Daily Media Digest December 22, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine under development in Sask. could be used as booster dose | CTV News
CTV News Saskatoon
“A Saskatoon-made COVID-19 vaccine could be available to the general public next year, VIDO-InterVac CEO Volker Gerdts said.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccine, boster, VIDO InterVac

Pandemic highlights struggles faced by women physicians: SFU-led study | Indo-Canadian Voice
Indo-Canadian Voice
“… who co-authored the study, also serves as co-chair of the Physician Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee at Vancouver Coastal Health.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, healthcare workers, mental health, Simon Frasier University

Slowing down the spread of Omicron with boosters | Watch News Videos Online
Global News
“University of Saskatchewan Epidemiologist Nazeem Muhajarine discusses the role of boosters in heading off surging COVID-19 cases, fueled by the …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, boosters, University of Saskatchewan

Income inequality and COVID-19: We are in the same storm, but not in the same boat …
Philippine Canadian Inquirer
“James Davies, Western University, Edgardo Sepulveda, Ryerson University and The Conversation. The pandemic has given researchers like us a unique …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, medical care, Western University, Ryerson University, University Health Network

Living Well with Ulcerative Colitis
Health Insight
“According to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, ulcerative colitis is one of two main forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); the other is Crohn’s disease. These diseases inflame the lining of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and disrupt your body’s ability to digest food, absorb nutrition, and eliminate waste in a healthy manner.”
TAGS: Crohn’s, colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University