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N.S. long-term care study examines COVID-19 outcomes, vaccine response in seniors

Alex Cooke · CBC News · Posted: Mar 04, 2021 6:00 AM AT | Last Updated: March 4 Dr. Lisa Barrett is an expert in infectious disease and human immunology. (CBC) Study will have ‘huge implications’ beyond COVID-19, infectious disease expert says Why do some long-term care residents who contract COVID-19 become seriously ill and die, while others show just… Read more »

Valentine days come and go but unshakable love endures

Valentine days come and go but unshakable love endures | Pictou-County | Communities | The Chronicle Herald   Valentine days come and go but unshakable love endures Published: Feb 18 at 9:50 a.m. Updated: Feb 18 at 12:50 p.m. Joy and Junior MacLean have been married for more than 55 years. They are pictured in this… Read more »

Most long-term care homes in Atlantic Canada kept COVID out. Here’s what worked.

https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/local/most-long-term-care-homes-in-atlantic-canada-kept-covid-out-heres-what-worked-546701/ For Lisa Smith the pandemic started off with a round of bad news. By early March, it was clear that staff at Glen Haven Manor, a 202-bed long-term care facility in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, could not take vacations. The risk of bringing the COVID-19 virus into Glen Haven was simply too great. “To… Read more »