Daily Media Digest July 15, 2021

Researchers launch study into COVID-19 vaccine uptake and efficacy in vulnerable urban …
UBC News
“… Control and Vancouver Coastal Health—want to know how these dual health emergencies are being experienced. They have launched a new study …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccine, vulnerable populations

‘Learn to live with it’: COVID-19 can’t be eradicated like smallpox, experts warn
“… that don’t mutate, according to Matthew Miller, an associate professor at McMaster University’s department of biochemistry and biomedical science.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, influenza, vaccination, McMaster Universtiy

U of C says ‘genetic fingerprint’ from wastewater crucial for tracking COVID-19 outbreaks
“A pilot project by University of Calgary researchers testing wastewater for traces of COVID-19 is being deemed a success as it gets ready to …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, wastewater, testing, University of Calgary

Report by McMaster University researchers uncovers why rare blood clots occur after some …
“A research team out of McMaster University in Hamilton reports it has found an explanation as to why viral vector vaccines such as AstraZeneca and …”
TAGS: blood clot, vaccine, viral vector vaccine, McMaster University

Reaching pregnant women via internet, airwaves increases prenatal program participation in First …
UM Today
“The program took a “two-eyed seeing” approach, incorporating both Indigenous and non-Indigenous scientific knowledge about healthy pregnancy …”
TAGS: prenatal program, women’s health, developmental health, gestational support, University of Manitoba

Homelessness is an even greater challenge if you have diabetes
“… residents can find assistance through the diabetes education and information program, for children and adults, provided by Health Sciences North.”
TAGS: diabetes, chronic health condition, Health Sciences North