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Remainder of Halifax Thunderbirds season on hold as league temporarily suspends play

Remainder of Halifax Thunderbirds season on hold as league temporarily suspends play

The Thunderbirds have two home games remaining in the regular season
COVID-19 Q&A with an infectious disease expert

COVID-19 Q&A with an infectious disease expert

NEWS 95.7's Rick Howe invited Dr. Lisa Barrett on his show to discuss the disease and the coronavirus that causes it
Third COVID-19 assessment centre opens in HRM

Third COVID-19 assessment centre opens in HRM

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is reminding the public to call 811 before heading to a COVID-19 assessment centre
Call 811 before heading to COVID-19 assessment centre

Call 811 before heading to COVID-19 assessment centre

As many as 120 people without an appointment showed up at the Cobequid Community Health Centre in Lower Sackville Wednesday
Health authority opens COVID-19 assessment centre in Lower Sackville <b>(update)</b>

Health authority opens COVID-19 assessment centre in Lower Sackville (update)

'Please do not go to a COVID-19 assessment centre without having been referred by 811,' says the Nova Scotia Health Authority
Mayor encourages #HandsFreeHalifax greetings

Mayor encourages #HandsFreeHalifax greetings

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Canada, Mike Savage says Haligonians can replace handshakes with other fun greetings
Dal researchers asking for donations to support their work against the new coronavirus

Dal researchers asking for donations to support their work against the new coronavirus

Dr. David Kelvin says the fastest a vaccine could likely be ready is 18 months, given that usually it takes years before they are ready, however, he adds therapeutics like anti virals could be available sooner
Nova Scotia life sciences company working on new rapid screening test for COVID-19

Nova Scotia life sciences company working on new rapid screening test for COVID-19

Sona Nanotech CEO Dr. Darren Rowles says their product should help triage patients by determining if someone is potentially positive or negative for coronavirus much faster than existing tests
Nova Scotia implements new national screening protocols for COVID-19 <b>(update)</b>

Nova Scotia implements new national screening protocols for COVID-19 (update)

The province is restricting those who have travelled outside the country in the last 14 days from entering long-term care homes
Prepare, but no need to panic-buy says food supply expert

Prepare, but no need to panic-buy says food supply expert

Sylvain Charlebois says it's always a good idea to have three or four days worth of frozen and canned foods in your home
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