Coronavirus in Canada

Is Lockdown Hurting Your Immune System?

Is all that time spent staying indoors during lockdown actually weakening your immune system? The short answer is no, and here’s why.

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Finally—A Face Mask For Guys With Beards!

And it's designed and manufactured right here in Canada.


How Can I Celebrate The Holidays Safely During COVID-19?

As Canada enters a second wave of COVID-19, health authorities suggest exercising restraint during the holidays. Infectious disease specialist Dr....


The Making of a COVID-19 Vaccine

Canada’s scientists are racing to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. The next challenge: inoculate 7.8 billion people.


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What You Need to Know About Canada’s Three-Layer Face Mask Guideline

Health officials say masks meeting these criteria provide the best protection against COVID-19.

15 Diseases You Can Prevent Just by Washing Your Hands

To ward off everything from simple respiratory illnesses to deadly infectious diseases, this hygiene basic is the key to keeping...


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14 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays at Home

The holidays in 2020 will certainly be different, but there are plenty of ways to spread cheer while keeping your...


Is COVID-19 Giving You Agoraphobia?

Being out in crowds and leaving the safe space of your home may be triggering your anxiety. Here's why COVID-19...


How to Prepare for COVID-19 This Winter

From stocking your pantry to creating a cozy nest, here are expert tips on preparing for a coronavirus winter.


As an Asian, I’m Scared of the Pandemic—But Not Because of the Virus

For Asians in Canada, there are two pandemics: the coronavirus and anti-Asian racism. Here’s what we can do to stop...


How Adopting a Puppy Helped My Family Through the Pandemic

At first I worried adopting a pandemic puppy would make this time more stressful, but I couldn't have been more...


11 Red Flags Your Fever Is Something More Serious

A fever is usually a good sign; it means your body's defense system is working. But it can also signal...


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10 Things to Do on Halloween During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Although costume parties and haunted houses might be off-limits due to COVID-19, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate...

Do Face Shields Really Help Stop Coronavirus?

Face shields can provide COVID-19 protection, but only if you wear them with a face mask. Here's why and what...


Why Some People Are More Likely to Spread COVID-19 Than Others

When it comes to coronavirus "super spreader" events, a relatively small proportion of virus carriers are thought to be responsible...


13 Shortages We’re Likely to See This Winter Because of COVID-19

Earlier in the year, it was hard to find things like toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Now, as we head...


How to Read People’s Faces When They Are Wearing a Mask

It's hard to read someone's facial expressions and body language when all you can see is their eyes, but learning...


How to Cope with Loneliness While Staying Socially Distanced

You know physical distancing is important in the age of COVID-19, but it can make you feel lonely and isolated....


‘I Have a Cloud Over Me’: How Social Distancing is Affecting Seniors Living at Home

The health effects of loneliness and isolation are severe for seniors living at home through COVID-19.


Is It Safe to Go Trick-or-Treating This Halloween?

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, Halloween will look a little different this year. Infectious disease specialist Dr. Isaac Bogoch...


11 Things You Won’t Be Able to Do on Cruises Anymore

As cruises do their utmost to avoid a repeat of early 2020, the world of cruising will look quite a...

What Happens to Old Cruise Ships?

Like every other work of machinery in the world, cruise ships can't run forever.


This Is How Damaging COVID-19 Can Be For Your Heart

You don't have to be critically ill to suffer heart damage from COVID-19. The virus can cause heart trouble for...


Face Mask Selfies From Across Canada

We challenged you to share a #maskie and you delivered! These face mask-wearing Canadians are doing their part to stop...


12 Things You Need to Clean After Returning from the Outside World

You left your seemingly safe bubble and ventured out into the world for groceries or other essential activities. Now that...


The RV Trip Planner: 5 Tips For the Best RV Road Trip Ever

Jumping on the RV bandwagon this fall? With expert advice on everything from packing to driving, our RV trip planner...


Can You Get COVID-19 Twice? What You Need to Know About Coronavirus Reinfection

Even if you have coronavirus antibodies, you may be vulnerable to reinfection for a number of reasons—so you could potentially...