Daily Media Digest July 27, 2020

Saskatoon-based lab closer to COVID-19 vaccine after breakthrough
CTV Toronto
“… Organization – International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac), exchanging information and getting ready to hand off their work for the next stages.”
TAGS: COVID-19, vaccine, innovative research

What are my chances of catching COVID-19 if I take a flight?
The Globe and Mail
“… Dr. Susy Hota, medical director of infection prevention and control at the University Health Network (UHN), a collection of medical centres in Toronto.”
TAGS: COVID-19, public health

Women in health care at increased risk for stress, burnout and depression during COVID-​19: U of …
“The work was supported by an operating grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The research team identified a number of common …”
TAGS: mental health, COVID-19, frontline workers

Canadian universities partner to fight COVID-19
Yorkton This Week
“… leading-edge research team at the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre …”
TAGS: COVID-19, innovative research, public health

Debunking your favourite COVID-19 conspiracy theories
Ubyssey Online
“According to a recent study conducted by the Carleton University School of Journalism in Ottawa, nearly 46 per cent of Canadians believe in at least …”
TAGS: COVID-19, public health

McMaster research leads Canada-wide research initiative to address sepsis
“The funding, through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), was … “Sepsis Canada brings together around 200 clinicians, researchers, and … on how many people in Canada are impacted by sepsis, with a recent study …”
TAGS: sepsis, Canada-wide network, research initiative