Daily Media Digest July 16, 2021

COVID vaccine research looks at immunocompromised
Toronto Star
“Ottawa researchers have been awarded $8 million to study how well COVID-19 vaccines work in people with varied immune responses, including …”
TAGS: COVID-19, vaccine, immunocompromised, innovative research, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Long COVID could be the ‘next public health disaster in the making.’ Here’s what we know
“Dr. Angela Cheung, an internal medicine specialist at University Health Network, consults with a patient in Toronto Western Hospital’s post-COVID …”
TAGS: COVID-19, long-hauler, public health, University Health Network

Canada pivoting vaccine plan as supplies begin to outstrip demand: Brodie
CTV News
“The military general overseeing the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines across the country says Canada is moving to a “more nuanced” …”
TAGS: vaccine, COVID-19, pandemic, public health

U of T researchers uncover clues about folate deficiency – and why some people face greater risk
“… investigator at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute at Sinai Health and holds a Canada Excellence Research Chair in Integrative Biology.”
TAGS: folate deficiency, at-risk population,

Deadly wildlife disease might threaten humans, new Canadian research suggests
“Earlier this month, the institute concluded that in addition to human health concerns, the disease’s spread over the last decade threatens Western …”
TAGS: chronic wasting disease, human health concern, University of Calgary

Prognosis: The future is bright for the next generation of healthcare leaders
McGill Newsroom
“… competencies of the Leader Role outlined in the CANMEDS educational framework of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.”
TAGS: healthcare, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, RI-MUHC