COVID-19

McGill co-founded grassroots organization receives major gift to continue COVID-19 fight

Published: 26Oct2020

COVID-19 Resources Canada, a grassroots organization co-founded by a McGill researcher, today announced it received a donation of $250,000 from the Trottier Family Foundation to facilitate Canada’s...

Long-term COVID-19 containment will be shaped by strength and duration of natural, vaccine-induced immunity

Published: 28Sep2020

New research suggests that the impact of natural and vaccine-induced immunity will be key factors in shaping the future trajectory of the global coronavirus pandemic, known as COVID-19. In...

Trust and income inequality fueling spread of COVID-19

Published: 7Oct2020

Trust in public institutions is linked to fewer COVID-19 deaths, but trust and belonging to groups is associated with more deaths, according to a wide-ranging, McGill-led study of 30-day COVID-19...

Expert opinion: COVID-19 vaccine rollout unlikely before fall 2021

Published: 1Oct2020

Experts working in the field of vaccine development tend to believe that an effective vaccine is not likely to be available for the general public before the fall of 2021. In a paper published...

Social isolation causing psychological distress among university students

Published: 25Sep2020

Surprisingly, university students without pre-existing mental health concerns seem to be suffering greater psychological distress during the pandemic than their peers with pre-existing mental...

McGill University researchers working to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2 on high-touch metallic surfaces

Published: 17Sep2020

McGill University professor Stephen Yue and Dr. Chen Liang, a researcher at the McGill AIDS Centre and Lady Davis Institute, received an NSERC Alliance COVID-19 grant to produce a cost-effective,...

Vulnerable groups affected by public transit cuts amid pandemic

Published: 16Sep2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, public transport agencies across North America have made significant adjustments to services, including cutting trip frequency in many areas while increasing...

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....

THE GLOBE AND MAIL | How does COVID-19 affect the nervous system? Canadian and international scientists want to find out

Published: 13Aug2020

Canadian and international scientists are joining forces to promote research into how COVID-19 affects the central nervous system, as they strive to understand whether and how the new coronavirus...

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