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Lemon Eucalyptus Showed to Protect Against COVID-19

A natural mosquito repellent was given to British soldiers back in April 2020 showed to protect against COVID-19. According to junior defence minister, Jeremy Quin, the research found that sprays containing Citriodiol “can kill the virus”. Citriodiol is made with lemon eucalyptus and is known to be a natural alternative to Deet. The Porton Down-based […]

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Legionnaires’ Disease Cases in Montreal, Could Go Undiagnosed Due to COVID-19

Legionnaires’ disease has COVID-19 commonalities and may be overlooked during these times. But, new cases of the disease have emerged in Montreal in the last few weeks. Doctors are asked to be on the lookout for legionnaires’ disease, which can cause pneumonia. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia — lung inflammation usually caused […]

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If You Were at a Latin Dance Event Recently, Get Tested For COVID-19

According to Montreal’s regional public health director, if you or someone you know was at a Latin dance event, indoors or out in the last two weeks, get a COVID test immediately. That’s because, at least 3 people contacted the virus at one of these events since July 31. More particularly, two of the three […]

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Makers Of Bleach Cocktail For COVID-19 Cure Arrested

A family who created a bleach cocktail years ago to ‘cure’ many illnesses and even COVID-19 has been arrested. The Florida men — a father and his sons, were wanted in the United States for illegally selling a ‘miracle cure.’ They claimed it could cure cancer, malaria, autism, and now the novel coronavirus. Read also: […]

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Health Canada Hand Sanitizers Recall List Up to 51 Brands

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Canadians have been scrambling to find hand sanitizers. Unfortunately, at first, they were difficult to come by. The number one brand, Purell, seemed to have disappeared, but lots of others made their way on the market. And, now Health Canada hand sanitizers recall list includes 51 products! But are […]

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Israel Reopened Schools When COVID Subsided, But It Was A Disaster

The world is trying to get back to normal amid the pandemic and one way is to reopen schools. The Quebec government is also pushing for the reopening of schools in the fall, but is it safe? When Israel had COVID-19 under control, they decided it would be safe to reopen their schools in May, […]

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Still Disinfecting Everything? You Might Be Wasting Your Time

Throughout the pandemic we have heard that one thing works and then it doesn’t, leaving many of us confused and with a false sense of security. According to some, they only feel safe when spraying Lysol disinfecting spray and wiping down all surfaces with wipes, alcohol, and the like. But is that really making us […]

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Health Canada Issues Warning About Counterfeit N95 Masks

If you’ve gone out of your way to wear only but the best in face masks, the N95 respirators worn by health care professionals, then you may be at risk. Health Canada has issued an advisory warning Canadians about them. Health Canada found that counterfeit N95 respirators were sold by Shanghai Lansheng Light Industrial Products, […]

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COVID-19 Update of Montreal & Beyond — What We Need to Know

Greater Montreal hit its peak coronavirus cases and deaths in early May and has been on a steady decline since. However, the situation could change now that people are going out more, especially with the beautiful weather and the economy getting restarted. As of this morning, there were 55,937 confirmed cases and 5,577 people in […]

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Montreal’s Coronavirus Cases By Neighbourhood Update

At the time of this posting, there were 144 new cases and 24 deaths in the province of Quebec and the Montreal coronavirus cases by neighbourhood shows a drop, but… Many places are reopened or reopening soon, which is a good thing for the economy and just life in general. For instance, restaurants, cafes, and […]