Why COVID-19 may now feel like a 'bad cold' — with headache, runny nose among most-reported symptoms
News/Health: The most-reported symptoms of COVID-19 are now a headache, sore throat, and runny nose, according to the team behind a U.K. symptom tracking app, and experts believe various factors may be causing the shift to milder, cold-like reactions.
Canada expects to have enough doses by the end of July to fully vaccinate everyone eligible
News/Politics: Public Services and Procurement Minister Anita Anand announced today that Canada will have enough product on hand by August to fully vaccinate every person eligible for a shot.
Trudeau says AstraZeneca recipients will 'not be disadvantaged' when they travel
News/Politics: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today his government is working with the U.S. and other international partners to ensure that AstraZeneca vaccine recipients face few barriers when they travel abroad.
Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Friday
News/World: Israel said Friday it will transfer around one million doses of soon-to-expire coronavirus vaccines to the Palestinian Authority in exchange for a similar number of doses the Palestinians expect to receive later this year.
Vaccine committee says provinces should give AstraZeneca recipients a different vaccine for second dose
News/Politics: The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) is recommending the provinces stop administering the AstraZeneca vaccine in most cases — even as booster shots for people who've already received first doses of the product.
Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday
News/World: Japan on Thursday announced the easing of a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and six other areas from next week, with new daily cases falling just as the country begins final preparations for the Olympics starting in just over a month.
Cosmetics and 'forever chemicals': Breaking down new findings on PFAS in makeup
News/Science: People who wear cosmetics such as lipstick or mascara may be absorbing or licking up potentially harmful ingredients that last 'forever' in the environment, a new study suggests. Here's what you should know about PFAS.
'Sporadic' COVID-19 cases may have occurred in late 2019 in U.S., researchers suggest
News/Health: A new analysis of blood samples from 24,000 Americans taken early last year is the latest and largest study to suggest the new coronavirus may have popped up in the U.S. in December 2019 — weeks before cases were first recognized by health officials.
Vaccines dominate Trudeau's final day of international trip
News/Politics: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has wrapped up a mini-summit with leaders of the European Union that was part business, part thank-you for co-operation in securing Canada a share of European-manufactured coronavirus vaccines.
Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Tuesday
News/World: The British government fended off calls Tuesday to provide more financial support to businesses and workers who will suffer financially from its decision to delay the relaxation of coronavirus restrictions in England by four weeks to July 19.
'There's a lot of anxiety rising. Everybody's getting scared': Kashechewan at COVID-19 breaking point
News/Canada/Sudbury: COVID-19 is bringing Ontario's James Bay community of Kashechewan to the breaking point. As of Tuesday, there were 216 active cases in the remote northeastern First Nation, most of them children. About half a dozen are so sick, they were airlifted to a hospital in Kingston.