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2020 April

Daily Media Digest April 22, 2020

COVID-19: The End of the Beginning of Health Digitalization CSPC “While it is admittedly early to contemplate the far-reaching implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for Canada’s health system, one thing is already unequivocally clear: we […]

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2020 April

Daily Media Digest April 21, 2020

Researchers work on developing COVID-19 vaccine ontariouniversities.ca “Developing a vaccine for the deadly COVID-19 virus is one of the most urgent needs in the global fight to curb the pandemic.” TAGS: COVID-19, public health, vaccine […]

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2020 April

Daily Media Digest April 20, 2020

McMaster researchers use additional funding to study how COVID-19 impacts people differently Globalnews.ca “… said Dr. Dawn Bawdish, McMaster professor of pathology and molecular medicine and the Canada Research Chair in Aging and Immunity.” TAGS: […]

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2020 April

Daily Media Digest April 17, 2020

Tips for Your #mentalhealth in the COVID-19 Crisis Mood Disorders Society of Canada “Value yourself and your loved ones: practice self-care: wash your hands frequently, engage your children or grandchildren to do the same by […]

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2020 April

Daily Media Digest April 16, 2020

Caring contacts: a compassionate grassroots response to COVID-19 that is based on science The Globe and Mail “Zena Samaan, a psychiatrist and suicide researcher at McMaster University who has been running a small pilot that […]

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2020 April

Daily Media Digest April 15, 2020

‘Cough chamber’ shows 2 metres of physical distancing not enough: Western University researchers Globalnews.ca “Research for the study took place inside the Western University mechanical and materials engineering department’s “cough chamber” during the …” TAGS: COVID-19, public […]

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2020 April

Daily Media Digest April 14, 2020

All non-COVID19 research and clinical trials at hospitals suspended or cancelled due to funding crunch The Star “Leaders at Canada’s biggest hospitals have written an urgent plea to the prime minister to extend the federal […]

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2020 April

Daily Media Digest April 9, 2020

Carleton Researchers Developing Tools to Identify and Manage COVID-19 Carleton Newsroom (press release) “AGE-WELL’s SAM3 National Innovation Hub, a joint initiative with Carleton and Ottawa’s Bruyère Research Institute, uses “sensors and analytics for …” TAGS: […]

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2020 April

Daily Media Digest April 8, 2020

Sinai Health researchers develop robotic system to survey for widespread exposure to COVID-19 The Globe and Mail “With demand growing for blood tests that can reveal who may have already been exposed to the COVID-19 […]