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...

Dispatches from the front line: UHN’s Pandemic Response

Dr. Erin O'Connor has already put in a full day's work when she arrives at the Toronto Western Hospital (TWH) Emergency Department (ED) for...

An approach to managing shortages of critical drugs during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in shortages of tocilizumab, a drug used to treat the disease in patients admitted to hospital, owing to high...

Hospitals mobilizing to save lives as third wave intensifies

Statement from Anthony Dale, President and CEO, Ontario Hospital Association "With the number of hospitalizations and admissions to intensive care units (ICUs) rising sharply, Ontario...

CMA calls for extraordinary measures as pandemic surpasses critical point

The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is issuing an urgent call for unprecedented measures to address the state of crisis unfolding in several provinces. This...

Ontario’s doctors: “It’s time for one step back”

Ontario's doctors are calling for every region in the province to go back one stage in the government's colour-coded pandemic framework to stop the...

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