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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?

B.C.'s COVID-19 death total rises to 69 with 11 new deaths; concerns at prison

VICTORIA — Health officials in British Columbia say they are doing their utmost to contain a COVID-19 outbreak at a federal medium-security prison where 35 people have tested positive and eight are in hospital. Provincial health officer Dr.
Scam stock letter with COVID-19 message lands in B.C. mailboxes

Scam stock letter with COVID-19 message lands in B.C. mailboxes

Did you get this one, too? One Metro Vancouver member of law enforcement did - and he's cautioning everyone it's a scam
Thousands sign petition seeking travel restrictions for Vancouver Island

Thousands sign petition seeking travel restrictions for Vancouver Island

"BC Ferries should be limited to essential services and implement restricted access for residents who are trying to return home to their families."
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