Daily Media Digest November 4, 2020

UCalgary facility to further research into COVID-19 vaccine and treatments
UCalgary News
“University of Calgary scientists and clinicians will soon have access to a Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) lab to further their research into vaccines and …”
TAGS: COVID-19, vaccine, treatment, innovative research, University of Calgary

Carleton and Bruyère Researchers Receive Grant to help Long-Term Care Homes Protect …
Carleton Newsroom
“Partners include the Bruyère Research Institute and the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care. “Unlike hospitals …”
TAGS: COVID-19, long-term care homes, at-risk populations, aging populations, Carleton University, Bruyere Research Institute

How to combat COVID fatigue: experts say clear messaging, safe social options needed
CTV News
“…said Dr. Zain Chagla, an infectious disease expert with McMaster University. “At the beginning of (the pandemic), we had our own personal fears that …”
TAGS: COVID-19, social distancing, infectious disease, public health, McMaster University, University of Manitoba

Researchers tracking ‘forgotten’ hospital cleaners through pandemic
“Dr. Marie-Hélène Chomienne, a researcher at Bruyère Research Institute, initiated the study. Lalande said the team wanted to hear from cleaning staff …”
TAGS: pandemic, mental health, innovative research, Bruyere Research Institute

Who should get COVID-19 vaccine first is complicated: U of A nursing prof leads research team
Edmonton Journal
“Canadians will get their say on who they think should get any COVID-19 … research project funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.”
TAGS: COVID-19, vaccine, public health, University of Alberta