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Allergy sufferers have nearly 40% lower risk of COVID-19 infection, study says

People who suffer from allergic conditions have a lower risk for developing COVID-19, according to a new U.K. study.The research from the Queen Mary...

'Long' COVID causes bad smells and tastes, depression for some survivors: 'Hot water smells like rotting meat'

Katrina Haydon can't eat, shower or brush her teeth the same way she used to six months ago because of parosmia, a smell disorder...

Minnesota reports second US omicron COVID-19 case

The Minnesota Department of Health said Thursday that lab testing had confirmed the state's first omicron COVID-19 case.The news comes a day after U.S....

COVID vaccine mandates in US: Where do they stand now?

What's the status of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate in the U.S.? It's on hold indefinitely because of legal challenges, but employers can still require...

Omicron variant in the US: What we know

The omicron COVID-19 variant is in the U.S. The White House and public health officials said Wednesday afternoon that the case was confirmed in...

European Union mulling mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

After two dozen countries have reported cases of the omicron variant, the European Union (EU) countries might be headed towards mandatory vaccination to fight...

Survivors of severe COVID-19 may have an increased risk of dying over the next 12 months, study suggests

Patients who had severe COVID-19 may be twice at risk of dying over the following year, compared to patients who had a mild or...

Omicron detected in California, first case in the US, officials say

A traveler who returned to California from South Africa has become the first person in the United States identified to have the omicron variant...

More American adults living alone, Census Bureau reports

More American adults are living alone, according to newly released estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau's annual America's Families and Living Arrangement table package....

Omicron: What are the variant's symptoms?

In just a matter of weeks, cases of the omicron COVID-19 variant have been detected in countries around the world - including the U.S....

Fauci says COVID-19 diverted resources from fight against AIDS

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert, said Tuesday the COVID-19 pandemic has diverted scientific and financial resources from the fight against...

Travel amidst omicron: WHO says people aged 60 and older should delay travel to certain areas

In guidance released on international travel in relation to the COVID-19 omicron variant, the World Health Organization (WHO) wrote Tuesday that people ages 60...

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Kenya’s athletes run against gender-based violence

Athletes in Kenya participated in a 10km run in memory of long distance runner Agnes Tirop found dead at her home last October. The race...

No evidence Liberals knew appeal over residential school payments was dropped: Miller

Marc Miller says there's no evidence the Liberal cabinet was told of a 2015 decision to drop a court case that freed the Catholic...

Man, woman in critical condition after shooting in Brampton plaza

Emergency services were called to the scene of a shooting at a plaza in the area of Central Park Drive and Graham Crescent just...

Liberals to introduce bill repealing mandatory minimums for drug offences

A previous bill the Liberals tabled in February failed to gain parliamentary approval before Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kickstarted an election campaign in August.