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What’s the germiest surface in a supermarket? You might be surprised

In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s biggest grocery store chains have increased their cleaning

Why our immune system might be better at fighting COVID-19 than we think

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of health and medical science news emailed to subscribers

Popular anti-anxiety medications need stronger warning labels, Health Canada says

Health Canada has asked pharmaceutical companies to put stronger safety labels on benzodiazepines and other sedative

Widespread closures in Winnipeg as region moves to code red pandemic response starting Monday

Broad shutdowns will start in Winnipeg and surrounding areas on Monday as Manitoba moves its capital

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Oct. 30

The latest: Health officials across Canada continue to warn about the risks of gatherings as a

Death of elderly woman who attended birthday party highlighted, as B.C. announces 234 new cases of COVID-19

A woman in her 80s who contracted COVID-19 at a birthday party is the latest person

Health officials reveal new projections as Ontario sees 934 more COVID-19 cases

New provincial projections for COVID-19 spread released Thursday show that virus growth in Ontario is slowing and

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday

The latest: French doctors expressed relief but business owners were in despair as France prepared Thursday

Canadian ICUs brace for COVID-19 resurgence on top of the flu

Intensive care physicians and nurses share their concerns as they brace for an influx of patients

The other numbers behind Canada’s 10,000 pandemic deaths

Canada hit another milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday, when the death toll reached 10,000