COVID-19 Live Updates: Calgary Coronavirus News for October 18


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“Me, with the driver of the truck, I drove him to Ottawa. That’s how proud we were.

Jamieson’s first 12 fans were part of an order for 10,000 that a consortium he helped put together is delivering. In total, the government ordered 40,000 from various companies, including several smaller companies that overcame technical challenges, supply issues and other issues to build the machines.

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Tam calls for continued ‘collective effort’ against COVID-19

Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, provides an update on COVID-19 on March 19, 2020. Photo de Blair Gable /Reuters

Canada’s public health official urges residents to continue making a ‘collective effort’ to fight the COVID-19 pandemic as parts of the country face new rounds of restrictions intended to curb the spread of the virus .

Dr Theresa Tam issued a statement acknowledging that, as each part of the country is experiencing the pandemic differently, this can lead to uncertainty about what to do next.

But she emphasizes that Canadians must “keep the number of close in-person contacts low” and adhere to public health practices.

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More than 200 days later, COVID-19 is wreaking psychological havoc

The pandemic is taking emotional toll on many Canadians, studies show. Photo de Peter J. Thompson / National Post

Social isolation can transform a mouse’s brain. Among other behaviors, mice kept alone for two weeks become hypersensitive to a threat, freeze, and stay that way long after the threat ends.

A wave of surveys this week would suggest that we are all becoming equally imbalanced by COVID-19. Taken together, the polls – from the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto, the Angus Reid Institute and human resources firm Morneau Shepell – paint a disturbing picture of tense emotions as we hit the bar. seven months from the pandemic. But to what extent do people experience perfectly normal human reactions to a totally abnormal situation?

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