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Health Canada recalling more than 50 hand sanitizers in evolving list

Health Canada recalling more than 50 hand sanitizers in evolving list

Canadians should consult the list regularly
COVID-19 vaccine efforts provide hope but no silver bullet to stop pandemic: Tam

COVID-19 vaccine efforts provide hope but no silver bullet to stop pandemic: Tam

People must remain focused on strong public health measures to control the outbreak
Can you get the coronavirus from secondhand smoke?

Can you get the coronavirus from secondhand smoke?

Updated: From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

Updated: From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

Alberta plans to fully reopen schools from kindergarten to Grade 12 this fall.
Vietnam reports 1st ever virus death after renewed outbreak

Vietnam reports 1st ever virus death after renewed outbreak

More than 100 new cases have been confirmed in the past week
Canadians can now download new COVID-19 exposure-alert smartphone app

Canadians can now download new COVID-19 exposure-alert smartphone app

App is completely voluntary to download and to use, Trudeau says
Tam says feds, experts discussing COVID-19 vaccine orders amid concerns of delay

Tam says feds, experts discussing COVID-19 vaccine orders amid concerns of delay

Health Canada approves remdesivir to treat severe COVID-19 symptoms

Health Canada approves remdesivir to treat severe COVID-19 symptoms

Drug has been shown to shorten hospital stays
Canadian parents divided over sending kids back to school: Poll

Canadian parents divided over sending kids back to school: Poll

Parents in Alberta were most likely to keep their kids home while those in B.C. were most likely to be undecided.
Senate approves bill on wage subsidy, disability payments for COVID-19

Senate approves bill on wage subsidy, disability payments for COVID-19

The bill increases the maximum support available to the hardest-hit employers