Posts Tagged: COVID-19
January 10, 2022
Bioethics expert Maxwell Smith believes the decision to implement mandatory vaccinations will rest largely on whether they can be ethically justified.
January 7, 2022
Canada Research Chair in Neuroscience & Learning Disorders says the true cost of the pandemic on children’s learning may only be evident in years to come.
December 1, 2021
Maxwell Smith, associate director of Western’s Health Ethics, Law, & Policy (HELP) Lab, is available to media for interviews about the Omicron variant.
November 25, 2021
Researchers used de-identified and aggregated network mobility data to determine the effectiveness of Ontario’s regionally targeted lockdowns to reduce movement during the pandemic.
November 19, 2021
Health Canada has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for youth aged 5 to 11, marking a major milestone in Canada’s…
October 27, 2021
A new Western study suggests brisk walking – as little as 15 minutes a day – may be the answer for many women struggling with PPD, though some severe cases may still require traditional medical care.
October 20, 2021
Children have been spending almost triple the recommended amount of screen time during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new Western-led study.
September 2, 2021
The world is entering a third school year of uncertainty, and potential disruption. This is a global and domestic policy failure, says a Western education expert.
August 19, 2021
Western-led study finds despite relatively small differences in vaccination rates across communities in Toronto, inequalities persisted.
July 20, 2021
Prachi Srivastava, a global education professor in Western’s Faculty of Education and a co-author of the report, is available to media for comment.