Coronavirus in Canada: What are the next steps to contain the disease here?

The emergency department entrance of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto where a man in his 50s is being treated as Canada’s first presumptive case of coronavirus. (John Sandeman/CBC) The next steps... Read more »

Why Canada’s first suspected coronavirus case is ‘a world of difference’ from SARS

People wear masks as a precaution due to the coronavirus outbreak as they arrive at the international terminal at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Saturday. (The Canadian Press/Nathan Denette) News that Toronto... Read more »

‘It plays to our worst fears’: Coronavirus misinformation fuelled by social media

Social media has completely changed the way in which information about a disease outbreak travels around the world and experts say it’s not for the better. (Getty Images) People collapsing in the... Read more »

Why tracing the animal source of coronavirus matters

A worker in a protective suit is seen at the closed seafood market in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, on Jan. 10. The seafood market is linked to the outbreak of pneumonia caused... Read more »

Bats and sneezing camels: A tale of two viruses

Bats are believed to be the original animal source for deadly human coronaviruses (Jordi Segers) For a few hours on Thursday it appeared the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) had spread to Saudi Arabia with reports... Read more »

‘Just incredible:’ Mass quarantines take China into uncharted territory

A quarantine officer, right, checks the body temperature of a passenger at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, on Thursday. China closed off Wuhan, a city of more than 11... Read more »

The new coronavirus: Symptoms, prevention, and what to do if you think you’re infected

Passengers wear masks as they arrive Thursday at Vancouver International Airport. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press) So far, there have been no confirmed cases of the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Canada. But China has... Read more »

National public health data finds vaccine rates for kids falls short

In this 2019 file photo, a child in New Brunswick receives a measles shot. (Canadian Press) New data suggests vaccination rates among Canadian children are falling short. The Public Health Agency of... Read more »

Chinese virus-hit city of Wuhan closes transport networks, state media says

A staff member looks on as he checks the body temperatures of passengers at an exit of a highway in Wuhan. (AFP/Getty) The Chinese city of Wuhan, the source of an outbreak of... Read more »

Virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan closes transport networks, state media says

An official checks the body temperatures of vehicle passengers at an exit of a highway in Wuhan, China. (AFP/Getty) The Chinese city of Wuhan, the source of an outbreak of a new flu-like... Read more »