Children and youth at low risk of severe acute COVID-19 during first part of...

New research has found that children and youth may be at low risk of severe acute COVID-19, according to a study conducted during the...

Long-haul illness after last century’s flu pandemic

As some people affected with COVID-19 face lingering long-term effects, post-infectious symptoms were also seen in various countries after the 1918 flu pandemic, as described...

Bringing vaccines to one of the highest need neighbourhoods

By Isabel Terrell For many months, hospitals and numerous health and community care organizations have been working together to vaccinate eligible populations against COVID-19. In...

First-in-Canada social medicine modular housing

University Health Network (UHN) and the Gattuso Centre for Social Medicine, in partnership with the City of Toronto and United Way Greater Toronto (UWGT),...

Collaboration aims to reduce the impact of poverty

Thanks to a 3-year, $233,742 grant from United Way Simcoe Muskoka, the South Georgian Bay Ontario Health Team (SGB OHT) is beginning the work on...

COVID-19 not linked to increased preterm births or stillbirths

A new study may alleviate concerns about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on pregnancy, as researchers found no increases in preterm births or...

Doctors urging health-care workers to get vaccinated

By Dr. Adam Kassam In a recent Ontario Medical Association survey, we asked Ontario’s doctors to tell us if they had been vaccinated. A full...

New interactive guide released to improve conversations with vaccine hesitant patients

By Myles Leslie A team of researchers has launched an online interactive guide to improve conversations with patients who are hesitant about getting a COVID-19...

Anticipate a resurgence of respiratory viruses in young children

Canada should anticipate a resurgence of a childhood respiratory virus as COVID-19 physical distancing measures are relaxed, authors warn in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association...

Toronto respirologist earns support of Canadian icons in #ThisIsOurShot vaccine campaign

By Jennifer Stranges What do Chris Hadfield, Ryan Reynolds, Jann Arden and Michael Bublé all have in common? They are among the many celebrities and...

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