Advanced therapy gives a lifeline to the sickest of COVID patients

By Ana Fernandes Over two months have passed and that piece of paper still lies on her coffee table, with four letters on it:...

Diagnostic testing for SARS-CoV-2: Five things to know

In the COVID-19 pandemic, testing for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a key tool in limiting spread. A practice article in...

COVID-19 in numbers as of July 6th 7:00 pm EDT

Areas in Canada with cases of COVID-19 as of July 6th, 2020, 7:00 p.m ED Province, territory or other Number of confirmed cases Number of individuals tested Number...

Doctors without Borders: Covid-19

By Colleen Dockerty Imagine trying to implement physical distancing and wash your hands regularly to stop the spread of COVID-19 while living in overcrowded housing...

A risk-tailored public health approach could guide the next phase of Canada’s COVID-19 response

A tailored public health approach that accounts for variation in risks across populations, places and time could guide the next phase of Canada's coronavirus...

It’s all in the genome: Preparing for the next waves of COVID-19

By Dr. Samira Mubareka On January 24th, Sunnybrook Health Sciences admitted the first Canadian patient with COVID-19. The traveller had just returned from Wuhan, China,...

Fatal Lyme carditis in a 37-year-old man illustrates need for awareness of atypical presentations...

Lyme disease can have unusual presentations. Physicians and the public should be aware of its different manifestations, as people spend more time outside in...

New device could reduce demand for invasive ventilators in treatment of COVID-19

Non-invasive ventilation mask being tested on the frontline in London, Ontario Led by Lawson Health Research Institute, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), University Health Network...

Preparing the front lines for COVID-19

By David Musyj I was looking back at my first memo to our team at Windsor Regional Hospital, dated January 22, 2020. It states, “Recently there has...

Laboratory first responders

By Roger Boyle As recently as eight weeks ago, Ontario had no established method for COVID-19 testing in hospitals. Since then, the shared Microbiology Lab of...

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