Daily Media Digest July 30, 2020

Medical experts led by SickKids release new back-to-school recommendations

“… including SickKids and the University Health Network. “They’re the experts when it comes to health and I highly recommend that we follow the health …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pediatric health, public health

Sask. vaccine developer locks in Canadian manufacturers for human clinical trials
“VIDO-InterVac makes deals with Dalton Pharma Services and Biodextris to manufacture parts of vaccine.”
TAGS: COVID-19, vaccine development, clinical trials

The 2nd wave is coming. Here’s what public health experts say we should expect
“… discrete thing that happens or doesn’t,” said Dr. Cédric Yansouni, an infectious-disease physician at the McGill University Health Centre in Montreal.”
TAGS: COVID-19, public health, infection control

Dr. Srinivas Murthy named research chair in pandemic preparedness
UBC Faculty of Medicine
“… of pediatrics, has been awarded the Health Research Foundation of Innovative Medicines Canada Chair in Pandemic Preparedness Research.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic

Researchers from U of T, Harvard study collective human behaviour amid COVID-19
“Levine holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in mechanisms and features of social behaviour. His research is supported by Canadian Institutes of …”
TAGS: COVID-19, human behaviour, public health

Poor sleep tied to multiple chronic conditions: Western University study
“… a person sleeps is tied to how likely they are to live with multiple chronic conditions, according to researchers at Western University in London, Ont.”
TAGS: innovative research, chronic illness, sleep