Daily Media Digest May 12, 2020

Canadian Frailty Network funds research into the prevention of COVID-19 spread in long-term care
Canadian Frailty Network
“The Canadian Frailty Network has funded a study to inform older adults and long-term care facilities on how to prepare for and respond to a possible COVID-19 outbreak in their communities.”
TAGS: COVID-19, public health, preventative care, geriatric health

Why FaceTime can’t replace face-to-face time during social distancing
“This article, written by Anna Rudkovska, Western University and Wuyou Sui, Western University, originally appeared on The Conversation and has …”
TAGS: mental health, social interaction, COVID-19

Queen’s University Archives collecting COVID-19 material for future research
“… the City of Kingston and the Archives of Ontario, to collect digital records, including medical research, findings and articles that have been published …”
TAGS: COVID-19, innovative research

How the scientific community started its own COVID-19 response
The Hill Times
“… Genome Centre and professor of human genetics, and Dr. Anne-Claude Gingras, senior investigator at Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute at …”
TAGS: innovative research, COVID-19, public health

McMaster faculty help lead national response to COVID-19
Brighter World – McMaster University
“McMaster University faculty members are taking leadership roles in Canada’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.”
TAGS: innovative research, COVID-19, public health

COVID-19: Western students have chance to study pandemic in real time
The London Free Press
“Western University’s new course on information dissemination during a pandemic comes with a trigger warning for potential students due to its content, …”
TAGS: innovative research, COVID-19, public health