COVID-19 outbreak: Here’s what’s happening around the world Thursday

The latest:  Countries with their first confirmed cases of coronavirus should “move swiftly” to contain the virus, WHO’s director-general said Thursday, noting that the concern over cases outside of China is growing as... Read more »

Canada preparing a Plan B pandemic response in case coronavirus containment fails

A top Canadian health official says that while the federal government works to stop the spread of the coronavirus, it’s also preparing a robust response plan in case containment fails. Answering questions from... Read more »

Trump, CDC officials give White House briefing on COVID-19 outbreak

The number of new coronavirus infections inside China — the source of the outbreak — was for the first time overtaken by fresh cases elsewhere on Wednesday, with Italy and Iran emerging... Read more »

Trump, CDC officials to give White House briefing on COVID-19 outbreak

The latest:  WHO director says COVID-19 cases outside China ‘deeply concerning’ but does not label outbreak a pandemic. South Korea case number rises to 1,261, with most cases in and around city... Read more »

WHO reluctant to declare COVID-19 pandemic despite spread to more countries

The latest:  WHO director says COVID-19 cases outside China ‘deeply concerning’ but does not label outbreak a pandemic. South Korea case number rises to 1,261, with most cases in and around city... Read more »

Philadelphia plans to open 1st supervised injection site in U.S. next week

A Philadelphia nonprofit group detailed plans Wednesday to open the country’s first medically supervised injection site next week to combat overdose deaths despite outrage from neighbours and opposition from the local U.S.... Read more »

COVID-19: What’s happening around the world

The latest:  WHO director says COVID-19 cases outside China ‘deeply concerning’ but does not label outbreak a pandemic. South Korea case number rises to 1,261, with most cases in and around city... Read more »

Air Canada cancels flights to China until April as government braces for domestic coronavirus outbreak

Air Canada is extending its suspension of flights between Canada and mainland China until April as the number of coronavirus cases — and the number of countries affected — continues to grow. The... Read more »

Air Canada cancels flights to China until April amid coronavirus outbreak

Air Canada is extending its suspension of flights between Canada and mainland China until April as the number of coronavirus cases — and the number of countries affected — continues to grow. The... Read more »

Coronavirus cases continue to spread in Italy, Iran, South Korea

The latest:  Global cases top 80,000 with the vast majority of cases in China, where the health commission has reported 77,658 cases on the mainland with 2,663 deaths. Iran reports 95 coronavirus cases and... Read more »