Tag Archives: covid-19

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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Will unvaccinated Canadians finally hold their governments to account? | National Post

Chris Selley Employees bottle a potential COVID vaccine in Germany. It seems Canadians are nowhere near the front of the line for COVID-19 vaccines. PHOTO BY HENDRIK SCHMIDT-POOL/GETTY IMAGES PHOTO BY HENDRIK SCHMIDT-POOL/GETTY IMAGES https://nationalpost.com/opinion/chris-selley-will-unvaccinated-canadians-finally-hold-their-governments-to-account

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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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Court challenge launched over Ontario disclosure of COVID-19 testing with police

Court challenge launched over Ontario disclosure of COVID-19 testing with police https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-court-challenge-launched-over-ontario-disclosure-of-covid-19-testing/ Safety of first responders is important and so is preventing misuse of private health information. Hopefully they can find the right balance and have independent and effective oversight … Continue reading

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Alberta flooded with applications for grants to clean up inactive oil and gas wells

Calgary’s Scott Darling, who owns two oil-well service companies – Performance Energy Services and Performance Production Services – is hoping to participate in Alberta’s Site Rehabilitation Program. Todd Korol/The Globe and Mail May 25 2020 Alberta flooded with applications for … Continue reading

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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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The Covid-19 pandemic has allowed Mother Nature to remind us what less human pollution looks like

The view of the Himalayan mountain chain’s Dhauladhar range is a rarity in country with a documented air quality problem. The stunning scene was captured by a biologist that works in Venice Clear skies near the Himalayas, in California and … Continue reading

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Revealed: ‘former Vodafone executive’ in 5G conspiracy video is UK pastor

Link to article in The Guardian plus added commentary — Jim Waterson Media editor Fri 24 Apr 2020 … Jonathon James, who regularly preached at churches in Bedfordshire, is the previously unidentified individual who reached millions of people with his … Continue reading

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