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April 1, 2020

ICES IN THE NEWS

Increases in self-reported mental health issues, service use in Ontario (quotes ICES staff scientist Maria Chiu)

COVID19 MISINFO

COVID-19 Misinformation Dashboard

TORONTO STAR

Can you remember what life was like just a month ago?

White House turns to statistical models for virus forecast

Governments must come clean on protective equipment (opinion)

The world faces a pandemic: where is the security council? (opinion)

Family caregivers will be key during the COVID-19 pandemic (opinion)

Ontario schools will remain closed until at least May 4. But kids can expect marks

GTA medical clinics being probed after two employees test positive for COVID-19 — and the public wasn’t told

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

China to quarantine symptom-less coronavirus patients as infections rise again

Stuck in self-isolation, these Canadians are using their skills to make medical supplies

U.S. to build hundreds of temporary hospitals as country’s coronavirus death toll surpasses China’s

Wear a face mask if you feel it’s necessary, but know it won’t necessarily help (opinion: André Picard)

CBC

What is a ventilator and who gets one if COVID-19 turns catastrophic in Canada?

City monitors COVID-19 outbreaks at 6 long-term care homes, 1 retirement home

Toronto cancels all city events and permits until June 30 citing COVID-19 outbreak

Ontario-Michigan border dividing line for pandemic that health-care workers cross daily

COVID-19 anxiety shows why Canada needs a 9-8-8 number for mental health emergencies (opinion)

CTV

Doctor warns of risks to patients' privacy amid surge in virtual care

Claims vitamin C can prevent or cure COVID-19 unfounded, experts warn

GLOBAL

Here’s how the COVID-19 curve could look with social distancing, testing

Coronavirus outbreak is the world’s worst crisis since Second World War: UN chief

How ‘collective purpose’ in coronavirus may lift those struggling with mental health

Ontario MPP takes on nursing shifts as province continues to fight coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Head of Ontario registered nurses union says 9M masks per week are needed

Quebec couple who fled to remote Indigenous community to avoid COVID-19 sent back: Chief

Coronavirus outbreak: Is Canada prepared if too many healthcare workers contract COVID-19? (video)

HEALTHY DEBATE

Rapid Fire: COVID-19 Part 2 (podcast)

NEW YORK TIMES

D.I.Y. Coronavirus Solutions Are Gaining Steam

C.D.C. Weighs Advising Everyone to Wear a Mask

Keeping Older People Safe During the Coronavirus Crisis

Infected but Feeling Fine: The Unwitting Coronavirus Spreaders

A Forest Submerged 60,000 Years Ago Could Save Your Life One Day

International Center of Photography Wants Your Images of the Pandemic

Frightened Doctors Face Off With Hospitals Over Rules on Protective Gear

FORBES

The Problem With Half-Truths About Coronavirus

Protect Your Mental Health By Podcasting With Friends

Healthcare's Big Data Moment Can't Come At The Expense Of Our Privacy

The Ethical Data Dilemma: Why Ethics Will Separate Data Privacy Leaders From Followers

THE NATIONAL POST

The growing importance of digital health services

THE CONVERSATION

How medieval writers struggled to make sense of the Black Death

Exercise addiction is a real mental health condition, yet still poorly understood

Coronavirus weekly: as the world stays at home, where is the pandemic heading?

Working parents dealing with coronavirus quarantines will face psychological challenges

STAT

CRISPR pioneer Doudna opens lab to run Covid-19 tests

The coronavirus is washing over the U.S. These factors will determine how bad it gets in each community

Lessons from a different war for preventing moral injury among clinicians treating Covid-19 (opinion)

‘Human experts will make the call’: Stanford launches an accelerated test of AI to help care for Covid-19 patients

NPR

Who's Sickest From COVID-19? These Conditions Tied To Increased Risk

Models Of Epidemic Predict Huge U.S. Death Toll; Scientists Hope For Better Outcome

SC MAGAZINE

Privacy in critical care after telehealth demands jump

INFOSECURITY MAGAZINE

New Marriott Data Breach Affects 5.2 Million Guests










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