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Increasing access to provincial data on SARS-CoV-2 vaccination in Canada

Roadblocks to accessing data on vaccine effectiveness from provincial health ministries impede researchers' ability to inform a national pandemic response and maintain public trust,...

Monkeypox virus: five things to know

With the recent rise in cases of monkeypox virus, clinicians may need guidance for diagnosing and treating the virus, which is new to Canada....

Five things to know about Paxlovid to treat COVID-19

A new medication to treat early COVID-19 known as Paxlovid, recently approved for use in Canada, can interact with various medications. An article in...

A shortcut to immunity: Saving lives through early-stage COVID-19 treatment

By Arden Bagni-Fast What images come to mind when you think about treating patients with COVID-19? Likely patients on ventilators, family members separated from loved...

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

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...

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