, N.S. After spending 77 days in hospital, battling for his life against COVID 19, a Nova Scotia man returned home Wednesday the same day as...
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Larger font Increase article font size A+ Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau is expanding the required use of face coverings on planes, trains, ships and transit to reduce the spread...
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When Club 16 Trevor Linden Fitness reopened its doors on Monday with new COVID 19 protocols, John Sardinha was one of the first people back. He’s one of thousands of gym...
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Coronavirus outbreak Manitoba’s top doctor says ‘only reason’ to use hydroxychloroquine is in a clinical trial May 19, 2020 Manitoba s chief medical officer of health Dr. Brent Roussin said...
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MONTREAL Hydroxychloroquine a drug traditionally used to treat arthritis and that has been touted by some, including U.S. President Donald J. Trump, as a COVID 19 drug...
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“What we found was that they were more likely to die and more likely to have pulmonary complications. So it’s interesting because the the number of patients who died and...
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Concerns are mounting about studies in two influential medical journals on drugs used in people with coronavirus, including one that led multiple countries to stop testing a malaria pill. The...
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The global race for a COVID 19 vaccine boils down to some critical questions How much must the shots rev up someone s immune system to really work And could revving...
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Throughout January, the World Health Organization publicly praised China for what it called a speedy response to the new coronavirus and thanked the Chinese government for sharing the genetic map...
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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND Increased antibiotics use in combating the COVID 19 pandemic will strengthen bacterial resistance and ultimately lead to more deaths during the crisis and beyond, the World...
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Larger font Increase article font size A+ Three out of 10 diabetic patients treated for the novel coronavirus either required ventilation or died within a week of hospitalization, a new...
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When Kathryn Butler Malette learned her younger sister was diagnosed with COVID 19, she was confronted with a waking nightmare that her beloved sibling might die alone. While Ontario s government...
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Manitoba is set to reopen as the province’s COVID 19 numbers slowly dwindle and the infection curve remains flat. More than a dozen different types of businesses and services are allowed...