New case of COVID-19 confirmed in Toronto

TORONTO -- Health officials in Ontario have confirmed a new case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Toronto. On Feb. 24, a woman in her 60s presented herself to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre's emergency department with a travel history to...

COVID-19: What’s happening around the world

The latest:  WHO director says COVID-19 cases outside China 'deeply concerning' but does not label outbreak a pandemic. South Korea case number rises to 1,261, with most cases in and around city of Daegu. Japanese PM urges sports and cultural...

N.B. paramedics to team up with nurses to make palliative care house calls

MONCTON -- Paramedics across New Brunswick will soon be teaming up with nurses to provide joint palliative care to patients in the province. "What we're doing is adding paramedics into that circle of care, so that paramedics will now be...

U.S. Soldier Tests Positive for Virus in South Korea

ImageThe entrance to Camp Walker, a U.S. Army base in Daegu, South Korea, on Thursday. A U.S. soldier found to be infected with the coronavirus had visited the base on Monday.Credit...Kim Hyun-Tae/Yonhap, via Associated PressU.S. military reports its first coronavirus...

​In Coronavirus Crisis, Korean City Tries Openness, a Contrast to China

DAEGU, South Korea — The usually crowded shopping and partying district in this city of 2.4 million is quieter these days after officials urged citizens to stay home to contain an explosive outbreak of the coronavirus. But many restaurants and...

How to prepare for coronavirus in the U.S. (Spoiler: Not sick? No need to buy any masks.)

But here’s the thing: covid-19 may be novel, but you really don’t need to buy anything new or special to brace for it. In fact, The Washington Post spoke to epidemiology experts and they said the most important aspect of...

Globe braces for long battle against virus as cases spread

SEOUL, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF -- Scientists raced to find a treatment, crews scrubbed everything from money to buses, and quarantines were enforced Wednesday from a beachfront resort in the Atlantic to an uninhabited island in the Pacific as the world...

German Court Overturns Ban on Assisted Suicide

BERLIN — Germany’s highest court on Wednesday overturned a ban on medically assisted suicide, adding to a long-simmering debate about euthanasia and the role of professionals in end-of-life decisions in a country with Nazi ties to the practice.The Federal Constitutional...

South Korean virus cases jump again, U.S. military confirms 1st case

SEOUL, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF -- South Korean virus cases jumped again Wednesday and the U.S. military confirmed its first case among American soldiers based in the Asian country, with his case and many others connected to a southeastern city with...

Iran raises its death toll to 19 amid 139 coronavirus cases

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -- Iran's president said Tehran has no immediate plans to quarantine cities over the new coronavirus rapidly spreading across the country, even as the Islamic Republic suffers the highest death toll outside of China with 19...
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