coronavirus

Experts: COVID-19

Published: 31May2022

Researchers are struggling to explain why Quebec had the country's highest official COVID-19 death toll, but a relatively low number of excess deaths. A study — titled Excess mortality, COVID-19...

Unmasking the mechanisms of emerging variants

Published: 30Sep2021

Scientists are seeking answers to why SARS-CoV-2 variants are so transmissible and why they cause greater disease severity than the original strain. McGill’s Qian (Vivian) Liu, together with...

Vitamin D may not protect against COVID-19, as previously suggested

Published: 4Jun2021

While previous research early in the pandemic suggested that vitamin D cuts the risk of contracting COVID-19, a new study from McGill University finds there is no genetic evidence that the vitamin...

COVID-19 Student Impact Survey Results

Published: 10Aug2020

In May 2020, Teaching and Learning Services (TLS), Student Services, and Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) collaborated to launch the COVID-19 Student Impact Survey to help units across the...

COVID-19 Q&A: Jennifer Ronholm on staying safe while shopping for groceries

Published: 6May2020

Can food transmit COVID-19? Should we wear masks and gloves while shopping? Should we wipe down groceries? Cash or credit? These questions and more are answered by McGill expert....

ISID Policy Paper. Preparing for a Looming Water Crisis: Lessons Learned from COVID-19 in the Middle East and North Africa Countries

Published: 6May2020

The challenge of water security is growing globally. Achieving and sustaining water security, in both developed and developing countries, is likely to increase in complexity and priority as climate...

ISID Professor of Practice Jamal Saghir on the post COVID-19 world and climate change

Published: 14Apr2020

ISID's Jamal Saghir has produced, in coordiation with the Payne Institute for Public Policy, a commentary paper entitled "Post COVID-19 New World Configuration and Climate Change Actions:  Two...

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