China to step up coronavirus countermeasures ahead of Lunar New Year holiday

A traveller wears a facemask at the Beijing Railway Station on Friday. Many of China's 1.4 billion people will travel domestically and abroad during the Lunar New Year break that begins next week, raising concerns about the virus spreading to...

China reports 4 more cases of new strain of coronavirus

A woman rides an electric bicycle near the closed Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan. The market has been linked to cases of a new strain of coronavirus, part of an outbreak that started in December. (Getty Images) China reported...

China reports 17 more cases of new strain of coronavirus

A woman rides an electric bicycle near the closed Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan. The market has been linked to cases of a new strain of coronavirus, part of an outbreak that started in December. (Getty Images) Seventeen more...

Why flu season could make it harder for doctors to diagnose vaping-related illness

A chest X-ray of a patient with vaping-related illness shows significant damage to the airway. Experts say cases could be getting misdiagnosed or under-reported — especially during flu season. (Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians) A 20-year-old man...

Thailand reports 2nd infection with new coronavirus from China

A notice for passengers from Wuhan, China is displayed near a quarantine station at Narita airport on Friday in Japan after health officials confirmed its first case of pneumonia infected with a new coronavirus from Wuhan City, China. Thailand has...

U.S. to screen passengers for new China coronavirus at 3 airports

A woman wears a mask while walking past the closed Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan, China. Local authorities have confirmed that a second person in the city has died of a pneumonia-like virus since the outbreak started in December....

Hidden cameras capture misinformation, fundraising tactics used by anti-vaxx movement

Del Bigtree, an anti-vaccination activist, speaks before a crowd of anti-vaxxers at a VIP event in Washington, D.C. Bigtree is a controversial documentarian and one of the movement's biggest figures. (CBC) They came from across North America, paying $200 each to...

Canada’s Ebola vaccine almost didn’t happen, new study reveals

A health worker, left, injects a man with the Ebola vaccine in Conakry, Guinea, on March 7, 2015. Canada donated 800 doses of its then-experimental vaccine, a supply that existed because Canadian scientists at the National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg...

Nearly half of Canadians are concerned about vaccine safety. Here’s why.

Meggan Larson, scarred from her children's own close call with the whooping cough, is now urging other parents to vaccinate their children before it's too late. (Bill Arnold/CBC) Like many new parents, Meggan Larson was anxious to learn everything she...

Patient in Japan infected with new cornavirus from China

Pedestrians wear protective masks as they walk through a shopping district in Tokyo on Thursday as the country's government said a man treated for pneumonia after returning from China has tested positive for the new coronavirus. (Eugene Hoshiko/Associated Press) Japan's...
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