The National Full Live Episode for May 26

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Published on May 27, 2020 by

On Tuesday’s episode of Global National: a new report from the Canadian Armed Forces alleges residents at five Ontario long-term care homes face gruesome conditions and neglect. Dawna Friesen and Mercedes Stephenson have more on what’s in the report, and the reaction it has generated across Canada.

Meanwhile, with temperatures in Quebec surpassing 30°C, life and work inside long-term care homes is even more challenging, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mike Armstrong looks at how – and why – some Quebec residents are having a tough time keeping cool.

Canada is one of dozens of countries taking part in the World Health Organization’s trials of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine, to determine if can be a safe and effective treatment for COVID-19. But as Heather Yourex-West explains, those trials have now been suspended.

Plus, the Supreme Court of British Columbia is set to rule on the extradition case of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou on Wednesday. Abigail Bimman explains what’s at stake for Canada.

And, what is life like for people who have recovered from COVID-19? And are they immune to the virus? Jeff Semple spoke to one survivor, as well as medical experts to get their insights.

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