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Are you loving your liver?

Are you loving your liver?

Liver disease often has no symptoms until the very late stages
What is contact tracing, and how does it work with COVID-19?

What is contact tracing, and how does it work with COVID-19?

What is contact tracing, and how does it work with COVID-19? The goal of contact tracing is to alert people who may have been exposed to someone with the coronavirus, and prevent them from spreading it to others.
Trump gets experimental drug aimed at curbing severe illness

Trump gets experimental drug aimed at curbing severe illness

The experimental antibody drug given to President Donald Trump has been called one of the most promising approaches to preventing serious illness from a COVID-19 infection. Its maker, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.
How long could I be contagious before a positive virus test?

How long could I be contagious before a positive virus test?

How long could I be contagious before a positive virus test? Studies have shown that people may be contagious for about two days before developing COVID-19 symptoms.
Airline unions call on Ottawa for $7 billion in loans for ailing industry

Airline unions call on Ottawa for $7 billion in loans for ailing industry

Labour leaders are calling on Ottawa to provide immediate financial aid and rapid viral testing to an airline industry devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Latest: Kellyanne Conway tests positive for coronavirus

The Latest: Kellyanne Conway tests positive for coronavirus

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump testing positive for the coronavirus and being hospitalized (all times EDT): 10:25 p.m.
Suncor Energy says it will cut 10 to 15 per cent of its workforce over next 18 months

Suncor Energy says it will cut 10 to 15 per cent of its workforce over next 18 months

CALGARY — Oilsands and retail fuel giant Suncor Energy Inc. says it will eliminate as many as 1,930 jobs over the next 18 months as a result of cost-cutting to deal with low oil prices and market volatility.
Harvey Weinstein charged with 3 more rapes in California

Harvey Weinstein charged with 3 more rapes in California

LOS ANGELES — Harvey Weinstein was charged Friday with the rape of two more women. The former movie mogul now faces 11 sexual assault counts involving five women in California as he serves prison time in New York, Los Angeles County prosecutors said.
COVID-19 aid bill now law after clearing Senate due to compromise on hybrid sittings

COVID-19 aid bill now law after clearing Senate due to compromise on hybrid sittings

OTTAWA — A bill authorizing new benefits for workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic received royal assent Friday, assuring continued financial support now that the Canada Emergency Response Benefit has come to an end.
Siblings, grandparents among those to be let in to Canada under new COVID-19 rules

Siblings, grandparents among those to be let in to Canada under new COVID-19 rules

OTTAWA — People desperate to bring extended family members to Canada as the world remains locked down due to COVID-19 are being given some hope by the federal government.