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The following articles comprise Yvette d’Entremont‘s 2020 coverage of the coronavirus pandemic:

March 17: From panic to positive action: building a better response to the pandemic

March 17: How stigma around COVID-19 might hurt vulnerable populations

March 18: Bus drivers are “absolutely terrified” about COVID-19

March 19: Farmers Markets adjust to COVID-19 with online stores

March 23: Doctor: Keeping the liquor stores open is the right thing to do

March 24: Virtual doctors’ visits now OK: physicians and province strike deal

March 25: Postal workers are worried about their safety

March 27: Françoise Baylis: What kind of world will we have when we come out of this crisis?

March 31: Report: the food supply is safe

April 1: Bear hunting: “Hundreds and hundreds of teddies and other stuffies are out there giving our kiddos something to look forward to and making them smile and laugh”

April 1: Drive-thrus and social distancing

April 3; Disaster medicine specialist: Nova Scotia sets the “gold standard” in COVID-19 response

April 4: Victoria Park arrest was example of increased surveillance of Black people during COVID-19, says Dal prof

April 6: Wearing non-medical masks now supported by public health officials

April 7: Workers say the Autoport is violating social distancing orders, and two of them have tested positive for COVID-19

April 9: Eating disorders worsen with COVID-19

April 10: A Halifax family explains what it’s like to have COVID-19

April 15: House sales slow, but lots of people still need real estate services

April 16: Daily COVID-19 update: as of last night, Northwood nursing home had 59 cases

April 17: A new way of thinking about food

April 22: Child’s play: researchers want to know what kids are doing with unstructured time

April 23: Daily COVID-19 update: Four more seniors have died with the disease

April 27: Drinking our way through the pandemic isn’t a great idea

April 28: Daily COVID-19 update: Three more Northwood residents have died from the disease

April 30: COVID-19 and vulnerable populations: now is the time for “meaningful social justice change”

May 6: Researcher: nursing home COVID deaths reveal “fault lines” in care for elderly

May 8: Cooking during COVID

May 11: Researcher wants to know how many people are dying from heart attacks because of COVID response

May 21: Harm reduction: how homeless people are getting their drugs during a COVID quarantine

May 22: Transforming Nova Scotia

May 23: Ethicists: Immunity passports are a “bad idea”

May 26: COVID-19 restrictions are causing a mental health crisis: Dal prof

May 30: The pandemic diaries

June 1: Masks For Humanity is making and delivering thousands of masks for free for people across Atlantic Canada

June 2: We’ll soon be driving more again, so watch out for animals that have gotten used to car-free roads

June 3: If and when a coronavirus vaccine is developed, will people vaccinate their children?

June 3: Today’s COVID-19 update: Stephen McNeil says people should go back to work even if they’d receive more money by staying home

June 4: Caregivers stressed about return to work with no childcare

June 5: Here’s what Day One of the New Normal looked like

June 9: Report: Canadians plan to avoid restaurants ‘for the foreseeable future’

June 10: How COVID-19 social stigma has impacted Nova Scotians

June 11: We’re told to socially distance, but people are hooking up and having sex

June 17: NSHA working on fix for swamped blood collection appointment line

June 19: Dating, romance, and sex in the pandemic

June 22: Funding to house homeless in hotels runs out next week

June 24: Fear of COVID didn’t keep people having a heart attack from going to hospital

June 25: Announcing a different kind of Atlantic bubble: cancer research

July 3: Epidemiologist: the Atlantic bubble is low-risk, until the second wave comes

July 4: People with disabilities ‘getting left behind’ during pandemic

July 7: Should Nova Scotia schools open in the fall, and if so, what should that look like?

July 8: Researcher: “feel no shame — sext your quarantine away,” but be safe

July 14: Parents press for back-to-school plan

July 14: Child’s play: kids’ physical activity levels are plummeting during pandemic

July 19: Anti-maskers bring their misinformation to Halifax

July 31: Nova Scotia COVID-19 update: Two new cases, masks become mandatory

Aug. 4: Documents show horrors at Northwood during COVID outbreak

Aug. 11: Study: the pandemic hit to the restaurant industry will continue for years

Aug. 18: What do the kids think about back-to-school?

Aug. 19: Union leaders: Schools could be ‘match that lights the second wave’

Aug. 24: Hand sanitizer package looks like children’s food pouch

Aug. 25: Time to catch up on all our vaccines: Doctor

Sept. 1: Because of the pandemic, we’re cooking more at home; we’re also wasting a lot more food

Sept. 1: Psychologist: parents shouldn’t let their anxiety over school reopening spook their children

Sept. 3: Waiting 5 days for a COVID test and result for her child is “completely unacceptable,” says Dartmouth mom

Nov. 9: New study to give clearer picture of numbers of Canadian COVID-19 infections

Nov. 12: Nova Scotians cite fear of COVID more than other Canadians for ordering online groceries

Nov. 26: Long haulers: six months after contracting COVID-19, some people still suffer from the disease

Nov. 26: Study examining COVID-19 in health care workers seeking Halifax participants

Nov. 30: Dal prof: Better funding may stave off a “mental health disaster”

Dec. 9: Report: Our mental health is deteriorating through the pandemic

Tim Bousquet is the editor and publisher of the Halifax Examiner. Twitter @Tim_Bousquet Mastodon

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