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Fuelled by U.S. and Brazil, world sets new record in daily COVID-19 cases

Fuelled by U.S. and Brazil, world sets new record in daily COVID-19 cases

TORONTO -- The World Health Organization (WHO) reported another record single-day number of COVID-19 cases on Sunday as the total topped 200,000 for the fourth day in a row. The United Nations health agency said Sunday afternoon that it had recorded 230,370 cases of the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, narrowly beating the previous record number from two days earlier. There had not…

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Coronavirus surge in Eastern Europe causes new restrictions

Coronavirus surge in Eastern Europe causes new restrictions

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY -- Countries in Eastern Europe are facing rising waves of coronavirus infections, leading to new restrictive measures such as the mandatory use of face masks in Croatia and travel bans or quarantines to be imposed by Hungary. Hungarian authorities said Sunday that they would put countries in three categories -- red, yellow and green -- based on their rate of new coronavirus…

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Full coronavirus vaccine unlikely by next year: expert

Full coronavirus vaccine unlikely by next year: expert

PARIS -- There is little chance of a 100-per cent effective coronavirus vaccine by 2021, a French expert warned Sunday, urging people to take social distancing measures more seriously. "A vaccine is several years in development," said epidemiologist Arnaud Fontanet, a member of the team of scientists advising the government on the crisis, speaking on BFMTV television. "Of…

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Saskatoon Canadian Brewhouse employee contracted COVID-19 outside workplace, company says

Saskatoon Canadian Brewhouse employee contracted COVID-19 outside workplace, company says

The Canadian Brewhouse employee in Saskatoon whose COVID-19 infection prompted a Saskatchewan health alert Thursday did not contract the virus in the workplace, a company official says. "[The Saskatchewan Health Authority] is conducting their investigation and through that process we've been able to link that to an outside source," said Peter VanGurp, the restaurant…

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A Year in Review: SUN Operations Report 2019-2020

A Year in Review: SUN Operations Report 2019-2020

Amid a complicated global healthcare crisis, SUN is a vocal advocate for registered nurses and high-quality healthcare in Saskatchewan. SUN members are trusted health leaders and as their union, SUN is proud to speak up on their behalf.  View report

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