Daily Media Digest July 13, 2021

Testing wastewater for COVID-19 an ‘important tool for epidemiology for cities’
“Team from Health Sciences North Research Institute testing sewage in northeastern Ontario cities.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, epidemiology, wastewater, Health Sciences North Research Institute

Halton Healthcare workers participate in COVID-19 antibody study
“… the Seroprevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies — COVID-19 Antibodies in Healthcare Workers study headed by the Hospital for Sick Children.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, antibody, innovative research, SickKids Research Institute

Researchers seek health-care workers, bereaved family members for studies related to death …
UM Today
“University of Manitoba researchers want to understand the personal toll the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on front-line health workers who have …”
TAGS: COVID-19, mental health, pandemic, healthcare workers, University of Manitoba

USask expanding medical program at Regina campus to include first-year students
The Battlefords News-Optimist
“… as the University of Saskatchewan is preparing to expand its program at the Regina campus very soon. A recent announcement by USask shared …”
TAGS: medical program, University of Saskatchewan

Can blood be used to predict age-related diseases? U of T researchers bet it can
“John Dick, senior scientist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network (UHN) and a professor of molecular genetics at the University …”
TAGS: innovative research, aging population, disease detection, University Health Network