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As we enter The Great Unknown, the second wave of COVID-19, is Canada better prepared than we were before?

Article content continued In addition to the sheer magnitude of the backlog, “obviously, the impact on our patients has been a profound one,” Irish says. As Canada prepares for the great unknown, a predicted resurgence of COVID-19 in the coming weeks and months, that is one lesson that can be taken from the first ripple.… Read More »

How a Jewish ghetto beat a typhus epidemic during the second world war

By Alice Klein Jewish civilians were forcibly removed from the Warsaw ghetto by German SS soldiers during an uprising in May 1943US National Archives / Alamy Jewish people confined inside a Nazi ghetto during the second world war were able to curb a massive typhus outbreak by introducing similar infection control measures to those being… Read More »

Fauci says second wave is ‘not inevitable’ as coronavirus cases climb in some states

More than 2 million people in the US have been infected by the virus and at least 114,875 have died from it, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. A forecast published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday projects the death toll could increase to 130,000 by July 4. Dr. Anthony… Read More »

More Canadians wearing masks as fear of second wave of COVID-19 mounts: Poll

OTTAWA — Canadians are increasingly wearing protective face masks as they emerge from months of isolating at home to curb the spread of COVID-19, a new poll suggests. And it suggests that fear of a second wave of infections as bad as or worse than the first wave may behind their increased caution. Fifty-one per… Read More »