Advertisement
  • Quebec’s jump in COVID-19 cases linked to new variants, top doctor says
    The update from Quebec's public health director comes as the province reported 1,716 new cases based on PCR testing results and four deaths related to COVID-19.
    Health
    4 hours
  • Experts weigh in on Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 situation
    Experts in Saskatchewan are warning the public that COVID-19 is far from over. Summer months may bring with them a break from the virus, but another wave is expected next fall.
    Health
    Jun 28
  • COVID-19: New Brunswick reports drop in hospitalizations, 3 deaths in latest update
    New Brunswick reported a drop in hospitalizations, an increase in new positive tests and three deaths in its latest COVID-19 update.
    Health
    Jun 28
  • G7 leaders can’t forget about need to end COVID-19 pandemic: WHO adviser
    Dr. Bruce Aylward says that if getting control of the pandemic by investing in vaccines and treatments for all countries isn't important to the G7, it won't be important to anyone.
    World
    Jun 27
  • FDA advisors meet to discuss future of COVID-19 vaccine design
    Outside advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are meeting on Tuesday to discuss whether to change the design of COVID-19 vaccines in order to combat future variants.
    World
    Jun 28
  • Canada’s COVID-19 response stacks up well against other nations: study
    Canada's rate of COVID-19-related deaths was 919 per million, once again second lowest behind Japan. All other countries were over 1,000 per million.
    Canada
    Jun 27
  • Nova Scotians aged 50 and older can soon get a second COVID 19 booster dose
    Beginning next week, people aged 50 to 69 will be able to book a second booster, though public health recommends people wait until the fall before getting one.
    Health
    Jun 27
  • Infected with COVID-19? Cuddling your pet cat or dog can make them sick, says study
    The research, published this month in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, involved 69 cats and 49 dogs, including pets and animals from shelters and neuter clinics.
    Health
    Jun 26
  • More results below advertisement
  • COVID-19: Canada to update its ‘fully-vaccinated’ definition
    The federal government says it plans to change its definition of what it means to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to reflect advice from Canada's top doctors.
    Health
    Jun 14
  • As new variants emerge, fourth COVID-19 shots should be more accessible, experts say
    In Nova Scotia, Alberta and British Columbia -- like in Newfoundland and Labrador -- residents must be over 69 to be eligible for a fourth shot of the COVID-19 vaccine.
    Canada
    Jun 22
  • Alberta parents plan to drive to U.S. to access COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5
    Some Alberta parents are going to great lengths to immunize their kids under five years olds, embarking on lengthy road trips to the United States.
    Health
    Jun 24
  • More results below advertisement
  • Rise in COVID-19 cases causing concern as Montreal festival season begins
    As festival season rolls on, COVID cases are increasing. We asked the experts how you should navigate the crowds as new subvariants establish themselves in Montreal.
    Health
    Jun 28
  • COVID-19: Ontario to expand anti-viral treatment eligibility, PCR testing
    The province’s Ministry of Health said “effective immediately,” more “high-risk” groups will be eligible to be tested and assessed for antiviral treatments, such as Paxlovid.
    Health
    Apr 11
  • Saskatchewan to move from weekly to monthly COVID-19 reports, 231 new cases reported last week
    Saskatchewan’s chief medical health officer, Dr. Saqib Shahab asked residents to think about remaining up to date on their COVID-19 vaccinations, including booster doses.
    Health
    Jun 23
  • More results below advertisement
  • COVID-19: Cases in B.C. hospitals hold steady, but admissions trending down
    As of Thursday there were 273 cases in hospital, a one-week decline of just three, and 28 cases in intensive care, a one-week increase of nine.
    Health
    Jun 23
  • Nova Scotia reports 7 COVID-19 deaths in latest weekly report
    The province said 1,420 new PCR-confirmed cases were reported in the seven-day period ending June 20, down by 530 cases from last week.  
    Canada
    Jun 23
  • Pfizer says updated COVID-19 shots boost protection against omicron variant
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering ordering a recipe change for the vaccines made by both Pfizer and Moderna to minimize the spread of omicron.
    Health
    Jun 25
  • More results below advertisement
  • COVID-19: Hospital admissions, case count continue downward spiral in B.C.
    Between June 5 and 11, a total of 189 people were hospitalized in the province with a positive test result, down from 246 the previous week.
    Health
    Jun 16
  • Here’s who is eligible for a 4th COVID-19 vaccine across Canada
    A look at who is eligible for a fourth COVID-19 booster in Canada so far.
    Health
    Apr 7