Daily Media Digest December 13, 2021

How an inhaled COVID-19 vaccine might breathe life into fight against the pandemic – The …
The Globe and Mail
“When volunteers show up in the coming weeks to test a pair of COVID-19 vaccines developed at McMaster University, there will be something missing …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccine, McMaster University

Fully vaccinated: How many doses will it take, and how will Canada decide? – Global News
Global News
“Click to play video: ‘Rising Ontario Omicron cases prompts major changes to vaccine certificates · Click to play video: ‘COVID-19: Pfizer vaccine …”
TAGS: vaccine, pandemic, COVID-19, Omicron, booster dose, Queen’s University

Ontario needs new pandemic response strategy as omicron makes inroads: experts | CBC News
“We obviously have dealt with this for two years, but this is very different,” said Dr. Zain Chagla, an infectious diseases specialist at McMaster …
TAGS: Omicron, vaccine, pandemic, COVID-19, McMaster University

Research projects brighten lives and boost health of kids during COVID | News | University of Calgary
University of Calgary
“New federal funding will support researchers as they address mental well-being of children, youth, and their families in Canada.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, children and youth health, mental health, University of Calgary

MUHC hoping to extend lives with precision oncology – Montreal | Globalnews.ca
Global News
“The patient of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has Stage 4 liver cancer but he’s just started a prescription drug that targets a …”
TAGS: precision oncology, cancer, innovative research, MUHC

Your Smartphone May Be Able to Detect Your Anxiety – Verywell Health
Verywell Health
“Now, researchers at Simon Fraser University and the Institute of Business Administration in Karachi developed an AI-powered smartphone product …”
TAGS: anxiety, mental health, medical technology, Simon Fraser University