COVID-19 Update: Officers monitor Bowness Park skaters | More than 100,000 Albertans have tested positive | 18 more deaths reported – Calgary Herald
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“We’re paying the exact same tuition costs . . . It’s so frustrating,” said Madeline Schneider, an undergraduate education student at the University of Calgary.
“It’s getting to the point where you’re not paying for the experience, you’re not paying for the knowledge, you’re just paying for the piece of paper that will allow you to do what you want to do.”
Not the flu: Albertans describe the unpredictability of COVID symptoms
When Tara Main woke up with a tickle in her throat in early December, she had no reason to think she’d been in contact with anyone who might have COVID-19.
Nevertheless, Main, 41, booked a test for that day, and started keeping her distance from her family and wearing a mask.
Within 16 hours, her test results came back positive, and that’s when things got bad. She said she got progressively worse every day, with a range of symptoms.
“It rapidly changed, every day,” she said. “The symptoms changed and it turned into something else.
“With the flu, you kind of have the same symptoms every day. With COVID, it was as though it was trying every other thing to get me.”
One year of COVID-19: What we now know, and what we still don’t know about the novel coronavirus
Dec. 30, 2019 was the day it officially started.
One year of the COVID-19 virus, there are still a great number of unknowns about the disease that could result in a projected 1.8 million deaths worldwide by the close of the year.
From the origins of the virus, to the mysteries of asymptomatic carriers and why kids seem less susceptible, the National Post looks at some of the big unknowns, and what we do know for certain now.
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