Answers to your questions about the coronavirus

A roundup of helpful links from around the CBC.

A roundup of helpful links from around the CBC

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Given that many of us are swimming in details around the coronavirus — with information around spread, closures and best practices coming at breakneck speed — this can feel like an overwhelming time. With the goal of providing answers to what may be your most pressing questions, we've rounded up the latest articles from the CBC that may help.

Planning a Canadian vacation? Some provinces may be off limits. Here's what you need to know


Why provinces are starting to test people without symptoms for COVID-19

(Jean-Francois Badias/The Associated Press)

Here's what needs to happen before we can all get vaccinated for COVID-19

(Dado Ruvic/Reuters)

A practical guide to Canada's slow reopening

(Ben Nelms/CBC)

Canada is slowly reopening — and new research reveals where you're most at risk of COVID-19

(Evan Mitsui/CBC)

Is it safe to borrow library books? Your COVID-19 questions answered

(Rick Gibbs/CBC)

Is it safe to use restaurant utensils? Your COVID-19 questions answered

(Bryan Labby/CBC)

Do I have the right to refuse work? Your COVID-19 questions answered

(Ina Fassbender/AFP/Getty Images)

Is it safe to give cards and flowers this Mother's Day? Your COVID-19 questions answered

(Tyrone Siu/Reuters)

What is contact tracing? Here's what you need to know about how it could affect your privacy

(Jeff Roberson/The Associated Press)

Anxious about COVID-19 and returning to work? Here's what you need to know


How long can a cavity wait? And other questions about routine procedures in COVID-19 limbo


How Canadians can interpret COVID-19's volatile effect on the stock market

(Richard Drew/The Associated Press)

How COVID-19 could change the way cities look and operate after the lockdowns

(Evan Mitsui/CBC)

As weather improves, questions about outdoor COVID-19 transmission risks grow

(Adam Carter/CBC)

Why can I get a haircut, but not see my friends? Your COVID-19 questions answered

(Credit: iStock/Getty Images)

Vaccines, antibodies, and beards: Your COVID-19 questions answered

(Zhang Yuwei/Xinhua/Getty)

How will schools enforce physical distancing? Your COVID-19 questions answered

(Remo Casilli/Reuters)

Why aren't we checking temperatures in public places? Your COVID-19 questions answered

(Nathan Denette/Canadian Press)

How COVID-19 symptoms develop, and how long they last

(Giorgos Moutafis/Reuters)

How Canada plans to open up: Provinces outlining plans to ease COVID-19 restrictions

(Michael Wilson/CBC)

What's up with the false negative test results? Your COVID-19 questions answered

(Thomas Kienzle/AFP/Getty Images)

Germ-zapping robots: Your COVID-19 questions answered

(Courtesy Xenex)

Find the COVID-19 benefits and programs relevant to you


Canada's top doctor says non-medical masks can help stop the spread of COVID-19

(Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)

Can mosquitoes spread the coronavirus? Your COVID-19 questions answered


Does the virus live on my pet's fur? Your COVID-19 questions answered

(Submitted by Leslie Lambert via AP)

Should I microwave my mail? Your COVID-19 questions answered

(John Einarson/CBC)

Are your groceries and food deliveries safe? Your daily COVID-19 questions answered

(Shutterstock/Atstock Productions)

A COVID-19 glossary: What the terms mean and some subtle differences

(NIAID-RML/The Associated Press/The Canadian Press)

The riskiest surfaces for coronavirus and how to clean them

(Michele Tantussi/Reuters)

'Go home and stay home.' But also exercise. How do we do that?

(Stu Mills/CBC)

Here's what you need to know about the COVID-19 scams popping up in Canada

(Evan Mitsui/CBC)

Got questions about social distancing? Here's what you need to know

(Albert Gea/Reuters)

How to self-isolate during the coronavirus crisis

(Tijana Martin/The Canadian Press)

Do I have COVID-19, the flu or a cold?

(Roberto Pfeil/The Associated Press )

What to do if you think you have COVID-19: A guide to each province and territory

(Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press)

How to support children's mental health during the coronavirus pandemic

(Submitted by Dr. Peter Silverstone)

Debunking misinformation about COVID-19

(The National)

What to expect if you need to be tested for COVID-19

(CBC/The National)

How social distancing can prevent the spread of COVID-19

(The National)


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