Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Policies for COVID-19 elimination, not mitigation, best for health, economy and civil liberties

Countries which aimed to eliminate COVID-19 registered fewer deaths, better economic performance and fewer restrictions and lockdowns, according to an article in The Lancet.

The Future Of Global Value Chains in the Post‐COVID-19 Economy

The debate has long begun, however, over whether the world economy has already de-globalized — and whether extraordinary global events such as Covid-19 pandemic have shaken the global economy...

As Covid Crisis Unfolds in India, Johns Hopkins Rushes To Help

The university is working urgently with partners on the ground to offer support and expertise to India, with efforts organized and led by the newly created Johns Hopkins India Institute

UCL-Venturas sent to India to help with COVID-19 surge

UCL has sent 100 non-invasive breathing aids to India as part of the UK Government’s shipment of emergency medical supplies.

UBC-grown biotech companies lead global pandemic efforts

Millions of Canadians have received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, but what many may not realize is that a key component of the injection was developed right here at UBC.

Working with local biotech, University of Toronto to test drug that may prevent fatal...

The University of Toronto has partnered with Markham, Ont.-based Edesa Biotech on laboratory studies of a drug that physicians are already using at Canadian hospitals in a clinical...

McMaster ensures employees have time off for COVID vaccinations

The university has approved a COVID-19 Vaccination Leave that allows employees time away from work to get their COVID-19 vaccinations.

Demand for Kids Helpline rises during COVID-19 pandemic

The demand for Kids Helpline saw a significant increase in the volume of children and young people seeking help in 2020 compared to 2019...

Online farmers’ markets valuable when crisis events like COVID occur

New research is shining light on the importance of farmers' markets’ ability to mitigate potential disruptions to distribution networks in the face of system shocks like the COVID-19 pandemic.

Good oral health reduces risk of fatal outcomes from COVID-19

Gum disease linked to increased rates of complications, hospitalization, and death among patients with severe cases of COVID-19.
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