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Some COVID-19 patients report hair loss months later – National

Some COVID-19 patients report hair loss months later - National

Some recovered coronavirus patients are experiencing hair loss and looking for help, Canadian dermatologists say. “I have seen it in some of my patients who have had coronavirus,” said Dr. Julia Carroll, a Toronto-based dermatologist, who estimates that she’s seen a handful of such cases. People who suddenly experience hair …

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CJFL cancels 2020 season due to COVID-19 pandemic

CJFL cancels 2020 season due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) has cancelled its 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The league made the announcement Thursday on its Twitter page. Read more: Saskatoon Blades gamble on player with local ties in CHL import draft “The Canadian Junior Football League has determined that it is …

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Private parties in Vancouver area linked to at least 45 COVID-19 cases, says B.C.’s top doctor – BC

Private parties in Vancouver area linked to at least 45 COVID-19 cases, says B.C.’s top doctor - BC

B.C.’s top doctor says at least 45 cases of COVID-19 in the province are linked to private parties in the Metro Vancouver area. Dr. Bonnie Henry said the exposure event bears a resemblance to an outbreak in Kelowna connected to private gatherings that took place over the Canada Day long …

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Ohio governor tests positive for coronavirus ahead of meeting with Trump – National

Ohio governor tests positive for coronavirus ahead of meeting with Trump - National

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, an early advocate among Republicans of wearing masks and other pandemic precautions, tested positive Thursday for the coronavirus just ahead of a planned meeting with President Donald Trump. The Republican governor said he took a test arranged by the White House in Cleveland …

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Coronavirus: Africa now over 3M cases, but millions still untested – National

Coronavirus: Africa now over 3M cases, but millions still untested - National

JOHANNESBURG — Africa’s confirmed coronavirus cases have surpassed one million, but global health experts say the true toll is likely several times higher, reflecting the gaping lack of testing for the continent’s 1.3 billion people. While experts say infection tolls in richer nations can be significant undercounts, large numbers of …

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B.C. health officials to provide Thursday COVID-19 update

B.C. health officials to provide Thursday COVID-19 update

B.C. health officials are set to provide a Thursday update on the province’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The province announced 146 new COVID-19 cases over a four-day span during a news briefing on Tuesday. On Wednesday, it announced another 47 cases, bringing the total in the province to …

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Aylmer, Ont., implements mandatory mask bylaw amid spike in coronavirus cases – National

Aylmer, Ont., implements mandatory mask bylaw amid spike in coronavirus cases - National

Officials in Aylmer, Ont., have implemented a mandatory mask bylaw in a bid to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus as the town continues to deal with a recent surge in cases. On Thursday alone, the community, which numbers around 7,500 people, saw five new cases added to its …

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19th coronavirus-related death reported in Saskatchewan, 11 new cases

19th coronavirus-related death reported in Saskatchewan, 11 new cases

The Saskatchewan government reported the province’s 19th COVID-19-related death as it gave an update on new cases on Thursday. The deceased, who tested positive for the novel coronavirus, was in their 70s and from the Regina region, according to a press release. Read more: Coronavirus: Saskatoon school boards recommend students, staff wear …

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12 recent coronavirus cases in Chatham-Kent linked to multi-day boating trip, health unit says – London

12 recent coronavirus cases in Chatham-Kent linked to multi-day boating trip, health unit says - London

A cluster of coronavirus cases reported to the region’s health unit has been linked to a boating trip involving several Chatham-Kent-area households. Officials with Chatham-Kent Public Health reported Thursday that an investigation had found that 12 cases recently confirmed in the region were linked to the boating trip, which was …

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Coronavirus: Doug Ford pledges help for ‘overworked,’ ‘underpaid’ personal support workers

Coronavirus: Doug Ford pledges help for ‘overworked,’ ‘underpaid’ personal support workers

TORONTO – Ontario Premier Doug Ford is promising to introduce measures to help improve conditions for the province’s personal support workers. Ford says the PSWs, who have played a major in the struggle against the COVID-19 pandemic, are underpaid and overworked. Read more: Coronavirus: Toronto man calls for awareness, understanding …

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