• Nova Scotians with any COVID-19 symptoms asked to do treatment assessment form
    The criteria for a COVID-19 treatment prescription is specific, said the Nova Scotia health agency, as 'treatment for early and mild COVID-19 does not benefit everyone.'
    Aug 3
  • 1 in 8 adults end up with long COVID, new Dutch study finds
    A Dutch study released on Saturday reports that one in eight adults who are infected with coronavirus experience long-term symptoms often known as long COVID.
    Aug 6
  • Some Quebec health workers sick with COVID-19 being asked back to work, union says
    The Quebec government is reporting no new deaths due to COVID-19 in the previous 24 hours and dozens fewer people hospitalized with the novel coronavirus.
    Aug 1
  • Long COVID risk higher in unvaccinated children, U.S. study finds
    A small study is adding to evidence that children can develop long COVID-19 even if the virus did not make them seriously ill.
    Aug 11
  • COVID-19 mRNA vaccines safe to use during pregnancy, new Canadian study finds
    A new Canadian study that looked at 191,360 women found that COVID-19 mRNA vaccines do not increase the risk of miscarriages or other pregnancy complications.
    Aug 10
  • Do you think you have coronavirus symptoms? Here’s who to call first
    If you are contacting your health care provider about potential symptoms, always phone ahead.
    Mar 6, 2020
  • What are coronavirus symptoms? In mild cases, just like the common cold
    The mysterious lung virus is part of a large family of coronaviruses with a wide range of severity.
    Jan 23, 2020
  • New coronavirus symptoms include headaches, loss of taste and smell
    As more people are tested positive for the virus, medical experts note that patients are experiencing additional symptoms.
    Apr 11, 2020
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  • Why does the coronavirus seem to cause so many different symptoms?
    The novel coronavirus has been linked to everything from breathing issues to blood clots. Here's how one virus can cause so many problems.
    May 17, 2020
  • Coronavirus symptoms usually take 5 days to show, study says
    The study, published on Monday, looked at 181 cases of COVID-19 in China and other countries in order to estimate the length of the virus's incubation period.
    Mar 10, 2020
  • ‘No playbook’ for coronavirus symptoms, but early data shows pattern: experts
    The common symptoms of the novel coronavirus are engraved in the minds of people around the world. But as for which symptom comes first and when, it's not as easily defined.
    Mar 26, 2020
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  • Coronavirus: Allergy or COVID-19 symptoms?
    As the seasons change and people with allergies experience symptoms, it will be important for them to know the difference between those and COVID-19 symptoms.
    May 18, 2020
  • These Canadians say they suffered COVID-19 symptoms for months
    Some Canadians are still reporting symptoms of COVID-19, months after they first caught the disease.
    Jun 28, 2020
  • If you have 1 of these 4 symptoms get a COVID-19 test right away, says B.C.’s top doctor
    'These include having fever, chills, a cough loss of sense of smell or taste and difficulty breathing. If you have any of these symptoms ... get a COVID test right away.'
    Dec 17, 2020
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  • Allergies or coronavirus? Doctors explain how to tell the difference
    If you're worried that your sniffles might be the first sign of COVID-19, you're probably not alone.
    Apr 10, 2020
  • Got coronavirus symptoms? Avoid your pets just like you’d avoid people, vets say
    The association points out that there is no evidence to suggest that animals infected by humans are playing a role in the spread of COVID-19 and that human outbreaks are driven by person-to-person contact.
    Apr 5, 2020
  • Should you be tested for coronavirus if you don’t have symptoms?
    Ontario, Manitoba and some areas in Alberta are allowing asymptomatic people to be tested for COVID-19. Expanded testing is important, but needs to be strategic, experts say.
    May 25, 2020
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  • Man hides coronavirus symptoms to visit wife in New York maternity ward
    The man's wife reportedly fell ill after giving birth, prompting him to fess up.
    Apr 1, 2020
  • Coronavirus, allergies or a cold? How to know if your child should stay home from school
    Schools across Canada are preparing how to handle sick students in the fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, which coincides with the regular cold, flu and allergy season.
    Sep 3, 2020
  • Ontario man who’s suffered months of COVID-19 symptoms: ‘I don’t even feel like I’m in my own body’
    Since an Innisfil, Ont., man became infected with COVID-19 in June, his and his family's lives have been turned upside down.
    Oct 8, 2020
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  • Coronavirus: Canadians diagnosed with COVID-19 describe it as ‘worse than any flu’
    "Within 20 minutes I had a full-blown fever, I was hacking up my lungs and it hit me: I need help."
    Mar 29, 2020
  • Loss of smell could be a coronavirus symptom, but some experts wary
    A sudden loss of smell is being presented as a possible new sign of the coronavirus, but one expert says the diagnosis doesn't "hinge" on the symptom.
    Mar 23, 2020
  • Self-assessment for coronavirus? What it means and why it’s important
    Doctors are asking Canadians to consider self-assessing for the illness as a 'first approach' to determining whether they need a full COVID-19 assessment.
    Mar 18, 2020
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  • British Columbians share what it’s like having COVID-19
    We asked three Canadians, who contracted the virus -- all younger than 40 -- to share their experience, and what they want their fellow citizens to know.
    Mar 27, 2020