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More COVID-19 cases in Wuhan outbreak than initially understood, says WHO scientist

Peter Ben Embarek, who led the World Health Organization COVID-19 fact-finding mission to Wuhan, China, says it’s likely there were more COVID-19 cases in the initial December 2019 outbreak than initially thought. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: […]

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COVID-19 variant 1st ID’d in U.K. will ‘sweep’ world, scientist says

A top British scientist says the coronavirus variant first identified in the United Kingdom is spreading much faster than the original virus. ‘The new variant has swept the country. It’s going to sweep the world,’ said Sharon Peacock of the COVID-19 Genomics U.K. consortium.   »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect […]

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COVID-19 study on surface spread inconsistent with real-world scenarios, expert says

An Australian study on COVID-19 transmission via surfaces says viable traces of the virus could still be detected on some surfaces after 28 days. Infectious disease specialist Dr. Isaac Bogosh says the researchers’ laboratory test results may not be replicable in real-life settings. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with […]

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CBC News: The National | Trump leaves hospital after COVID-19 diagnosis | Oct. 5, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump has left the hospital after several days of treatment for COVID-19, raising questions and concerns about his condition. Provincial officials are at odds with Toronto officials over the steps needed to combat COVID-19 in the city. Plus, living alone during the pandemic as tighter rules return. #TrumpCOVID #COVID19 Welcome to The […]

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Coronavirus has mutated and may be more infectious

New research suggests the dominant strain of the novel coronavirus found in North America and Europe is a more infectious mutation called D614G, but public health advice on preventing the spread remains the same.  »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth […]

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