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Dr Miriam Stoppard: Blanket testing is crucial to lifting virus lockdown

From research done in Italy, it turns out the great majority of people infected with Covid-19 have no symptoms. Yet through no fault of their own they were a powerful source of infecting others, some of whom were more vulnerable than them. This finding has serious implications for the UK, and an Italian experiment run… Read More »

COVID-19: It worked in Asia. The WHO says it’s crucial. But is Canada still using contact tracing?

The message from Dr. Jeremy Jones, a cardiologist in the Eastern Ontario town of Lindsay, was an urgent call for people to observe social distancing. But it also contained some startling information. The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit had just announced that three people at the Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon, Ont., had… Read More »