Daily Media Digest June 23, 2021

You’ve had your 2nd dose. What’s safe to do now?
“… an infectious diseases epidemiologist at ICES Ontario, a health-care research centre based at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccination, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

ImPaKT team expands COVID-19 research to target variants of concern
Western News
“… PhD, professor and Canada research chair in HIV pathogenesis and viral control at Western’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. “If those start …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, variants of concern, pathogenesis, Western University

Study finds schools are not at higher risk for COVID-19
UBC Faculty of Medicine
“… in day-to-day life in the community, according to a new study led by researchers from UBC, BC Children’s Hospital, and Vancouver Coastal Health.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, public health, community health, Vancouver Coastal Health

Legislation for National Diabetes Framework in Canada becomes law
“Diabetes Canada developed Diabetes 360° in collaboration with more than 100 groups and individuals from across Canada and is an evidence- …”
TAGS: Diabetes, chronic health, national framework, Diabetes Canada

Childhood cancer discovery may stop tumour spread before it starts
“Researchers with BC Children’s Hospital, BC Cancer and the University of British Columbia have learned that Ewing sarcoma cells, and likely other types of cancer cells, are able to develop their own shielding which protects them from the harsh environment of the bloodstream and other locations as they search for a new place to settle, or metastasize. The study was recently published in Cancer Discovery.”
TAGS: cancer, children’s health, tumor, sarcoma cells, Provincial Health Services Authority

Indigenous-led HIV research centre opens in Sask.
“Dr. Alexandra King, who is from the Nipissing First Nation in Ontario, is the Cameco chair in Indigenous health and wellness and the lead researcher …”
TAGS: HIV, Indigenous-led research, health and wellness, University of Saskatchewan

Patient groups outraged over PMPRB’s latest campaign
“… said Durhane Wong-Rieger, President and CEO of CORD (Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders) in a recent press release from The (CORD).”
TAGS: PMPRB, advocacy, Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders