Monkeypox patients in Ontario must be isolated in health-care settings, officials say

Monkeypox patients in Ontario must be isolated in health-care settings, officials say

Health-care workers treating patients with monkeypox should use proper N95 masks, eye protection and isolation protocols similar to those of COVID-19, officials say. In an infection prevention and control document released this month, Public Health Ontario says that while historically monkeypox has been limited to prolonged face-to-face contact or skin-to-skin contact with a lesion, “the … Read more

A bird’s-eye view of Uxbridge, Ont. after the storm

A bird’s-eye view of Uxbridge, Ont.  after the storm

Three days after Uxbridge was hit by a powerful thunderstorm that reduced parts of the small Ontario town to rubble, Mayor Dave Barton says “there’s a lot of work to do.” “The situation on the ground is dire,” Barton told CP24. Cameras flying over the area Tuesday morning showed the damage from a bird’s-eye view. … Read more

Wonderland visitors trapped on ride during GTA storm

Wonderland visitors trapped on ride during GTA storm

A power outage at Wonderland led to a scary situation after guests were trapped on rides for about 30 minutes during the severe Ontario storm this weekend. In a video posted to TikTok on Sunday, which has since been viewed more than 1.3 million times, people can be seen stuck on a ride as the … Read more

Ontario COVID-19 news: lowest number of patients on ventilators since Nov. 2020

Ontario COVID-19 news: lowest number of patients on ventilators since Nov. 2020

Ontario reported at least 3 new deaths due to COVID-19 across a 48 hour span, and said that the number of COVID patients requiring ventilators to breathe in hospitals hit a multi-year low. The Ministry of Health said it detected two new COVID-19 deaths on Sunday and one more on Monday. There have been 92 … Read more

Canadian study finds links between air pollution and severity of COVID-19 infection

An extensive study of thousands of COVID-19 patients in Ontario hospitals found links between the severity of their infections and the levels of common air pollutants they experience. “This adds to existing evidence that air pollution is a silent killer,” said Chen Chen, an environmental epidemiologist at the University of California and lead author of … Read more

Two men wanted after woman stabbed multiple times in Toronto

Toronto police are looking for two suspects after a woman was stabbed multiple times early Saturday morning. Officers responded to an assault call in the Grenoble Drive and Deauville Lane area at around 2:30 am A man and woman were riding their bicycles when a vehicle approached them. A man exited the vehicle and chased … Read more

Two men wanted after stabbing at Broadview Subway station

Toronto police are asking for the public’s help in locating two suspects wanted in a stabbing at Broadview Subway station on Friday. Officers responded to a stabbing at the station, at Broadview and Danforth avenues, shortly before 4 p.m. Police said two men attacked a man and another man intervened. One of the attackers produced … Read more

Record number of children visiting Hamilton hospital resulting in longer wait times

A record number of children have been visiting the emergency room at a Hamilton hospital in the past week, resulting in longer than normal wait times. McMaster Children’s Hospital says a record 230-plus children came to its emergency department on May 16 alone, and pediatric visits have been averaging at about 190 a day in … Read more

Man charged after young girl spat at, mother assaulted downtown: police

Toronto police have made an arrest after a young girl was allegedly spat at by a man downtown on Sunday. Police said they responded to an assault in the area of ​​Yonge and Gould streets at around 1:10 am A man allegedly approached a 10-year-old girl who was with her mother, spat at the girl … Read more

‘Never have I been so ashamed’: Russian diplomat quits over invasion

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — A veteran Russian diplomat to the UN Office at Geneva says he handed in his resignation before sending out a scathing letter to foreign colleagues inveighing against the “aggressive war unleashed” by Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine. Boris Bondarev, 41, confirmed his resignation in a letter delivered Monday morning after … Read more