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CP NewsAlert: Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid tests positive for COVID-19

CP NewsAlert: Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid tests positive for COVID-19

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers say Connor McDavid has tested positive for COVID-19. The team says the captain is self-quarantining at home and experiencing mild symptoms. More details to come. The Canadian Press
Alberta's top doctor concerned as COVID-19 cases surge in Edmonton area

Alberta's top doctor concerned as COVID-19 cases surge in Edmonton area

EDMONTON — Alberta's top doctor says she's concerned about a surge in COVID-19 cases in Edmonton and is alarmed that many people are going to work or socializing while sick.
Tam urges Thanksgiving caution amid recent rise in cases of COVID-19

Tam urges Thanksgiving caution amid recent rise in cases of COVID-19

Plan ahead to make sure this year's Thanksgiving holiday is safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada's top public health officer urged on Sunday as case counts continued to soar in several parts of the country. Dr.
WHO: 10% of world's people may have been infected with virus

WHO: 10% of world's people may have been infected with virus

GENEVA — The head of emergencies at the World Health Organization said Monday the agency's “best estimates” indicate roughly 1 in 10 people worldwide may have been infected by the coronavirus — more than 20 times the number of confirmed cases — and w
U of A researcher shares Nobel prize for hepatitis C virus discovery

U of A researcher shares Nobel prize for hepatitis C virus discovery

STOCKHOLM — British scientist Michael Houghton, who works at the University of Alberta, and Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice were awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology on Monday for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus.
Youth facing murder charge after assault on 13-year-old girl in Edmonton

Youth facing murder charge after assault on 13-year-old girl in Edmonton

EDMONTON — Police in Edmonton say a youth has been charged with murder in the death of a 13-year-old girl. Officers were called to an assault Friday night in the city's northeast. Police say the girl was found with serious injuries.
Trump, still infectious, back at White House -- without mask

Trump, still infectious, back at White House -- without mask

BETHESDA, Md. — President Donald Trump staged a dramatic return to the White House Monday night after leaving the military hospital where he has been receiving an unprecedented level of care for COVID-19.
Female grizzly defending cub attacks hiker in Kananaskis Country

Female grizzly defending cub attacks hiker in Kananaskis Country

“The mother bear swatted him and knocked him down. He put his arm up, and it grabbed him by the elbow, bit him. He played dead, the bear dropped him and ran off, and he laid there for 10 minutes.”
COVID-19 'long hauler' copes with painful, lingering symptoms

COVID-19 'long hauler' copes with painful, lingering symptoms

Deb Eleniak takes up to four Tylenol Extra Strength everyday to try to cope with a long list of lingering symptoms she suffers due to COVID-19.
Record-breaking California wildfires surpass 4 million acres

Record-breaking California wildfires surpass 4 million acres

SAN FRANCISCO — Deadly wildfires in California have burned more than 4 million acres (6,250 square miles) this year — more than double the previous record for the most land burned in a single year in the state.