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Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Thousands of scientists around the world are working on problems raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.
American virus deaths at 100,000: What does a number mean?

American virus deaths at 100,000: What does a number mean?

The fraught, freighted number of this particular American moment is a round one brimming with zeroes: 100,000. A hundred thousands. A thousand hundreds. Five thousand score. More than 8,000 dozen. All dead.
Global pandemic: Through the eyes of the world's children

Global pandemic: Through the eyes of the world's children

CHICAGO — These are children of the global pandemic. In the far-north Canadian town of Iqaluit, one boy has been glued to the news to learn everything he can about the coronavirus.
'Amazing Race Canada' wins big on second night of Canadian Screen Awards

'Amazing Race Canada' wins big on second night of Canadian Screen Awards

TORONTO — "The Amazing Race Canada" was the big winner on the second night of the online version of the Canadian Screen Awards.

'Amazing Race Canada' wins big on second night of Canadian Screen Awards

TORONTO — "The Amazing Race Canada" was the big winner on the second night of the online version of the Canadian Screen Awards.
Walt Disney World presenting plans for reopening parks

Walt Disney World presenting plans for reopening parks

ORLANDO, Fla. — Walt Disney World is presenting its plans for reopening after being shuttered along with Florida's other theme parks since mid-March because of the new coronavirus.
Dangerous blood clots pose a perplexing coronavirus threat

Dangerous blood clots pose a perplexing coronavirus threat

First came a high fever, drenching sweats and muscle aches. Then, almost a month later, a weird numbness that spread down the right side of her body. Darlene Gildersleeve thought she had recovered from COVID-19. Doctors said she just needed rest.
Quebec to loan up to US$200 million to struggling Cirque du Soleil

Quebec to loan up to US$200 million to struggling Cirque du Soleil

The Quebec government is coming to the rescue of Cirque du Soleil, announcing a loan of up to US$200 million as part of an agreement that could eventually see the province take over the live entertainment giant now walking a financial tightrope.
High heat, humidity can be problematic when wearing a mask outdoors, experts say

High heat, humidity can be problematic when wearing a mask outdoors, experts say

Soaring temperatures and thick humid air can cause breathing difficulties for a number of people as summer approaches each year. Add a cloth face mask to the equation and those problems can be further exacerbated.
TIFF among festivals co-curating We Are One, which has several Canadian titles

TIFF among festivals co-curating We Are One, which has several Canadian titles

TORONTO — A new global, digital festival produced and organized by Tribeca Enterprises and YouTube will have some Canadian contributions.