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Fauci rebuts Republican claims about hydroxychloroquine in Capitol Hill session

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Infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci resisted efforts by Republicans to criticize recent protests against racial injustice while pushing back on their continued promotion of hydroxycholoroquine as a possible coronavirus remedy in […]

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Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world on Thursday

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The latest: Spikes in novel coronavirus infections in the Asia-Pacific region have dispelled any notion that the worst may be over, with Australia, India and Hong Kong reporting record daily cases, Vietnam testing thousands and North Korea […]

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Medical experts led by SickKids release new back-to-school recommendations

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SickKids has released new proposed guidelines for reopening schools in Ontario come September, including recommendations like staggered lunch times, no large assemblies, and mandatory masks for older students.  The document, which was released Wednesday in collaboration with […]

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Health Canada authorizes drug remdesivir for severe COVID-19 cases

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Health Canada has authorized, with conditions, the drug remdesivir for patients with severe COVID-19, though Canada’s top doctor says the supply is limited. The drug — which will go by the brand name Veklury — […]

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Cat tests positive for coronavirus in U.K.

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A pet cat has tested positive in England for the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the government said on Monday in the first confirmed case of an animal being infected with the […]

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COVID-19 poses big challenges for day camps, programs catering to those with special needs

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Parents across the country are trying to fill the empty days this summer for their kids, after many camps and programs were cancelled due to the pandemic. The scramble for playdates, day […]

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The week B.C. slipped: With COVID-19 cases on the rise, officials warn against pandemic fatigue

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If you live in B.C. and have been watching the province’s COVID-19 case numbers climb with growing unease this week, you’re not alone.  B.C. has so far been heralded as a COVID-19 […]

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Why err on the side of caution as COVID-19 looms in health-care workplaces

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Hospitals, long-term care homes and other workplaces in Canada need to err on the side of caution or risk being paralyzed in the face of uncertainty from COVID-19, some doctors say. Six […]

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How the N.W.T. is reducing addictions harm during COVID-19

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The Tree of Peace Friendship Centre in Yellowknife counsels more than 200 people, but COVID-19 has isolated many of those clients from badly needed in-person services. The centre’s full reopening can’t come soon […]

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Top 5 Financing Tips for Successful Business Startups in Houston

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Do you dream about getting your business startups in Houston, the Texas most populous city? Houston remains the most prime location in Texas for business. That’s because it is the fourth most […]

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