Finding a balance between keeping society functioning, supporting devastated sectors of the economy and limiting the spread of the coronavirus is key to navigating the pandemic until a safe and effective vaccine is here.
Hand sanitizer can be harmful to children, but experts say benefits outweigh risks in COVID-19 fight
The number of accidental poisonings involving hand sanitizer and children has sharply increased since the pandemic began when compared with previous years, according to the Ontario Poison Centre.
Using convalescent plasma from those who have recovered from COVID-19 to treat other patients failed to prevent deaths or worsening illness in one clinical trial, but Canadian researchers continue to study the treatment’s potential.
Midland Gardens Community Care in Scarborough ranked third highest in the province for violation reports over a five-year span, according to a CBC Marketplace analysis. One of the home’s youngest residents, a 28-year-old woman with a spinal cord injury, alleges her fellow residents have been neglected for years.
As the second COVID-19 wave ramped up in August and September, Quebec’s provincial government targeted social gatherings as the main culprit. Six weeks later, it is turning its attentions to workplaces, which account for just under half the active outbreaks.