Recall of Daily Shield hand sanitizer expanded, Bio Life licence suspended
Found to contain less than the recommended amount of ethanol, decreases the product’s effectiveness at killing bacteria and viruses.
Alberta researcher shares Nobel prize for hep C virus discovery
Three winners allowed the rapid development of antiviral drugs directed at the disease.
Leaders to UN: If virus doesn’t kill us, climate change will
Coronavirus has diverted resources and attention from what could have been the marquee issue.
US not joining global effort to find COVID-19 vaccine
Trump doesn’t ant to be “constrained” by multilateral groups, claims the WHO is heavily influenced by China.
Health Canada now to review applications for COVID-19 home tests
Reversal because official “misspoke” in confirming applications for home testing kits would not be reviewed.
As virus rebounds in France, Macron bristles at border rules
Travelling to family gatherings and dance parties blamed for fuelling the recent rise in cases.
UN cautions virus plasma treatment still experimental
WHO considers plasma therapy to be experimental and that it should continue to be evaluated.
BC study suggests 8 times more people infected with virus than confirmed
Prevalence rate applied to the provincial population could mean 28,000 had the coronavirus versus 3,149 cases confirmed to date.
Scientists urge WHO to acknowledge virus can spread in air
UN health agency said it is aware of the article and is reviewing it with technical experts.
Race for virus vaccine could leave some countries behind
Numerous rich countries have already ordered experimental shots and expect delivery even before vaccines are granted marketing approval.
Vaccinations skipped during virus shutdown may lead to other outbreaks
WHO estimates 117 million people worldwide will miss out on vaccinations for preventable diseases due to COVID-19.
Trudeau to join global COVID-19 vaccine fundraiser
Calls for fair access to ensure any new vaccine is distributed to poor countries.
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Feds pour $1.1B into COVID-19 vaccine development, tracking of cases
Task force created to oversee blood-test surveys to see how widely the virus has spread in Canada.
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