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Horgan says B.C. data will show success in flattening the COVID-19 curve

Horgan says B.C. data will show success in flattening the COVID-19 curve

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan says people in British Columbia should congratulate themselves for their efforts to flatten the COVID-19 curve, but it's still too early to loosen restrictions. Horgan said Wednesday that B.C.
The Dr. Henry: Vancouver designer John Fluevog creates shoe to honour B.C.'s top doctor

The Dr. Henry: Vancouver designer John Fluevog creates shoe to honour B.C.'s top doctor

The kicker: 100% of the pre-sales will go to Food Banks B.C.
B.C. extends state of emergency for another two weeks

B.C. extends state of emergency for another two weeks

Social distancing measures and precautions must remain in place so that the province stays its course in its efforts to manage the pandemic
Most seniors in B.C. care homes with COVID-19 symptoms refuse to go to hospital, provincial health officer says

Most seniors in B.C. care homes with COVID-19 symptoms refuse to go to hospital, provincial health officer says

Seniors in care homes with severe symptoms are given the option to go to hospital, but most decline
Isolation bad for humans wired to be social, neuroscientist says

Isolation bad for humans wired to be social, neuroscientist says

If you’re feeling a little bit slower these days, you might be able to blame it on biology.
Health emergencies in B.C.: Four weeks for COVID-19, four years for opioids

Health emergencies in B.C.: Four weeks for COVID-19, four years for opioids

“The urgency to protect people who use drugs is greater than ever before”

Three more deaths from COVID-19 in British Columbia as 27 new cases confirmed

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister is acknowledging the sacrifices being made by people with serious medical conditions and those whose surgeries have been cancelled to free up hospital resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Federal prison COVID-19 cases in Canada double over two weeks

Federal prison COVID-19 cases in Canada double over two weeks

And half of those cases are in one B.C. facility

Suspect charged with murder in fatal Surrey shooting deemed random: RCMP

SURREY, B.C. — RCMP say charges have been laid after a fatal shooting in Surrey, B.C., early on the morning of April 7.
You may be immune to COVID-19 and don’t know it

You may be immune to COVID-19 and don’t know it

How can we test for immunity, and where does Canada stand right now on those protocols?