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Efforts to rapidly reduce the number of new cases of the coronavirus should be motivated not only from trying to avoid higher mortality directly caused from the disease, but also higher mortality from massive job loss, writes @POreopoulos .
COVID-19 has slowed life down dramatically for human beings, but it’s also sped us up in one specific way: suddenly joggers are everywhere in cities and they are making people mad. @EmmaRoseTeitel :
One thing many fictional epidemic stories have in common is a scene of angry people rioting outside a hospital or a government disease control centre, but that’s not what we’re seeing in real life, @thekeenanwire writes.
The pace of COVID-19 admissions to Ontario ICUs is slowing. It's a good sign but experts warn that it’s too early to tell what effect social distancing and other measures are having.
Families struggle with ‘difficult decision’ whether to remove loved ones from long-term care homes amid pandemic @MoiraWelsh
What's #trending in Toronto? ? It's madness at Scarborough Town Centre's #BT21Toronto pop-up, just look at the crowds blocking the entrances. Why are they there? This pop-up features toys by LINE friends and super popular k-pop group . Video:
"I told (the police officers), ‘I am a nurse. I just got home from work. It’s late,’” said Gigi, who had started her shift at 7 a.m. that day. “They just said: ‘We don’t care. Your landlord wants you out, and you have to go now.’"
A Toronto restaurant founded by a Syrian family showcased in the media as a success story of Canada’s refugee resettlement program has closed down after the owners said they received death threats and hate messages.