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With children going back to school across the country, some infectious disease experts say it’s time to rethink our social bubbles in order to protect our most vulnerable populations from contracting COVID-19. That could mean veering back to virtual visits for grandma and grandpa, or at the very least, reintroducing distancing and mask-wearing when seeing
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Summer’s almost over, but that doesn’t mean we still can’t get outdoors — even during the coronavirus pandemic. You can still safely enjoy a weekend getaway this fall across the country, says travel expert Heather Davis. Davis recently joined Jeff McArthur and Carolyn Mackenzie of Global News’ The Morning Show and shared the best road
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The coronavirus pandemic is making both parents and educators rethink what back to school will look like. If you’re sending your child back this season, there may be some concern around safety. Speaking with hosts Jeff McArthur and Carolyn Mackenzie of Global News’ The Morning Show, infectious diseases expert Dr. Isaac Bogoch went through some
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Canada’s top doctor on Friday offered some advice to those grappling with whether it’s a good idea to attend various events amid the coronavirus pandemic. “Canadians should ask themselves some quick check questions — two about their risk factors and two about the location of the event or activity they’re thinking of attending,” Canada’s chief public
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He dedicated his career to saving the lives of others as a volunteer firefighter and primary care paramedic in Banff National Park, but two-and-a-half years ago, JP Middleton’s journey would pivot forever. “It’s a feeling of absolute helplessness. You’re lying there and you can’t move your lower body,” the married father-of-two said. “I was stuck
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Between Alberta’s economic downturn and the Fort McMurray wildfires, Edmonton’s Food Bank was pushed to the limit in 2016. The organization bolstered staff and volunteers and purchased trucks to meet the needs of thousands of hungry families. READ MORE: Fort McMurray food bank struggles to meet ‘off the charts’ demand Four years later, the demand remains
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GENEVA — The emergency authorization of COVID-19 vaccines requires a “great deal of seriousness and reflection,” the World Health Organization said on Monday after the United States announced it was considering fast-tracking candidate drugs. Although every country had the right to approve drugs without completing full trials, “it is not something that you do very
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Face masks help reduce coronavirus transmission, which has prompted mandates and expert recommendations for their use where social distancing is difficult. As the world emerges from shutdowns, wearing face masks for extended periods of time in settings such as offices will increase. While these protective measures are essential to combating COVID-19’s spread, a new phenomenon
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ATLANTA — New guidance from U.S. President Donald Trump‘s administration that declares teachers to be “critical infrastructure workers” could give the green light to exempting teachers from quarantine requirements after being exposed to COVID-19 and instead send them back into the classroom. Keeping teachers without symptoms in the classroom, as a handful of school districts
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