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Researchers to study whether plasma of recovered patients can treat COVID-19

Researchers to study whether plasma of recovered patients can treat COVID-19

MONTREAL — Researchers from across Canada will collaborate on a vast clinical trial to study whether the plasma of recovered patients can be used to treat COVID-19.
StatCan to detail March jobs and WHO on defensive; In The News for April 9

StatCan to detail March jobs and WHO on defensive; In The News for April 9

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of April 9 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on April 9, 2020: There are 19,291 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
A look at some of the Canadians who have lost their lives to COVID-19

A look at some of the Canadians who have lost their lives to COVID-19

COVID-19 has sickened thousands of Canadians from coast to coast and killed more than 340.
People needing addiction services feeling 'abandoned' during pandemic

People needing addiction services feeling 'abandoned' during pandemic

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's former provincial health officer says he has "grave concerns" about reduced services because of COVID-19 for people struggling with drug addiction, while the manager of a supervised consumption site in Toronto says peop

Lawyers, advocate call for inmate release before COVID-19 spreads

The number COVID-19 cases in prisons is rising, prompting Canada's criminal lawyers and an inmate advocacy group to call on the federal and provincial governments to reduce the number of people in the institutions.
Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory.
StatCan set to release March jobs numbers, and window on COVID-19 crisis

StatCan set to release March jobs numbers, and window on COVID-19 crisis

OTTAWA — Canada's national statistics agency is set this morning to release a snapshot of the labour force from March as the COVID-19 virus plunged the country into economic uncertainty.
'Heightened sense of anxiety:' Police increasingly face COVID-19 threats

'Heightened sense of anxiety:' Police increasingly face COVID-19 threats

The head of the Canadian Police Association says he is worried about the increasing number of COVID-19 threats officers face while responding to calls.
Feds to reveal grim jobless rate, projections for Canadian deaths from COVID-19

Feds to reveal grim jobless rate, projections for Canadian deaths from COVID-19

OTTAWA — Canadians will get a double-barrelled blast of grim news today: the first jobless numbers since the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered businesses from coast to coast as well as the first national picture of how bad the crisis could get and how long