COVID-19

Experts: COVID-19

Published: 21Sep2021

Premier François Legault said his government is looking at what it can do to stop people from protesting COVID-19 health orders outside the province’s schools and hospitals. On Tuesday, September...

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...

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

Published: 7Apr2021

Infected and inflamed gums may result in higher rates of complications and more fatal outcomes for individuals diagnosed with the SARS-COV-2 virus, according to a new international study led by...

New mothers negatively impacted by COVID-19 pandemic policies

Published: 10Jun2021

Giving birth can be a joyous, yet stressful experience in the best of times – but what happens when a global public health crisis is thrown into the mix? McGill University and the University of...

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...

Delay of second doses of COVID-19 vaccines has epidemiological benefits, but long-term effects depend on strength of immunity

Published: 9Mar2021

Delaying second doses of COVID-19 vaccines should reduce case numbers in the near term; however, the longer term case burden and the potential for evolution of viral ‘escape’ from immunity will...

Genome Canada and McGill to track COVID-19 variants of concern

Published: 27Apr2021

Genome Canada launched the Canadian VirusSeq Data Portal today to track the evolving COVID-19 pandemic across Canada. McGill University researcher Guillaume Bourque, a professor in the Department...

Americans are super-spreaders of COVID-19 misinformation

Published: 6Apr2021

Misinformation about COVID-19 is spreading from the United States into Canada, undermining efforts to mitigate the pandemic. A study led by McGill University shows that Canadians who use social...

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