A guide to COVID-19 school outbreak protocols across Canada

Students from kindergarten to Grade 12 across Canada have been back in class for a few weeks now — but that doesn’t mean a complete return to normal, as some schools report COVID-19 outbreaks among... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Sept. 26

The latest: In the Americas, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is considering employing the U.S. National Guard and out-of-state medical workers to fill hospital staffing shortages — with tens of thousands of... Read more »

How the early work of a Canadian scientist and his team made the COVID-19 vaccines possible

TORONTO — The story of how the groundbreaking mRNA vaccines were developed to help the world fight COVID-19 is a fascinating one — but it’s been missing a key part, according to... Read more »

Ontario’s COVID-19 rates lower than expected due to public health measures, say experts

Ontario’s daily COVID-19 case counts are lower than what many experts had expected by now, and while they point to a number of factors for the relative relief, they say now is... Read more »

‘Devastating’: Humboldt Broncos parent on suspension of Sask. organ donation program

SASKATOON — A father of one of the hockey players who died in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash is calling Saskatchewan’s suspension of its organ donation program “devastating.” On Thursday the province... Read more »

Company recalls batch of drug that treats severely low blood sugar due to possible health risk

Eli Lilly Canada is recalling one lot of an injectable prescription drug used to treat blood glucose levels that have dropped too low, which may occur in people with diabetes who are... Read more »

3D-printed vaccine patch can offer painless, more effective immunization: study

TORONTO — A team of scientists have developed a painless way to deliver a vaccine shot without the use of a needle while offering a better immune response, they say. Researchers from... Read more »

Company recalls 1 lot of drug that treats severely low blood sugar due to possible health risk

Eli Lilly Canada is recalling one lot of an injectable prescription drug used to treat blood glucose levels that have dropped too low, which may occur in people with diabetes who are... Read more »

Smartphone sensor data has potential to detect cannabis intoxication

A smartphone sensor, much like what is used in GPS systems, might be a way to determine whether or not someone is intoxicated after consuming marijuana, according to a new study by... Read more »

Israel says U.S. booster plan supports its own aggressive push

JERUSALEM — Israel is pressing ahead with its aggressive campaign of offering coronavirus boosters to almost anyone over 12 and says its approach was further vindicated by a U.S. decision to give... Read more »