Canadians want to know how bad this could get. Is anyone ready to tell us?

Asked on Wednesday how this crisis might end, the prime minister insisted the story was still being written. Challenged to explain what the future might hold, Justin Trudeau directed everyone’s attention to... Read more »

Ottawa nurse says pandemic panic has left her homeless

Health care workers are already facing added stress and personal danger because of COVID-19. Now, one Ottawa nurse says fear of the disease has also left her homeless. Kathrine Slinski told CBC News she... Read more »

A Pandemic Is Hell For Everyone, But Especially For Those With OCD

In these dark times, silly homemade videos encouraging people to vigilantly wash their hands to curb the spread of the coronavirus have been a rare source of levity for many people. The... Read more »

Six-week-old newborn dies of coronavirus in U.S.: state governor

NEW YORK — A six-week-old infant has died of complications relating to COVID-19, the governor of the U.S. state of Connecticut said Wednesday, in one of the youngest recorded deaths from the... Read more »

More evidence indicates healthy people can spread virus

NEW YORK — Scientists offered more evidence Wednesday that the coronavirus is spread by seemingly healthy people who show no clear symptoms, and the U.S. government issued new guidance warning that anyone... Read more »

Why Canada is taking so long to start testing blood for COVID-19

With shortages of masks, gloves and testing kits hampering the fight against the coronavirus in Canada, there is one important weapon that remains unused — rapid blood tests that will tell within 15 minutes... Read more »

Long waits for COVID-19 test results reveal Canada’s shortage of lab workers

Long waits for COVID-19 test results are due in part to a shortage of medical laboratory professionals in Canada, according to lab workers’ associations and job vacancy data. Laboratory logjams that were... Read more »

COVID-19 measures could be in place for 12 weeks, Toronto’s top doctor says

TORONTO — Toronto’s medical officer of health says that measures adopted to combat the spread of COVID-19 could be in place for months as the city confirms eight more deaths related to... Read more »

Australia begins pre-clinical testing for coronavirus vaccine

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s national science agency said on Thursday it has commenced the first stage of testing potential vaccines for COVID-19, as it joins a global race to halt the coronavirus... Read more »

WHO expects Malaysia’s coronavirus cases to peak in mid-April

Workers wearing protective suits pray before a disinfection operation, during the movement control order due to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Lim Huey... Read more »