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A Covid-19 patient’s personal belongings line the window as a nurse tends to them at the intensive care unit of Humber River Hospital in Toronto. Photograph:  Cole Burston/AFP via Getty Images

As the US has seemed to get a grip on its Covid-19 crisis, Canadians have been angered by a chaotic government response that has allowed a third wave (...)

An aerial view of the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery in Manaus, Amazonas state, Brazil, where people who have died from Covid-19 were buried. Photograph: Michael Dantas/AFP via Getty

Global cases of the coronavirus topped 150 million, with India remaining at the epicentre of the pandemic after reporting record new infections on Fri(...)

A healthcare worker administers a Moderna Inc Covid-19 vaccine from Humber River Hospital’s mobile vaccination clinic at the Apotex Inc. pharmaceutical facility in Toronto, Ontario, on Tuesday. Photograph: Bloomberg

The leader of Canada’s most populous province says he will be limiting outdoor gatherings to those in the same household amid a record wave of coronav(...)

Galen Weston, who has died aged 80, pictured in Brown Thomas in Dublin in 2008. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh.

Galen Weston, the entrepreneur who built an Atlantic-spanning business network that made him one of the richest Canadians, has died. He was 80. Mr We(...)

A  woman gets a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine in New Delhi, India. Some 11 million have received two doses in India as the country tries to build immunity to protect its population of nearly 1.4 billion people. File photograph: EPA

India has recorded its highest-ever number of daily Covid-19 cases as its fight to curtail a renewed wave of infections is beset by vaccine shortages (...)

The Irish Whiskey Association has urged  the Government to ratify the trade deal with Canada.

Irish whiskey producers have welcomed sharp reductions in levies on spirits in Canada in line with the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (Cet(...)

Being ready for the next pandemic goes beyond science and needs to look at societal issues also. Photograph: iStock

“It’s not a question of if another pandemic will occur – it’s when,” says Prof Stephen Barr, a scientist at Western University in London, Ontario. “An(...)

Ardagh, which traces its roots back to the long-shuttered Irish Glass Bottle factory in Ringsend in Dublin, entered the drink cans business in 2016.

Ardagh Group, the glass and metal packaging group led by Dubliner Paul Coulson, confirmed on Tuesday that it plans to secure a separate US stock listi(...)

Palestinian workers display boxes of Russian-made Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccines received from Israel, as a first shipment arrives on the Palestinian side of the Kerem Shalom border crossing, south of Rafah, Gaza, this week.  Photograph: Ahmad Salem/Bloomberg

More than 110.7 million cases of coronavirus have been recorded worldwide with more than 2.4 million deaths, according to the latest data from Johns H(...)

When the pandemic curtailed gym hours, quite a few of us moved our workouts indoors. Photograph: iStock

Five minutes of burpees, jump squats and other calisthenics significantly improves aerobic endurance, according to one of the first randomised, contro(...)

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