Canadian hospitals getting ‘creative’ to expand COVID-19 care facilities

The world marvelled at China's ability to build a two-storey, 645,000-square-foot hospital in 10 days.With many experts predicting a surge in COVID-19 cases here in the next couple of weeks, many Canadian hospitals are also looking for constructive solutions as they...

Canadian officials say isolation orders will be in place ‘for a long time’

The latest:A new month means a fresh set of bills for Canadian families and businesses struggling with the health and financial fallout from the global coronavirus pandemic. With case numbers rising, several provinces have made moves recently to extend orders aimed...

‘Never Thought I Would Need It’: Americans Put Pride Aside to Seek Aid

The cars arrived at the food bank in southern Dallas in a stream — a minivan, a Chevrolet Tahoe, a sedan with a busted window, a Jaguar of unclear vintage. Inside the vehicles sat people who scarcely could believe they...

Long-term care homes are worrisome COVID-19 hotspots

Monday's news of a deadly outbreak of COVID-19 in a long-term care home in Ontario has once again put the spotlight on how these facilities are coping with the pandemic, and what measures are being taken to protect their residents.The...

Leading with her heart: Long before COVID-19, Deena Hinshaw was making an impression

Late Monday afternoon, Dr. Deena Hinshaw stepped up to the podium at the Federal Building for her daily COVID-19 address, speaking to thousands of Albertans who were watching from their homes. She wore a red dress and matching red-framed glasses. More importantly,...

They Made New Lives in the U.S. The Coronavirus Sent Them Fleeing.

SYDNEY, Australia — As countries began sealing their borders against the coronavirus and airlines rapidly slashed flights, Isabel Lo, who is due to give birth in July, had a decision to make: rely on the American health care system or...

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.N. Warns of Global Instability and Conflict

Here’s what you need to know:ImageTriage tents outside Mount Sinai Hospital in New York on Tuesday.Credit...Juan Arredondo for The New York TimesAmericans are told to brace for “very, very painful” period, and U.N. says virus threatens global stability.The United Nations...

UN chief says world facing worst crisis since Second World War

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES -- The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic continued to worsen Wednesday despite unprecedented lockdowns, as the head of the United Nations sounded the alarm on what he said was humanity's worst crisis since the Second...

The Spiky Blob Seen Around the World

How many times have you seen the image? It looms behind newscasters during evening updates, gets handed out on printed fliers and scrolls by in tweet after tweet. It might even show up in your dreams.But for Alissa Eckert —...

They Made a New Life in the U.S. The Coronavirus Sent Them Fleeing.

SYDNEY, Australia — As countries began sealing their borders against the coronavirus and airlines rapidly slashed flights, Isabel Lo, who is due to give birth in July, had a decision to make: rely on the American health care system or...
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