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Recordings reveal WHO's analysis of pandemic in private

Recordings reveal WHO's analysis of pandemic in private

WHO has been sharply criticized for not taking a stronger and more vocal role in handling the pandemic
Legion, other veterans groups to get $20M to weather COVID-19

Legion, other veterans groups to get $20M to weather COVID-19

The $20 million was set aside in the government’s COVID-19 relief bill passed by Parliament last month
Medicago reports promising early Phase 1 test results of possible COVID-19 vaccine

Medicago reports promising early Phase 1 test results of possible COVID-19 vaccine

The federal government has signed a deal with Medicago to secure the rights to buy 76 million doses of its vaccine
Trudeau urges provinces to ask for help as COVID-19 cases surge

Trudeau urges provinces to ask for help as COVID-19 cases surge

Ontario hit a new daily case record Tuesday for the second time in three days
Two-thirds of Canadians would support a COVID-19 curfew if pandemic severe: Poll

Two-thirds of Canadians would support a COVID-19 curfew if pandemic severe: Poll

OTTAWA — More than two-thirds of Canadians say they would support a curfew if the COVID-19 pandemic became serious enough, according to a new poll.
Whales and other marine mammals susceptible to COVID-19 through wastewater: study

Whales and other marine mammals susceptible to COVID-19 through wastewater: study

HALIFAX — Humans first caught the virus that causes COVID-19 from animals and research now suggests it could also be the other way around.
Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine is looking 90% effective

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine is looking 90% effective

Pfizer Inc.
Trudeau says he hopes to see COVID-19 vaccines roll out in Canada in early 2021

Trudeau says he hopes to see COVID-19 vaccines roll out in Canada in early 2021

Early results from a large-scale trial show its vaccine is 90 per cent effective at combating the virus
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 10:48 a.m. EST on Nov. 8, 2020: There are 260,464 confirmed cases in Canada.
COVID-19 continues to surge in parts of Canada, new daily high reported in Ontario

COVID-19 continues to surge in parts of Canada, new daily high reported in Ontario

The number of COVID-19 cases continued to soar in parts of Canada on Saturday, with Alberta and Ontario reaching new daily highs and British Columbia imposing significant new restrictions in the most populous part of the province.