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COVID-19 spread increases when UV levels decrease

Friday, December 18, 2020
The team analyzed the data in multiple ways and consistently found that the higher the UV, the lower the spread of COVID-19, but it remains unclear what mechanism is driving that effect. continue reading

Ontario Supports Employers and Employees Impacted by COVID-19

Friday, December 18, 2020
For employers with non-unionized employees, the government is extending regulatory changes brought forward under the Employment Standards Act to July 3, 2021. continue reading

Ontario Supporting Workers Impacted by COVID-19

Thursday, December 17, 2020
The Ontario government is providing $77 million to help people who were laid off due to the impact of COVID-19 find in-demand jobs in their local communities. continue reading

‘Treat taking vitamin D like mask-wearing to save lives’, say doctors

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
“Decades of safety data show that vitamin D has very low risk ... The risk of insufficient levels far outweighs any risk from levels that seem to provide most of the protection against Covid-19 ... Vitamin D’s safety is more like that of face masks. There is no need to wait for further clinical trials to increase use of something so safe.” continue reading

Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles 206

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles 206 The best method to top off vitamin in winter is to use a sunbed (tanning bed). People in Canada who use sunbeds have by far the highest levels of vitamin D in the country, especially in winter.… continue reading

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