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CDC Report: Delta variant of COVID is as transmissible as chicken pox
  • An internal report from the U-S Centers for Disease Control suggests the delta variant of COVID-19 is much more contagious than previous forms of the disease.
  • The CDC says it's as transmissible as chicken pox and more than the common cold and seasonal flu.
  • PLUS: The federal government says getting a third COVID shot for travel to countries who don't allow mixing should only be permitted in exceptional and essential cases.
Yesterday at 07:25 AM
COVID cases still rising at Tokyo Olympics
  • 193 COVID-19 cases have been connected to the Olympic games so far, including 20 athletes.
  • 24 more cases were reported yesterday, as the city of Tokyo reported its highest single day total of the pandemic
  • PLUS: A new study shows immunity from the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine drops by about 13% after six months.
Jul 29, 2021, 07:53 AM
U.S. CDC reverses course on mask-wearing guidelines for fully-vaccinated Americans
  • PLUS: Experts are hoping, Simone Biles' decision to withdraw from the two Olympic events could help dispel some of the stigma around the issue of mental health in sports
Jul 28, 2021, 06:14 AM
Voluntary recall issued for Frank's RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning
  • PLUS: Drinking a small amount of alcohol each day can be good for your heart, even if you have a cardiovascular condition, according to a new study
Jul 27, 2021, 06:20 AM
COVID-19 pandemic has left many Canadians rethinking their future in long-term care homes Jul 26, 2021, 05:55 AM
Canada urged to help poorer countries ramp up vaccinations
  • PLUS: The COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. has taken its toll on how long the average American can expect to live
Jul 21, 2021, 06:48 AM
Hospital admissions for eating disorders among Ontario teens reportedly on the rise
  • PLUS: They're calling it "Freedom Day" in England, but it's an anxious day for those with compromised immune systems a the country lifts virtually all COVID-19 restrictions
Jul 19, 2021, 05:54 AM
COVID-19 pandemic led to millions of childhood vaccinations missed - study
  • PLUS: A new study finds, alcohol was linked to thousands of cancer cases in Canada last year, and that even mild to moderate drinking raises the risk of developing the disease in the future
Jul 15, 2021, 07:01 AM
Canada's pandemic warning system ill-prepared during COVID's early onset - review
  • PLUS: With COVID cases falling daily, calls are growing for restrictions on visitors in Ontario hospitals to be loosened
Jul 13, 2021, 06:47 AM
Pfizer, U.S. health officials meeting today to discuss possible plans for third COVID-19 vaccine dose
  • PLUS: France is facing a potential return of COVID-19 restrictions with case numbers climbing as the Delta variant continues to spread
Jul 12, 2021, 05:53 AM
Full vaccination still holding up against delta variant, according to new research
  • PLUS: A new study has found a possible link between healthy teeth, and a healthy brain as we age
Jul 09, 2021, 06:33 AM
Research shows birthday parties appear to have helped fuel the spread of COVID-19 PLUS: Doctors across the G-T-A are speaking out about treating unvaccinated coronavirus patients - who now make up the overwhelming majority of deaths from the virus. Jul 06, 2021, 07:12 AM
Delta COVID-19 variant driving up case counts around the world
  • PLUS: In the U.S., there's concern the spread of Delta could make it harder for the country to hit herd immunity, amid low vaccination rates in many areas
Jul 05, 2021, 06:52 AM
Winnipeg girl under the age of 10 dies from COVID-19
  • PLUS: A new Canada-wide survey reveals almost 30% of respondents have broken COVID-19 rules - and felt justified doing so
Jun 28, 2021, 06:36 AM
As a COVID-19 outbreak continues to grow in Australia's largest city, parts of Sydney will go into lockdown today PLUS: With less than a month to go before the Summer Olympics - there's been a significant uptick in the number of vaccinations in Japan. Jun 25, 2021, 07:23 AM