Drug supply chain could still be interrupted because of COVID-19

New Brunswick pharmacists say there are still potential drug shortages on the horizon because of the global COVID-19 pandemic. That's why they're asking New Brunswickers to voluntarily limit themselves to a 30-day supply rather than the usual 90 days, says Sam...

What it’s like to have COVID-19: Saint Johner breaks silence on illness

Kym Murphy was careful. She washed her hands. She practised physical distancing. But the usually healthy, vibrant 54-year-old still contracted COVID-19.  "I was so careful with hand washing," said Murphy, a motorcycle enthusiast and mother of one who works as a...

Some children with COVID-19 become seriously ill, study finds

Children of all ages are susceptible to COVID-19 and while their symptoms are generally less severe than those of adults, a small percentage — particularly preschoolers and infants — can become seriously ill, according to a new study.A pre-publication version of the report has been...

Vitalité CEO stands behind postponed emergency room proposals

The head of the Vitalité Health Network says the plan to cut emergency room hours at six rural hospitals was solid, but the emotional backlash against the plan makes consultation necessary."The proposals that we made were very good, were very...