Daily Media Digest October 25, 2021

Why ‘waning immunity’ from COVID-19 vaccines isn’t as bad as it sounds – CBC.ca
“… COVID-19 vaccines, as evidenced in the New England Journal of Medicine from researchers at the University Health Network (UHN) in Toronto.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccines, immunity, breakthrough cases, University Health Network, Lunenfeld-Tannenbaum RI

Still several years before COVID-19 becomes a seasonal illness, specialist says | CBC.ca
“Dr. Gerald Evans, chair of the division of infectious diseases at Queen’s University, says it will likely take years for COVID-19 to become a …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, seasonal illness, infectious disease, influenza, Queen’s University

Ontario should allow more routine vaccinations at pharmacies, says pharmacy association – CBC.ca
“The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada says a worrying number of Ontarians are missing routine vaccinations – and they’re pitching a …”
TAGS: vaccinations, pharmacy, access to care, The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association

Psychedelic research centre for mental health gets $5 million donation | CTV News
CTV News
“Canadian tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist Sanjay Singhal gives $5 million to help launch a new psychedelic psychotherapy research centre …”
TAGS: mental health, innovative research, treatment options, psychotherapy, University Health Network

Albertan researchers believe urine could provide key to detecting concussions – Global News
Global News
“Researchers at the Universities of Lethbridge and Calgary have developed a test that can determine if an athlete is concussed by examining small …”
TAGS: traumatic brain injury, concussion, detection, medical testing, University of Calgary