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Coronavirus: Age isn’t the only factor in COVID-19 severity, experts say – National

Coronavirus: Age isn’t the only factor in COVID-19 severity, experts say - National

Older people remain most at risk of dying as the new coronavirus continues its rampage around the globe, but they’re far from the only ones vulnerable. One of many mysteries: Men seem to be faring worse than women. And as cases skyrocket in the U.S. and Europe, it’s becoming more …

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U.S. could see more than 100,000 coronavirus deaths, Fauci says – National

U.S. could see more than 100,000 coronavirus deaths, Fauci says - National

By Staff The Associated Press Posted March 29, 2020 10:35 am Updated March 29, 2020 10:53 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The U.S. government’s foremost infection disease expert says the United States could experience more …

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Tokyo Olympics could be held in summer 2021, signs suggest – National

Tokyo Olympics could be held in summer 2021, signs suggest - National

Tokyo Olympic organizers seem to be leaning away from starting the rescheduled games in the spring of 2021. More and more the signs point toward the summer of 2021. Organizing committee President Yoshiro Mori suggested there would be no major change from 2020. “The games are meant to be in …

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India’s Narendra Modi apologizes to citizens amid 3-week coronavirus lockdown – National

India’s Narendra Modi apologizes to citizens amid 3-week coronavirus lockdown - National

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologized to the public on Sunday for imposing a three-week national lockdown, calling it harsh but “needed to win” the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. “I apologize for taking these harsh steps that have caused difficulties in your lives, especially the poor people,” Modi said …

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Sports organizations eager to unite Canada after coronavirus pandemic – National

Sports organizations eager to unite Canada after coronavirus pandemic - National

Tom Renney remembers exactly where he was during the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. It was the first time the New York Rangers had ever held their training camp in Manhattan. Renney, who was entering his second season as the team’s director of player personnel, was at Madison Square Garden …

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COMMENTARY: Why Donald Trump’s coronavirus border plan is much ado about nothing – National

COMMENTARY: Why Donald Trump’s coronavirus border plan is much ado about nothing - National

Canada doubled down Friday on its opposition to a plan by U.S. Department of Homeland Security that could have the agency ask the Pentagon to place about 1,000 U.S. troops, armed with sensors, near the border between the two countries to try to detect illegal would-be immigrants. Prime Minister Justin …

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Iran’s economy a factor in coronavirus response, President Rouhani says – National

Iran’s economy a factor in coronavirus response, President Rouhani says - National

Iran‘s president on Sunday lashed out at criticism of its lagging response to the worst coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East, saying the government has to weigh economic concerns as it takes measures to contain the pandemic. Hassan Rouhani said authorities had to consider the effect of mass quarantine efforts …

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Coronavirus: Spain, Italy demand help from European Union as crisis deepens – National

Coronavirus: Spain, Italy demand help from European Union as crisis deepens - National

Spain and Italy demanded more European help as they fight still-surging coronavirus infections amid the continent’s worst crisis since World War II. In the U.S., authorities urged millions in the hard-hit New York City region to stop travelling to keep the virus contained. From Milan to Madrid to Michigan, medics …

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China’s coronavirus cases are going down as most new infections appeared imported – National

China’s coronavirus cases are going down as most new infections appeared imported - National

China reported 45 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Saturday, down from 54 on the previous day, with all but one involving travelers from overseas, the country’s health authority said on Sunday. In the last seven days, China has reported 313 imported cases of coronavirus but only 6 confirmed …

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Following travel uncertainty and the risk of contracting COVID-19, Edmonton couple is finally home and in self-isolation – Edmonton

Following travel uncertainty and the risk of contracting COVID-19, Edmonton couple is finally home and in self-isolation - Edmonton

It was only earlier this week that Theresa and Len Rud were desperate to fly out of Mexico after their flight was cancelled. After facing a few hurdles including the possibility of a packed airport, the pair is finally back home in and self-isolation. “We were really nervous… when we …

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