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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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MONTREAL -- An elite Montreal private school is among those in Qubec forced to cancel some classes after a COVID-19 outbreak. Lower Canada College (LCC) in Montreal's Notre-Dame-de-Grace (NDG) borough confirmed that six high school students and two staff members tested positive for COVID-19. A school official said that while in-person classes will continue, students…
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KINGSTON — New tests for COVID-19 that could arrive in the coming weeks promise to greatly improve access and wait times, the area’s medical officer of health said Friday.The Ontario government may introduce a saliva test and a swish-and-spit test using saline water that can be easily administered in more locations, said Dr. Kieran Moore,…
The list of symptoms that parents have to screen their children for before sending them off to school may soon be shortened, according to Health Minister Christine Elliott. Parents are currently expected to keep their children home if they are exhibiting any of the 17 symptoms identified by the province as being related to COVID-19.…
Brantford's assessment centre, where long lines of people have waited this week for COVID-19 tests, will be moved back to the civic centre as of Monday, along with expanded hours. Brian Thompson / The Expositor The COVID-19 assessment centre is moving back to the civic centre auditorium with expanded testing hours as of Monday due…
An elementary school in Paris, Ont., has a COVID-19 outbreak while a classroom has closed in St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School in Burlington after someone tested positive for COVID-19.Cobblestone Elementary School in Paris, Ont., has declared a COVID-19 outbreak after two positive cases on Thursday. (Google Maps)Cobblestone Elementary School in Paris, Ont., declared a COVID-19 outbreak…
OTTAWA -- COVID-19 outbreaks have been declared at two more Ottawa schools, while 54 schools in Ottawa have active cases of COVID-19. Ottawa Public Health reports new COVID-19 outbreaks at Ecole elementaire Seraphin Marion and Ecole secondaire publique Louis-Riel. Two students have tested positive for COVID-19 at both schools. COVID-19 outbreaks have now been declared…
Laboratory tests of surgical and N95 masks by researchers at the University of California, Davis, show that they do cut down the amount of aerosolized particles emitted during breathing, talking and coughing. Tests of homemade cloth face coverings, however, show that the fabric itself releases a large amount of fibers into the air, underscoring the…
By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Newborn babies undergoing a painful heel prick blood test have a reduced response to the pain signals in their brains if they are held by a parent with skin-to-skin contact, according to new research published on Thursday. Scientists who studied brain activity in 27 babies aged up to three…
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