Daily Media Digest February 25, 2021

‘I don’t recognize the person that I am’: COVID-19 long hauler hopes new clinic will provide …

CTV News
“… literature teacher in Montreal, is among the first people to be treated at the post COVID-19 clinic at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM), …”
TAGS: COVID-19, long-hauler, innovative research, pandemic, Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM)

New, accurate saliva test could be easy-to-use ‘game changer’ in battling COVID pandemic …
National Post
“… could be processed relatively quickly in a mobile laboratory, say the researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital’s Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute …”
TAGS: saliva test, COVID-19, pandemic, public health, Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute

So you got your COVID-19 shot. Does that mean life goes back to normal?
“…asked Dr. Donald Vinh, an infectious disease specialist and medical microbiologist at the McGill University Health Centre. “That’s a question that we …”
TAGS: COVID-19, vaccination, herd immunity, public health, McGill University Health Centre

The COVID-19 vaccine delays are a warning on importance of long-term strategy
Re$earch Money
“The COVID-19 crisis revealed the dangers of a Balkanized, short-term approach to scientific research and commercialization. As Canada builds its domestic vaccine production in the next two years, it will be a lesson to keep in mind in other sectors as well.”
TAGS: COVID-19, vaccine, public health

Montreal Chest Institute Foundation and MUHC Foundation join forces to change the course of …
“The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Foundation and the Montreal Chest Institute (MCI) Foundation are joining forces to invest in Breathtaking …”
TAGS: innovative research, collaborative research, McGill University Health Centre

‘Difficult days ahead’: A medical officer of health on variants and vaccines
“He’s also a professor of emergency and family medicine at Queen’s University. TVO.org speaks with Moore about the preparedness of public-health …”
TAGS: vaccines, COVID-19, public health, vaccinations, Queen’s University