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Models are not ‘crystal balls,’ says Canada’s top doctor

Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam says models that attempt to predict how many

‘Millions of masks’ expected to land in Canada as 3M faces pressure over equipment exports

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is due to receive a shipment of “millions of masks”

How will the global coronavirus pandemic end?

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news

How Canada compares with other countries in flattening the curve

We’ve selected 10 countries, including Canada, to examine the growth of COVID-19 cases over time to

Governments scramble to limit spread of coronavirus, secure critical supplies

The latest:  As global reported coronavirus case numbers pass one million — including 12,549 known cases in

As COVID-19 rips through nursing homes, some tell loved ones there’s ‘no benefit’ to sending ill to hospital

As news broke of coronavirus outbreaks in long-term care homes, Dana Schmidt got a phone call

Ontario to release ‘stark’ COVID-19 projections today

Provincial health experts are expected to provide a briefing Friday on modelling projections for the spread

Premiers pull together over shortage of COVID-19 medical supplies

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a virtual meeting with Canada’s premiers this evening about the pressing need for

Health-care workers make up 1 in 10 known cases of COVID-19 in Ontario

Health-care workers make up roughly one in every 10 of the known COVID-19 cases in Ontario,

Canada now has more than 10,000 cases of COVID-19

The latest:  The number of reported cases of COVID-19 in Canada has passed 11,000, a new