Filters
Communicable diseases -- Transmission -- Prevention  

The National Luck and sound decisions helped B.C. avoid worst-case COVID-19 scenario

British Columbia avoided the worst-case scenario during the COVID-19 pandemic largely because of its well co-ordinated messaging, sound decisions and a little bit of luck.
  • 2020
  • 00:06:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/09/2020

CBC News Explainer: What's missing when we talk while wearing protective masks?

CBC News asked two experts what's lost from the human experience when one of our biggest tools of communication is eclipsed and muffled by cloth.
  • 2020
  • 00:05:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/07/2020

The National Scientists develop an app that tracks how COVID-19 mutates person-to-person

Computer scientists at Toronto's Peter Munk Cardiac Centre have developed an app that can track how COVID-19 is mutating as it spreads from person-to-person, allowing for the potential to predict outbreaks and even design vaccines.
  • 2020
  • 00:01:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/02/2020

The National Second wave of COVID-19 a ‘statistical certainty’: infectious disease expert

World-renowned infectious disease expert Dr. Gabriel Leung was among the first to predict the scale of the COVID-19 pandemic in January and he says the worst is far from over.
  • 2020
  • 00:07:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/29/2020

CBC News Students Ask CBC News: Living in residence during COVID-19, testing students, spread through pools

In this video, host Carole MacNeil discusses questions from high school students on COVID-19 with Dr. Lisa Barrett from Dalhousie University's Division of Infectious Diseases. This is the fifth in a series of videos that CBC News will be producing to answer questions from students across Canada.Teachers, if you know a high school student with questions about the global pandemic, ...
  • 2020
  • 00:08:37
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/10/2020

CBC News Students Ask CBC News: COVID-19 vs. the flu, spread through food, back to school

In this video, host Carole MacNeil discusses questions from high school students on COVID-19 with Dr. Lisa Barrett from Dalhousie University's Division of Infectious Diseases. This is the fourth in a series of videos that CBC News will be producing to answer questions from students across Canada.Teachers, if you know a high school student with questions about the global pandemic, ...
  • 2020
  • 00:06:25
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/03/2020

CBC News Students Ask CBC News: COVID-19 worst-case scenarios, immunity, risk to young children

In this video, host Carole MacNeil discusses questions from high school students on COVID-19 with Dr. Lisa Barrett from Dalhousie University's Division of Infectious Diseases. This is the third in a series of videos that CBC News will be producing to answer questions from students across Canada.Teachers, if you know a high school student with questions about the global pandemic, ...
  • 2020
  • 00:07:52
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/27/2020

CBC News Students Ask CBC News: COVID-19 treatments and vaccines, social distancing rules, masks

In this video, host Carole MacNeil discusses questions from high school students on COVID-19 with Dr. Lisa Barrett from Dalhousie University's Division of Infectious Diseases. This is the second in a series of videos that CBC News will be producing to answer questions from students across Canada.Teachers, if you know a high school student with questions about the global pandemic, ...
  • 2020
  • 00:07:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/20/2020

The National How South Korea flattened its COVID-19 curve

Systems of extensive testing and contact tracing helped South Korea quickly flatten its COVID-19 curve, but many Western countries might think some of the methods infringe too much on privacy.
  • 2020
  • 00:06:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/19/2020

CBC News Students Ask CBC News: COVID-19 and asthma, natural remedies, Swedish approach

In this video, host Carole MacNeil discusses questions from high school students on COVID-19 with Dr. Lisa Barrett from Dalhousie University's Division of Infectious Diseases. This is the first in a series of videos that CBC News will be producing to answer questions from students across Canada.Teachers, if you know a high school student with questions about the global pandemic, ...
  • 2020
  • 00:08:27
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/13/2020

News in Review - April 2020 Covid-19: Pandemic, Fear and Precautions

It's being compared to the largest pandemic in history, the Spanish flu of 1918, which infected a third of the world’s population. Novel Coronavirus or Covid-19 is a new strain of flu sweeping the planet, which causes severe respiratory illness. The World Health Organisation has put the global fatality rate for coronavirus as high as 3.4 percent. The outbreak started ...
  • 2020
  • 00:20:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/06/2020

Access to this content is reserved to News in Review | Current Edition subscribers.

More details

CBC News How to handle your groceries during the COVID-19 outbreak

The coronavirus can live up to several days on some surfaces, but experts say there's no reason to worry about the groceries you bring home. CBC News shows you how basic hygiene will keep you safe from your groceries.
  • 2020
  • 00:01:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/01/2020

CBC News Is food delivery safe during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Andrew Chang looks at whether it's safe to get food delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 2020
  • 00:00:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/01/2020

The National Canada's role in the global race to find a COVID-19 vaccine

Canada's leading vaccine researcher and a team at the University of Saskatchewan are working around the clock to find a COVID-19 vaccine to save lives.
  • 2020
  • 00:03:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/01/2020

Studio K Studio K from Home: Vampire Sneeze with Gary

Gary demonstrates the newest sneeze craze – the Vampire Sneeze! Try it out for yourself!
  • 2020
  • 00:01:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 04/06/2020

Studio K Studio K from Home: The Prime Minister's Message to Kids

Listen along with Mr. O to this important message from our prime minister!
  • 2020
  • 00:02:17
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 04/06/2020

Studio K Studio K from Home: Doing Your Part with Gary

Gary tells you about the importance of staying home and all the fun stuff you can do!
  • 2020
  • 00:02:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 04/06/2020

Studio K Studio K from Home: High Elbows with Mr Orlando

Mr. O shows you a spicy but healthy alternative to the traditional high five!
  • 2020
  • 00:01:40
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 04/03/2020

Studio K Studio K from Home: Vampire Sneeze

Mr. O demonstrates the newest sneeze craze – the Vampire Sneeze! Try it out for yourself!
  • 2020
  • 00:01:50
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 04/03/2020

Studio K Studio K from Home: Doing Your Part with Mr. Orlando

Mr. O tells you about the importance of staying home, and gives some other helpful tips to help you stay healthy and happy!
  • 2020
  • 00:02:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 04/03/2020

Studio K Studio K From Home: High Elbows with Gary

Gary shows you a happy, healthy, fun alternative to the high five!
  • 2020
  • 00:01:13
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 04/03/2020

CBC News What we actually know about the coronavirus

Information about the coronavirus outbreak is spreading fast, but what do we actually know about the illness? CBC News medical contributor and family physician Dr. Peter Lin breaks down the facts about what it is, where it came from, how it spreads and what you can do to protect yourself.
  • 2020
  • 00:05:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/01/2020

CBC Kids News How to keep busy during coronavirus

Do you feel like you suddenly have a lot of free time on your hands? Schools are shut down across the country, but because of social distancing, your activities are also limited. You can’t go to the movies or hang out with large groups of friends. It’s hard to figure out what to do with all this free time, but ...
  • 2020
  • 00:02:11
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/31/2020

The National Flattening the curve: How to slow down coronavirus spread

Graph shows how new cases of COVID-19 can quickly overwhelm a health-care system if precautions aren't taken.
  • 2020
  • 00:00:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/31/2020

CBC Kids News Can I go outside during the coronavirus outbreak?

Unsure whether or not you should be going outside right now? The short answer is yes — fresh air and exercise are important. But you should take some extra steps to make sure you’re staying safe. Many people are practicing social distancing to help prevent the spread of the virus. And some people are self-isolating because they have been — ...
  • 2020
  • 00:01:22
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/30/2020