Daily Media Digest November 30, 2021

VIDO-InterVac running vaccine trial in Africa as Omicron variant spreads | Watch News Videos Online
Global News
“VIDO-InterVac director and CEO Dr. Volker Gerdts tells Global News Morning they are trialling their Saskatoon-made COVID-19 vaccine in Africa …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, Omicron variant, Canadian solutions, vaccine, VIDO-InterVac

Omicron response should focus on global vaccine equity, not travel bans – Lethbridge News Now
Lethbridge News Now
“As Canada confirms its first cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, scientists say banning travellers from sou…”
TAGS: COVID-19, vaccine, global vaccine equity, variant, McMaster University, Simon Fraser University

CSMLS Shines a Spotlight on the Real MVPs of the Pandemic With an Assist from Dr …
Yahoo Finance
“The Coat of Honour will also be on physical display for the public including the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame and Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, medical laboratory science, Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, CSMLS

Ottawa wasterwater researchers prepare to monitor omicron variant | CBC News
“Dr. Gerald Evans, an infectious diseases specialist at Queen’s University, said it’s too early to say whether omicron is more deadly or spreads …”
TAGS: COVID-19, omicron variant, wastewater tracking, infectious disease, Queen’s University

Clinic fills critical gap in autism care – McGill Reporter
McGill Reporter – McGill University
“The ACAR Clinic follows an integrated clinical research model. This means that clinical data helps to advance research, and research informs …”
TAGS: autism, developmental health, access to care, clinical research model, RI-MUHC

Gilead Canada launches national educational and screening initiative to address Hepatitis …
“CNW/ – Gilead Sciences Canada, Inc. (Gilead Canada) today announced the launch of Take a 15-Minute Break. For You., a nationwide campaign …”
TAGS: hepatitis, medical education, screening initiative, Gilead Canada

Researchers get down to the molecules of disease occurrence – Western News
Western News – Western University
“A breakthrough genetic discovery from researchers at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry is unlocking new clues about why some individuals …”
TAGS: brain health, mental health, genetic research, aging population, Western University

Gilead’s Bold Ambition of Transforming Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Treatment to Be …
“Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) will present additional data from the Phase 3 ASCENT study of Trodelvy® (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy) during …”
TAGS: cancer, women’s health, breast cancer, Gilead Canada