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Potentially toxic masks distributed in schools and daycares in Quebec

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One model of mask distributed to Quebec schools and daycares may be dangerous for the lungs as they could contain a potentially toxic material, according to a directive sent out by the provincial government on Friday.

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The Pandemic Broke the Flu

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This winter has been an extraordinarily quiet flu season. Scientists aren’t sure the silence will last.

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Why you might want to start wearing better masks — even outdoors

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The spread of more contagious coronavirus variants in Canada amid already high levels of COVID-19 makes it a critical time to think about the masks we wear.

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Researchers picked up 1,300 pieces of discarded PPE in west-end Toronto in a month

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In a little over a month of daily three-hour forays, the pair documented (and removed) over 1,300 pieces of discarded PPE in six locations..

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Justin Trudeau warns tougher travel restrictions are on the horizon

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International travellers beware: the federal government is considering a requirement that people returning to Canada quarantine in a hotel at their own expense for 14 days to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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