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‘Do our lives count for less?’: Coronavirus shows gaps in Canada’s disability aid, experts say

Karyn Keith says she isn’t asking for much. All she wants is the same support she’d receive if she was out of a job...

Scotland reimposes coronavirus lockdown in Aberdeen after ‘cluster’ of new cases – National

Officials in Scotland ordered bars, cafes and restaurants in the city of Aberdeen to close Wednesday, reimposing anti-virus restrictions after a cluster of 54...

Drugmakers will have tens of millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses by early 2021: Fauci – National

Drugmakers will likely have tens of millions of doses of a coronavirus vaccine in the early part of next year, with production ramping up so that it hits a billion doses by the end of 2021,...

Canada reports 396 new coronavirus infections, 4 deaths; total cases top 118K – National

The number of novel coronavirus cases in Canada topped 118,000 on Wednesday, as the country recorded 396 new cases.Provincial and territorial health authorities also confirmed...

Done properly, night curfews can be helpful in curbing coronavirus outbreaks, experts say – National

Night curfews have been implemented in various countries around the world to help curb novel coronavirus outbreaks.In Australia’s Victoria, a late night curfew was...

Test results ‘inconclusive’ for North Korea’s 1st suspected coronavirus case: WHO – National

North Korea’s test results for a man suspected of being the country’s first coronavirus case were inconclusive, though authorities have quarantined more than 3,635...

Teladoc Health absorbs chronic care company Livongo in $18.5B merger

Digital health titans Teladoc Health and Livongo are merging under the Teladoc name. The deal values the 12-year-old digital chronic care-management company Livongo at...

B.C. reports 47 cases of COVID-19, five days with no new deaths

Health officials on Wednesday reported 47 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C. and no new deaths.This brought the total in the province to 3,834...

Ancestry.com’s ownership changes hands to PE firm Blackstone

Private equity firm Blackstone is set to acquire a majority share of consumer-genomics company Ancestry for $4.7 billion. The firm, which is currently owned by...

Major U.S. Health Insurers Report Big Profits, Benefiting From the Pandemic

So no one should count on getting money from this year’s burgeoning insurance profits anytime soon.And the financial outlook for the year is still...

Florida surpasses 500K coronavirus cases as testing resumes after tropical storm – National

Florida surpassed 500,000 coronavirus cases Wednesday as testing ramped up following a temporary shutdown of some sites because of Tropical Storm Isaias, state officials...

Apple & UCLA kick off device-driven depression and anxiety study

The University of California, Los Angeles announced yesterday the launch of an Apple-backed study that will use the tech company's devices to measure how...

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Coronavirus: Concerns over global drug shortage prompts London, Ont., sedatives study

As the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19 in the fall raises increased concern over the potential for global drug shortages, a team...

London Public Library branches prepare to open for in-person services

Starting next week, four London Public Library (LPL) branches will open to provide in-person access to limited services for the first time since closing...

Coronavirus: Africa now over 3M cases, but millions still untested – National

JOHANNESBURG — Africa’s confirmed coronavirus cases have surpassed one million, but global health experts say the true toll is likely several times higher, reflecting...

US’ first Apple-Google COVID-19 tracing app goes live in Virginia

The first U.S. COVID-19 contact tracing app built on Apple and Google's Exposure Notifications system tools has launched in the state of Virginia. The free...

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