Daily Media Digest July 6, 2020

Are kids key vectors in the spread of COVID-19 or not? U of C scientists want to know
“Doctors at the University of Calgary lead North American study involving 1,600 kids.”
TAGS: virus, COVID-19, vulnerable populations

Vancouver biotech firm could play key role in developing COVID-19 vaccine
“BioNTech, which has partnered with Pfizer, began its trials back in April, while CureVac and Imperial College began trials last month. Read more: …”
TAGS: COVID-19, vaccine, innovative research

COVID-19 and masks: Infectious disease experts answer your questions
“Hota — an infectious disease physician, clinician, and director at the University Health Network in Toronto — told Common that in the early days of the …”
TAGS: infectious disease, COVID-19, personal protective equipment

U of R professor receives nearly $1M for COVID-19 treatment research
Regina Leader-Post
“Babu’s team also includes people from Carleton University, the University of Toronto, the University of Manitoba, Western University and the Public …”
TAGS: innovative research, COVID-19, vaccine development

Pets, vets, vaccines and the pandemic: Animal and human health entwined more than ever in …
“Falzarano and his team at VIDO-InterVac are one of many research groups, in Canada and around the world, working to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.”
TAGS: pandemic, mental health, vaccine development