Coronavirus variants are testing the limits of what we once thought was safe in Canada
News/Health: The rapid spread of more contagious coronavirus variants across Canada is driving a devastating third wave in much of the country and increasing the level of risk in situations previously thought to be relatively safe from COVID-19.
A year after COVID-19 superspreader, family finds closure
Carole Rae Woodmansee died a year ago from complications of COVID-19 after contracting it during a choir practice that sickened 53 people and killed two — a superspreader event that would become one of the most pivotal transmission episodes in understanding the virus
'If you're sick, stay home' is a non-starter for many Canadians
News/Canada: Most Canadian workers still feel like they can't stay home from work, even if they are worried they might have COVID-19. Despite growing demands for better paid sick leave, most Canadians still have inadequate coverage.
Manitoba reports 1st variant death as more infectious coronavirus strains become more prevalent
News/Canada/Manitoba: Roughly one in every four COVID-19 cases in Winnipeg is now caused by a coronavirus variant, Manitoba's chief public health officer said on Thursday, as the province reported its first known death linked to one of the more contagious strains.
1 in 10 coronavirus survivors deal with lingering symptoms months after mild illness, study finds
A study focused on health care workers over the last year found that up to 1 in 10 who experienced a mild case of coronavirus was still dealing with a lingering symptom that negatively impacts their life eight months after their illness resolved.