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Health officials sound alarm over looming shortage of protective gear

Health officials sound alarm over looming shortage of protective gear

TORONTO — A southwestern Ontario city and a nearby county have joined hospitals and health-care associations in their call out to communities for face masks and other protective gear to help during the COVID-19 crisis.
Caution on chloroquine as Canada joins global drug-testing effort: Tam

Caution on chloroquine as Canada joins global drug-testing effort: Tam

OTTAWA — As Canada takes part in a rapid global test of multiple drugs that might be promising for treating COVID-19, the country's top public health official is warning not to prejudge outcomes and cautioning against the dangers of using unproven th
Military says no link between movement of armoured vehicles and COVID crisis

Military says no link between movement of armoured vehicles and COVID crisis

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is shooting down suggestions of a link between the movement of a large number of army trucks and armoured vehicles and the COVID-19 crisis, after video of the vehicles spurred questions about a potential military mo
COVID 19 surges and hospital donations; In The News for March 23

COVID 19 surges and hospital donations; In The News for March 23

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 March 23 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
A new breed of celebrity in the age of COVID-19: the chief medical officer

A new breed of celebrity in the age of COVID-19: the chief medical officer

Day after day, premiers have announced new restrictions on Canadians' civil liberties that they say are critical to limiting the spread of COVID-19.
The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 11:05 p.m. on March 22, 2020: There are 1472 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.

Yukon reports first 2 cases of COVID-19 in couple who had travelled to U.S.

Yukon's chief medical health officer says the territory has its first two cases of COVID-19. Dr. Brendan Hanley says a couple from Whitehorse who attended a conference in the U.S. were tested upon their return.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 10:50 p.m. A local public health unit is reporting Ontario's sixth COVID-19-related death.
CP NewsAlert: Canada refuses to go to Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics in 2020

CP NewsAlert: Canada refuses to go to Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics in 2020

TORONTO — Canada won't participate in the Tokyo Olympics or Paralympics — at least this summer.
Feds launch ad campaign urging social distancing, hygiene during COVID-19 crisis

Feds launch ad campaign urging social distancing, hygiene during COVID-19 crisis

OTTAWA — The federal government is launching a $30-million national ad campaign Monday to urge every Canadian to do their bit to help prevent the spread of the deadly COVID-19 virus.