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Worker at Smiths Falls retirement homes tests positive for COVID-19

Apr 04, 2020
Worker at Smiths Falls retirement homes tests positive for COVID-19

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit was working Saturday with two Smiths Falls retirement homes to manage a COVID-19 outbreak. One staff member who works at both the Van Horne and Willow Retirement Residences has tested positive.One case is...

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Ontario husband and wife with COVID-19 die within days of each other

Apr 05, 2020
Ontario husband and wife with COVID-19 die within days of each other

TORONTO -- For the past week, 91-year-old Ted Pollock had been mourning the death of his wife, Jean, who died last weekend after becoming infected with COVID-19. Pollock, a resident of Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon, Ont., where the deadly virus has...

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UBC researchers claim find of COVID-19 trial drug

Apr 05, 2020
UBC researchers claim find of COVID-19 trial drug

University of British Columbia researchers say they have found a trial drug that blocks the cellular door the virus uses to infect people with COVID-19. There is hope for this horrible outbreak, said UBC Life Sciences Institute director Dr. Josef Penninger....

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The most common conspiracy theories about coronavirus debunked

Apr 04, 2020
The most common conspiracy theories about coronavirus debunked

As the COVID-19 pandemic worsens day by day, conspiracy theories and myths about the virus have become rife. From social media threads to thought bubbles put out by world leaders, there is an array of misinformation that experts say could end up being life-t...

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