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Outdoor gatherings of 10 people or less now permitted in Quebec

During today's briefing, Premier Legault and his team announced that as of Friday, May 22nd, 2020, Quebecers will finally be able to get together for OUTDOOR gatherings, provided that...
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Pointe-Claire resident survives COVID-19 without infecting her family living in the same house

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJGtLLG-iQE Tisha Lajeunesse and her family took in a worried friend as part of their initial quarantine in early March.  Her friend had been travelling and did not want to...
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CHU Sainte-Justine performs the first convalescent plasma transfusion in Canada

The first transfusion of convalescent plasma to a patient with COVID-19 in Canada took place on Thursday, May 14, at CHU Sainte-Justine. The intervention was part of the largest clinical...

Medicom to open manufacturing plant in St. Laurent to help with mask shortage

Medicom Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of high-quality infection control, single-use and preventive products. While Medicom's head office, located in Pointe-Claire, they will be opening...
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May 14: Total Number of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in the Montreal Area

UPDATE, May 14 2020, 1:30 pm: Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases: - Québec: 40,724 confirmed cases, 3,351 deaths - Canada: 72,278 confirmed cases, 5,302 deaths - US: 1.43M confirmed cases, 85,017 deaths - Worldwide: 4.37M confirmed cases, 298K deaths In...
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Sanofi announces US will get any new COVID-19 vaccine first

"Reactive line: Sanofi announces US will get any new COVID-19 vaccine first Yesterday Bloomberg and others reported that the CEO of the French pharmaceutical company, Sanofi had said that that...

Québec Premier François Legault postpones reopening of Greater Montreal Area elementary schools to September

In today's briefing, Quebec Premier Franços Legault announced that the reopening of all elementary schools in the Greater Montreal Area has been postponed to September. This announcement was made...
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COVID-19 Mobile Screening Site to open in LaSalle

Pointe-Claire, May 12, 202 "The CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal will open a COVID-19 mobile screening site available without appointment on its territory tomorrow. The site will be located inside the Centre...
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12 Tips from the Experts for Parenting Teens on Screens during COVID-19

This week, Children and Screens asked our experts to share their best advice for parents raising adolescents in the midst of the global pandemic. Just when parents thought that...

West Island microbiologist suggests a radical approach to preserve Personal Protective Equipment stocks at...

Translated from an article by Felix Séguin, Bureau d’enquête (TVA), published on May 7, 2020 “The Chief Infectious Disease Officer for the West Island of Montreal suggested that the Lakeshore...

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