Daily Media Digest July 22, 2021

Montreal study to examine long-term effects of COVID-19
“Over a year, researchers at McGill University, Université de Sherbrooke and the Clinical Research Institute of Montreal will follow 200 people who …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, long-term effects, IRCM

Researchers to study COVID-19 vaccine efficacy and safety in transplant patients
Financial Post
“This research will build on Canada’s leadership in transplant medicine and inform health policy to best protect transplant recipients from COVID-19.”.
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, transplant patients, vaccine efficacy, University Health Network

U of C vaccine hesitancy guide gives doctors facts for struggling patients
“A guidebook by researchers from the University of Calgary will assist family doctors who have patients with vaccine hesitancy. A poll released …”
TAGS: vaccine hesitancy, COVID-19, public health, pandemic, University of Calgary

U of S research team investigates long-term effects of COVID-19
“Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan have published findings that delve into the effects of COVID-19 on other organs and potential …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, long-term effects, University of Saskatchewan

Saying the pandemic is not over yet, immunization expert urges caution
Ottawa Citizen
“Ottawa’s Dr. Kumanan Wilson, a senior researcher at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute with a specialty in immunization, says no. Despite the …”
TAGS: pandemic, immunization, public health, COVID-19, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

McMaster joins effort to enhance end-of-life care in Indigenous communities
“A McMaster University researcher is leading an initiative that is intended to support First Nations, Inuit and Metis (FNIM) people who are entering …”
TAGS: Indigenous community health, end-of-life-care, community health, McMaster University

How offering traditional Indigenous food could help improve health care in Sask.
CTV Toronto
“While the research is just in the beginning stages, Morton believes their collaborative work will bring awareness and change to Indigenous health …”
TAGS: Indigenous health, health care, collaboration, University of Saskatchewan