Exhausted PSWs feel underpaid, lack of respect. One says they’re seen as ‘the cockroaches of health care’

Understaffing and burnout among personal support workers (PSWs) in the Hamilton area started well before the…

Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world on Friday

The British government has sought to ease food supply pressures in England by exempting certain workers…

Heat waves are increasing across Canada — and hotter nights are also dangerous

As Earth warms, Canada is facing not only more frequent heat waves, but higher nighttime temperatures.…

Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world on July 22

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not revised its masking guidance even as…

Two doses of Pfizer, AstraZeneca COVID-19 shots effective against delta variant, study finds

Two doses of Pfizer-BioNTech or AstraZeneca-Oxford’s COVID-19 vaccines are nearly as effective against the highly transmissible…

China uninterested in WHO plan for further COVID-19 origins study

China cannot accept the World Health Organization’s plan for the second phase of a study into…

Why mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for health-care workers could help Canada fight a 4th wave

The debate over mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for health-care workers is growing louder in Canada as more…

Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world on Thursday

The World Health Organization on Thursday urged Indonesia to implement a stricter and wider lockdown to…

Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world on July 21

The World Health Organization says there were more than 3.4 million new global cases of the…

Vaccine hesitancy, rising R-value mean Alberta can’t let up on pandemic fight, expert says

A rising R-value for COVID-19 in Alberta coupled with a stubborn and country-leading rate of vaccine…