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As the pandemic continues to rage in India, the country’s overburdened health-care system is also dealing with the emergence of a potentially fatal fungal infection afflicting COVID-19 patients. So, what is ‘black fungus’ and what is causing it?
A new global system should be set up to respond faster to disease outbreaks to help ensure no future virus causes a pandemic as devastating as COVID-19, an independent World Health Organization review panel said on Wednesday.
Cuba started a mass vaccination campaign against COVID-19 on Wednesday using one of its five homegrown vaccine candidates which, if proven effective, could improve access to inoculations across Latin America, one of the regions hardest hit by the pandemic.
How it affects me
CTVNews.ca wants to hear from Canadians who have called 911 with COVID-19 symptoms and have been told they aren’t sick enough to need to go to hospital.
Another school year will be coming to an end in less than two months, but it’s unlikely that children currently attending remotely in Ontario will be back in classrooms before summer, experts say.
The closure of public washrooms during lockdowns has made leaving the house even to go to the park a struggle for people with inflammatory bowel diseases, highlighting existing inequities that affect not only those with IBD, but older people and those experiencing homelessness as well.
Some of the most innovative social initiatives during the pandemic, such as Vaccine Hunters Canada or the construction of tiny shelters for the homeless, were led by unpaid volunteers. And experts say that speaks volumes about how government dropped the ball on vaccine equity, housing, and food security.
Your finances during the crisis
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) says it has received a significantly higher volume of calls from taxpayers this tax season compared to a year ago and, as a result, wait times to access services have also increased.
How and where you make money is shifting, and CRA has been paying close attention to what are referred to as 'platform economies,' CTV News' Chief Financial Commentator Pattie Lovett-Reid writes in her column on CTVNews.ca.
The federal government has not extended the April 30 tax deadline for 2020 returns, and accountants say that’s leaving some Canadians in a lurch.
With income tax deadlines approaching, the federal government is warnings that filing late could mean delays of up to two months for anyone hoping to receive any of the various COVID-19 financial relief benefits.