Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it’s a vexing decision.

TORONTO - Restaurants and bars across Ontario must now keep records of their clients to help track any possible spread of COVID-19, officials said Friday as Toronto and Peel Region joined most of the province in allowing establishments to resume indoor service.

NEW YORK - A Georgia overnight camp hit by a coronavirus outbreak took many precautions, but didn’t make campers wear masks or have proper ventilation in buildings, according to a government report released Friday.

TORONTO - Ontario's parents and teachers have begun planning for back-to-school season now that the province has released its plan for September, with some saying they're concerned the strategy doesn't do enough to protect kids from the threat of COVID-19.

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TORONTO - Most of Ontario's students will return to traditional classrooms full time in September, the province announced Thursday as it released a back-to-school plan critics argue prioritizes cost-savings over kids' health.

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Amid the chaos of the pandemic’s early days, doctors who faced the first coronavirus onslaught reached across oceans and language barriers in an unprecedented effort to advise colleagues trying to save lives in the dark.

An experimental blood test was highly accurate at distinguishing people with Alzheimer’s disease from those without it in several studies, boosting hopes that there soon may be a simple way to help diagnose this most common form of dementia.

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Inconsistent funding for licensed child-care centres means facilities in some Ontario municipalities may not be able to reopen or expand capacity even as the province allows them to accept more children, an industry association said Monday.

NEW YORK - If Black, Hispanic and Native Americans are hospitalized and killed by the coronavirus at far higher rates than others, shouldn't the government count them as high risk for serious illness?

WASHINGTON - Doctors who prescribe opioid painkillers should tell their patients about a potentially life-saving medication that can reverse drug overdoses, according to new federal guidelines issued Thursday.

New research suggests that antibodies the immune system makes to fight the new coronavirus may only last a few months in people with mild illness, but that doesn’t mean protection also is gone or that it won’t be possible to develop an effective vaccine.

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At Hogarth Riverview Manor, food service professionals prepare and deliver nearly 2,000 meals every day

TORONTO - The waitlist for autism services in the province grew to 27,600 children last year according to a new report from Ontario's fiscal watchdog, as opposition critics slammed Premier Doug Ford's government for failing to provide needed help to families.

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WASHINGTON - U.S. health officials are cracking down on fruity disposable electronic cigarettes popular with teenagers, saying the companies never received permission to sell them in the U.S.

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TORONTO - More regions of Ontario will move into the third stage of the province's COVID-19 recovery plan later his week, the premier announced Monday as municipal leaders signalled they would support more stringent rules for some of the businesses cleared to reopen their doors.