Spain locked down hard to fight COVID-19 – now it’s preparing to live with the virus

When the coronavirus pandemic was first declared, Spaniards were ordered to stay home for more than…

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday

The latest: Austria’s parliament is due to vote Thursday on introducing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for…

Contaminated medical devices used in open heart surgery caused severe infection in patients

Paul Johnson always knew he’d need surgery on his heart after doctors discovered a defect in…

Vaccination plus infection offered most protection during Delta surge, U.S. study shows

Protection against the previously-dominant Delta variant was highest among people who were both vaccinated and had…

P.E.I. to replace pap tests with HPV tests — but COVID is delaying the switch

Changes are coming to cervical cancer screening for Island women, with a move from the traditional pap…

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Tuesday

The latest: COVID-19 hospitalizations hit new highs in Canada’s two most populous provinces, officials reported Tuesday, with…

Feds send nurses to Nunavut after territory reports another COVID-19 death

The federal government is providing Nunavut with three nurses and nine contact tracers to help handle…

Pfizer’s COVID-19 pill could have real impact in Canada — if we can roll it out fast enough

After Canada approved a new treatment for COVID-19, Pfizer’s highly effective oral therapeutic Paxlovid, experts are  hopeful the…

More than 1,000 Albertans in hospital with COVID-19

The number of Albertans in hospital with COVID-19 has surpassed 1,000, a milestone not seen since…