COVID19

US doctors are reportedly eyeing vaping as a possible factor in the alarming number of hospitalizations among young adults diagnosed with COVID-19. Medical experts began floating the theory last week after the US Centers for Disease...
Slurs against Asian Americans. Jokes about baby boomers dying. And blue-collar workers’ plight is nothing like the “work from home” lifestyle. Covid-19 may be remembered as the disease that divided us. The pandemic is affecting some groups...
When the coronavirus catastrophe finally ends, what will we have learned from it? Good lessons about citizenship, social cohesion, hygiene and patience but also about shamelessly venal politicians, even greater domestic abuse of women in a...
In Canada, millions of smokers are using vaping as a way to reduce or quit smoking, and many have succeeded in switching completely from smoking to vaping, which has a very significant health benefit. If stores...
Nearly 40% of hospitalized US coronavirus patients are between ages 20 and 54  One in five young American adults uses e-cigarettes regularly or occasionally  A Chinese study found that smokers are 14-times more at...
Earlier this month, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its Covid-19 recommendations to specifically target older adults and people with serious underlying medical conditions. They labeled this group as "higher risk." However, another group of people could...
In Edmonton, resident Ester Malzahn is embracing the power of public shaming and spent Monday night and Tuesday leaving messages for bars and pubs that had been planning St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and pushing them...
More than 99% of Italy’s coronavirus fatalities were people who suffered from previous medical conditions, according to a study by the country’s national health authority. After deaths from the virus reached more than 2,500, with a...
While Canadians watch unprecedented events unfold surrounding the COVID-19 crisis, the CVA strongly agrees with the need for social distancing. We recognize that it is best for the protection of our citizens and fully support...
Online shaming and intense public pressure are driving a growing number of Calgary businesses to shut their doors entirely during COVID-19. While sit-down restaurants, coffee shops and delis are currently permitted to stay open in Alberta...