Doctors warn against claims that Beijing-touted health supplement distributed in Canada treats COVID-19

International student Neemay Li didn’t hesitate to show off on YouTube a gift from Vancouver’s Chinese consulate in early April. Like thousands of other Chinese students in Canada who are sheltering in... Read more »

Ontario infectious disease doctor says B.C. has ‘plateaued,’ urges slow, steady reopening

One of the first Canadian infectious disease specialists to spot the COVID-19 crisis coming early this year says B.C.’s public health performance is the talk of Ontario. Dr. Michael Gardam, chief of... Read more »

100 days after B.C.’s first warning on COVID-19, 111 people have died

Thursday marks 100 days since B.C. health officials issued their first official warning on COVID-19, and in that time, the province’s total has risen to 2,112 confirmed cases. During her daily briefing, provincial... Read more »

In the ‘hot zone’: On the front lines of the COVID-19 battle at B.C.’s biggest hospital

“It’s feels like you’re under water — like scuba-diving.” It’s a comparison Dr. Donald Griesdale never thought he’d make 13 years into his career as one of the intensive care physicians leading the... Read more »

In the ‘hot zone’: Behind the front lines of the COVID-19 battle at B.C.’s biggest hospital

“It’s feels like you’re under water — like scuba-diving.” It’s a comparison Dr. Donald Griesdale never thought he’d make 13 years into his career as one of the intensive care physicians leading the... Read more »

B.C. ‘getting close’ to easing restrictions as 3 more deaths recorded from COVID-19

One hundred and three people have now died of COVID-19 in B.C. after three more deaths were recorded over the last 48 hours. In her daily briefing on Monday, provincial health officer... Read more »

3 more people die of COVID-19 in B.C., bringing total to 103

One hundred and three people have now died of COVID-19 in B.C. after three more deaths were recorded over the last 48 hours. In her daily briefing on Monday, provincial health officer... Read more »

Why ‘be kind, be calm and be safe’ is more than just a catchphrase in B.C.’s COVID-19 fight

First, the good news: by all metrics, B.C. is handling the COVID-19 outbreak nearly as well as one could hope.  The curve of the outbreak was flattened in a month and hospitalizations... Read more »

Why ‘be kind, be safe and be calm’ is more than just a catchphrase in B.C.’s COVID-19 fight

First, the good news: by all metrics, B.C. is handling the COVID-19 outbreak nearly as well as one could hope.  The curve of the outbreak was flattened in a month and hospitalizations... Read more »

Newly confirmed COVID-19 cases spike by 71 to 1,795 in B.C., as new outbreaks detected

Three new outbreaks in long-term care homes in the Fraser Health region have helped fuel a spike in confirmed COVID-19 cases in B.C. over the last 24 hours. Provincial health officer Dr.... Read more »