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As we enter The Great Unknown, the second wave of COVID-19, is Canada better prepared than we were before?

Article content continued In addition to the sheer magnitude of the backlog, “obviously, the impact on our patients has been a profound one,” Irish says. As Canada prepares for the great unknown, a predicted resurgence of COVID-19 in the coming weeks and months, that is one lesson that can be taken from the first ripple.… Read More »

GenderSci Lab finds more than biology influences COVID risk

More men than women are dying of COVID-19. Some scientists think sex-specific hormones explain this difference, but researchers at Harvard say we need to look closely at how biology and social context affect health in people of all genders. To do that, the Harvard GenderSci Lab created the US Gender/Sex COVID-19 Data Tracker. Sarah Richardson,… Read More »

More than 80% of cross-border travellers are exempt from COVID-19 quarantine rules, government says

Article content continued Everyone else who is not exempted receives three emails — on the fourth, eighth and eleventh days of their quarantine period. Recorded phone messages go out on the eighth and eleventh day. And 175,723 people have received live calls from a trained “screening officer,” who rates the person’s compliance through a series… Read More »