COVID-19

McGill Genome Centre to share in $20M funding for COVID-related DNA research

Published: 23Apr2020

The McGill Genome Centre today announced it has received funding from the Canadian government to sequence the genomes of people affected by COVID-19. The Federal Government is committing $40...

Canada launches serological testing initiative to help manage COVID-19

23 Apr 2020

The Government of Canada is launching a task force to measure the scope of coronavirus infection in Canada and rapidly provide information needed to manage the COVID-19 pandemic and safely get...

National study to collect data on aging adults’ experiences during COVID-19 pandemic

Published: 22Apr2020

How does a pandemic affect the physical and psychological health of adults as they age? Does COVID-19 have an impact on the delivery of regular health-care services? Does a COVID-19 infection lead...

Experts: World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020

Published: 23Apr2020

On April 28, the UN World Day for Safety and Health at Work will focus on the enormous challenges facing governments, employers, workers and their organizations as they try to combat the COVID-19...

THE GLOBE AND MAIL | Universities, donors amass millions in grants for students struggling with financial implications of COVID-19

Published: 21Apr2020

With jobs lost, internships evaporating and the prospect of summer employment fading, many students say they’re just trying to get through the first phase of the crisis without fumbling their final...

International consortium investigates overactive immune cells as cause of COVID-19 deaths

Published: 17Apr2020

In the urgent battle to treat COVID-19 patients, a group of eleven international medical research organizations is investigating whether overactive immune cells that produce Neutrophil...

Over $1 million for students at McGill affected by the COVID-19 crisis

Published: 15Apr2020

The McGill University community has come forward in a remarkable way to assist students who are being seriously affected financially by the COVID-19 crisis, with donors contributing over $650,000...

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