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Explaining the difference between a virus variant, strain and mutation

A medical worker wearing protective gear enters the treatment hall of a temporary hospital for coronavirus patients in the Krylatskoye Ice Palace in Moscow, Russia, Nov. 18, 2020. (AP) “… all currently known variants of COVID-19 belong to the SARS-CoV-2 … Continue reading

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‘No one should die alone’: This woman gave 49 people a hand to hold in their final moments before dying of COVID-19

Since the spring, 51 residents have died of COVID-19 at the Kitchener, Ont., long-term care home where Julie Streit has borne witness to the pandemic’s terrible price https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-since-the-spring-51-residents-have-died-of-covid-19-at-this-kitchener/

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Moderna says its vaccine shows strong results against COVID-19

Moderna says its vaccine shows strong results against COVID-19 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-moderna-says-its-vaccine-shows-strong-results-against-covid-19/

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How an Australian state beat its second wave of COVID-19

How an Australian state beat its second wave of COVID-19 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-how-an-australian-state-beat-its-second-wave-of-covid-19/

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Michigan family charged in shooting death of security guard enforcing mask policy

Published May 5, 2020By The Associated PressStaff https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/michigan-family-charged-in-shooting-death-of-security-guard-enforcing-mask-policy-1.4925325

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Tech companies are proposing Canada use phone apps to track spread of coronavirus

One suggested app is being used in Singapore and uses bluetooth vs GPS. They feel confident in it and other measures they taking to leave schools, restaurants and other services open. 5 million people, 1000 confirmed cases and 3 deaths. … Continue reading

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Will fear or rational thinking dominate as the COVID-19 virus outbreak plays out?

CTV news Mar 15 2020 — Comments I noticed last week in at least Winnipeg that panic buying started at Costco, Walmart and Superstore. Safeway, Coop and Sobeys were less affected initially. Not sure if demographics may have had something … Continue reading

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China’s coronavirus outbreak exposes perils of country’s exotic wildlife trade

China’s coronavirus outbreak exposes perils of country’s exotic wildlife trade For Globe Subscribers https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-chinas-coronavirus-outbreak-exposes-perils-of-countrys-exotic/ Public https://www.theguardian.pe.ca/news/world/chinas-latest-virus-outbreak-exposes-perils-of-exotic-wildlife-trade-401792/

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