The Biden administration intends to distribute an additional 500 million at-home rapid COVID tests starting in January.
Austria has imposed a lockdown for the unvaccinated. Russia is considering the same measure.
Three pandemic-related unemployment benefit programs expire on Labor Day, putting millions of mostly low-income families in financial jeopardy.
Some face masks now come with a coating of graphene, a substance that can kill microbes. Is it safe to breathe it in?
The pandemic has curtailed religious tourism for many. As the US opens up, perhaps Americans can find solace and healing in the age-old tradition of pilgrimage.
The Ontario provincial government announced a moratorium on ending foster care at age 18 during the coronavirus pandemic, but this is due to end on March 31.
Imagine not being able to smell gas or food that has gone off.
In 1959, three armed men broke into the University of Montréal and stole the whole supply of polio vaccine — 75,000 vials valued at $50,000. What have we learned from this event?
History tells us that mass vaccination campaigns are usually messy, while elsewhere, lower-income countries are turning to China, Russia and India for vaccines.
Feelings of empathy for others may be plentiful in a year of suffering. But is feeling more empathy to loved ones than strangers morally right? A research team sought to find out.
Why the virus just keeps spreading – and what to do about it.
Death rates for hospitalized COVID-19 patients fell from 25.6% in March to 7.6% in August, according to a new study on three hospitals in New York. A study in the UK found similar results.
Remittances to countries like Mexico, Pakistan and Vietnam are keeping pace with 2019’s record levels or in some cases rising, despite spring forecasts of a 20% decline.
Decoding doctors’ writing can unlock vital health data.
The government has announced reforms to facilitate an increased flow of credit to households and businesses.