Saturday, December 5, 2020

National clinical trial to treat hospitalised patients with COVID-19

A new clinical trial led by the University of Warwick and Queen’s University Belfast seeks to find alternatives to ventilators to treat patients who are critically ill with COVID-19.

#WEARETOGETHER: International Students’ Pandemic Experiences to Help Shape Support Messages

Chinese students are helping researchers highlight how they have been left in the dark or discriminated against during the Covid-19 pandemic...

Online job advertisements continue to bounce back

Looking for a job? The COVID-19 impact on the Australian labour market has been daunting and dispiriting, but as we round out the year, online job vacancies are increasing.

Study finds “high level” of COVID vaccine resistance

Almost three-in-five Australians (58.5 per cent) say they will definitely get a COVID vaccine once it is available, new analysis from The Australian National University (ANU) shows.

Majority of Dutch people not lining up for COVID-19 vaccine

An effective and safe COVID-19 vaccine is on the horizon. Still, a majority of people in the Netherlands say they’d rather not take a vaccine as soon as it becomes available, but wait instead.

In-person Thanksgiving? Don’t do it.

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and COVID-19 cases are spiking again. Does that mean a Zoom turkey dinner is in your future?

Should a COVID-19 vaccine be mandated?

Now that two drug makers — Pfizer and Moderna — have reported highly effective results for their COVID-19 vaccines, it will be only a matter of time until they seek...

Researchers at University of Toronto, McMaster study COVID-19 testing protocols for arriving international travellers

McMaster HealthLabs, a COVID-19-focused non-profit organization associated with researchers at McMaster University, the Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton...

New centre to bridge divide between tech and patients, as COVID accelerates digital health...

The COVID-19 pandemic has lent new urgency to the need for a digitally enabled health system, says the head of a new University of Melbourne...

Return to school sees improvement in children’s mental health

Mental health difficulties in children increased during the first national lockdown (between March and June 2020), but have decreased since.
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