Tylenol shortage: How far parents are going for medicine

Tylenol shortage: How far parents are going for medicine

With three of her six children now sick with a cold, Stephanie Goddard says a shortage of children’s medication across Canada is making her panic. “I can’t find Children’s liquid Advil or Tylenol anywhere,” she told CTVNews.ca in a telephone interview on Wednesday. “And knowing the flu season is right around the corner… my anxiety … Read more

Canadians’ Alcohol Intake Changed During the Pandemic

Canadians’ Alcohol Intake Changed During the Pandemic

Similar percentages of Canadians increased and decreased their alcohol consumption during the first two waves of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, according to new research. In an examination of data for almost 30,000 participants in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA), 13% reported increased alcohol consumption, and 13.3% reported decreased consumption. Dr Jacqueline McMillan … Read more

How the COVID-19 pandemic affected mental health and wellbeing, key determinants of health, and health inequities

How the COVID-19 pandemic affected mental health and wellbeing, key determinants of health, and health inequities

A new study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server investigated the effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on mental health, the important health determinants, and disparities resulting from such effects. To fully understand these effects, the researchers designed a pan-Canadian population-based prospective COVID-19: HEalth and Social Inequities across Neighborhoods (COHESION) cohort. Study: How … Read more

Coronavirus Update: U.S. regulators commit to updating vaccines for fall, but will they arrive in time?

Coronavirus Update: U.S. regulators commit to updating vaccines for fall, but will they arrive in time?

Compartir Bookmark Please log in to bookmark this story.log inCreate Free Account Good evening, these are the top coronavirus headlines tonight: top headline: In a bid to match the latest forms of COVID-19, the US Food and Drug Administration asked vaccine manufacturers to tailor their new shots to the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants – but … Read more

Today’s coronavirus news: Hundreds of flights worldwide cancelled over the weekend

Today’s coronavirus news: Hundreds of flights worldwide cancelled over the weekend

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Monday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 6 am Novavax hitched its wagon to the global coronavirus pandemic. Before most Americans truly grasped the scope of the danger, the small Maryland biotech startup had secured $1.6 … Read more

Quebec reopens stores on Sundays as province sets to expand COVID-19 passport this week – Montreal

Quebec reopens stores on Sundays as province sets to expand COVID-19 passport this week – Montreal

Sunday shoppers streamed back into Quebec stores for the first time in three weeks as a measure meant to curb soaring COVID-19-related hospitalization rates in the province came to an end amid declining patient numbers. Most Quebec stores reopened their doors following a three-week ban on Sunday shopping imposed by the government in a bid … Read more

Food, hugs and fuel keep Canada truckers in it for long haul

Food, hugs and fuel keep Canada truckers in it for long haul

Canadian flags emblazoned with “f— Trudeau” have filled the country’s capital. Signs reading “enough is enough” and “freedom of choice” have been affixed to the gates around parliament, which has become a makeshift camp ground with large boxes of toothpaste packets, toilet paper and other essential supplies. Similar blockades have sprung up in Toronto, Edmonton … Read more

Canadian dollar notches two-week high as China restrictions ease

Canadian dollar notches two-week high as China restrictions ease

The Canadian dollar strengthened to its highest level in two weeks against its US counterpart on Thursday as China eased restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus and the greenback broadly fell. The loonie was trading 0.8% higher at 1.2790 to the greenback, or 78.19 US cents, after touching its strongest level since May … Read more

Shanghai re-tightens on COVID-19, frustrating trapped residents

Shanghai re-tightens on COVID-19, frustrating trapped residents

BEIJING — The city of Shanghai is doubling down on pandemic restrictions after a brief period of loosening up, frustrating residents who were hoping a more than monthlong lockdown was finally easing as the number of new cases falls in China’s financial center. Teams in white protective suits have begun entering the homes of coronavirus-infected … Read more

Coronavirus Update: Grocery stores face temporary closings as staff fall sick, products delayed

Coronavirus Update: Grocery stores face temporary closings as staff fall sick, products delayed

good evening, here are the COVID-19 updates you need to know tonight. top headline: Grocery stores face temporary closings as staff fall sick, products delayed WestJet, Air Canada cancel flights as the Omicron variant takes toll on travel sector Hong Kong to kill 2,000 small animals after hamsters blamed for COVID-19 outbreak in closed-off city … Read more