Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Nov. 25

The latest: Plexiglass can be ‘counterproductive’ to proper COVID-19 ventilation, experts say. A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high... Read more »

Germany poised to pass 100,000 COVID-19 deaths

Germany is poised to pass the mark of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 this week, a sombre milestone that several of its neighbours crossed months ago but which Western Europe’s most populous nation... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Nov. 23

The latest: More provinces on Tuesday outlined their respective rollout plans for vaccinating children aged five to 11 against COVID-19, while a small group of Ontario children in that age range became the... Read more »

Canada hopes to keep number of wasted COVID-19 doses below 5 per cent, Public Health Agency says

The latest: The Public Health Agency of Canada said it hopes to keep the number of wasted doses of COVID-19 vaccines in Canada under five per cent. That would amount to 3.7... Read more »

Coronavirus: What happened in Canada and around the world on Nov. 19

The latest: The U.S. on Friday opened COVID-19 booster shots to all adults and took the extra step of urging those 50 and older to seek one, aiming to ward off a... Read more »

Coronavirus: What happened in Canada and around the world on Sunday

The latest: In Europe, the Austrian government ordered a nationwide lockdown for unvaccinated people starting Monday to slow the fast spread of the coronavirus in the country. The move prohibits unvaccinated individuals... Read more »

Canadian Rangers to help distribute vaccines in northern Ontario

The latest: As COVID-19 numbers rise in parts of northern Ontario, the federal government has approved the province’s request to again enlist the military to help distribute vaccines in remote communities of... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happened in Canada and around the world on Wednesday

The latest: The World Health Organization reported Wednesday that coronavirus deaths rose by 10 per cent in Europe in the past week, making it the only world region where both COVID-19 cases and... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Nov. 8

The latest: The European Union’s medicines agency on Monday began reviewing Merck’s COVID-19 treatment pill so that it can swiftly advise national drug authorities in the 27-nation bloc that want to begin... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Monday

The latest: The European Union’s medicines agency on Monday began reviewing Merck’s COVID-19 treatment pill so that it can swiftly advise national drug authorities in the 27-nation bloc that want to begin... Read more »