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How COVID-19 has changed daily life a year after Canada's first case

On January 25th, 2020, Canadians were still living their lives like they always had: commuting to the office, visiting friends, dining out, hugging loved ones, vacationing. But the announcement that day of Canada's first COVID-19 case set in motion a chain of events that would soon change everything, even one year later.

Dr. David Williams, centre, Chief Medical Officer of Health, is joined by Andy Smith, President and CEO of Sunnybrook Health Sciences, left to right, Dr. Eileen de Villa, Medical Officer of Health for the City of Toronto, Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health, Christine Elliott, Minister of Health, and Dr. Peter Donnelly, President and Chief Executive Officer of Public Health Ontario, as they attend a news conference in Toronto on Saturday, January 25, 2020, as officials announce that Canada's first presumptive positive case of the Coronavirus is being treated at Toronto's Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, after arriving on a flight from China. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)

Trump's virus adviser says some saw it as 'hoax'

Dr. Deborah Birx says when she was co-ordinator of U.S. President Donald Trump's coronavirus task force, she had to grapple with COVID-19 deniers in the White House and that someone gave the president 'parallel' streams of data that conflicted with hers.