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Experts: Random COVID-19 testing resumes at four major airports

Published: 19Jul2022

Mandatory random COVID-19 testing resumed on Tuesday, July 19 for vaccinated travellers coming into Canada through four major airports. The tests for select passengers landing in Toronto, Vancouver...

Prioritizing supports to specific neighbourhoods is key to curbing COVID-19 transmission

Published: 14Feb2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has uneven impacts across cities and provinces, with some regions struggling more than others. A new study shows hotspots of COVID-19 infections across Canadian cities are...

More sleep boosts teens’ ability to cope with pandemic

Published: 16Sep2021

While poor sleep was linked to higher levels of stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, more teens actually obtained the recommended amount of sleep compared to pre-pandemic sleep patterns, according...

CBC | McGill opens satellite medical faculty in the Outaouais

Published: 25Aug2020

McGill University pressed ahead with its plans to open a new satellite campus for its Faculty of Medicine in the Outaouais this week, despite challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic....

MONTREAL GAZETTE | Pandemic fatigue is real, but there are ways to deal with it, prof says

Published: 28Jul2020

The signs of ‘pandemic fatigue’ are out there, from the people who feel exhausted to the ones who have become less diligent about physical distancing and washing their hands. It’s not surprising...

THE LANCET | A history of the medical mask and the rise of throwaway culture

Published: 29May2020

Thomas Schlich, James McGill Professor in the History of Medicine, co-authored this research with Bruno J. Strasser from the University of Geneva. 

THE STAR | Getting ahead of the curve: A comprehensive COVID-19 testing strategy for Canada

Published: 29May2020

Dick Menzies, professor of medicine and of epidemiology and biostatistics at McGill University, and Tim Grant Evans, director of the McGill School of Population and Global Health, co-authored this...

COVID-19 pandemic uniting Canadians like no other event in decades

Published: 25May2020

A new study by researchers from McGill University and the University of Toronto finds a cross-partisan consensus on battling COVID-19 in Canada. Unlike in the U.S., this consensus is fostering...

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