‘I have a really special family, I have a child that I’m awaiting some diagnoses for special needs,’ says mother.
The COVID-19 Pandemic
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic.
APTN News is reporting from across the country on the viral outbreak, vaccine rollout and how it is impacting Indigenous communities.
COVID-19 Cases | Canada
Questions and Answers
Each week on APTN National News, we’ll be speaking with Indigenous Services Canada doctors to help you wade through the fast-pace updates coming out about the vaccines.
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Dr. Evan Adams
Deputy Chief Medical Officer with Indigenous Services Canada
Dr. Marcia Anderson
Medical Officer of Health in Manitoba with Indigenous Services Canada
FAQ about COVID-19
How to stop the spread
COVID-19 is now a high risk for Canadians from coast to coast to coast.
Elders and people with compromised immune systems are most at risk. Some people who contract the virus may notice nothing more than the symptoms of a cold or flu.
There are ways to protect yourself and others from contracting the virus.
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