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More than 200 days in, COVID-19 is taking a psychological toll, and that’s entirely normal

Article content continued University of Regina psychology professor Dr. Gordon Asmundson: “The psychological footprint of the pandemic is likely as big, if not bigger, than the medical footprint.” Photo by Brandon Harder/Postmedia/File Psychotherapy, now more accessible than ever via virtual care, can help people cope with abnormal stressors, Frances says. What he doesn’t support is… Read More »

Australia passes grim virus death toll

More than 5.5 million COVID-19 tests have been conducted in Australia but the country’s top nurse has said those high testing rates need to continue as 17 new deaths in Victoria take the death toll past 500. 502 people have now died from COVID-19 in Australia since the nightmare coronavirus pandemic began. The majority of… Read More »