Posts Tagged: COVID-19

Digital tool developed at Western assesses privacy and effectiveness of contact tracing apps

November 12, 2020

A new tool developed by a team of Western University computer scientists performs a digital deep dive on the near-endless…

Ebola ’emergency’ vaccines provide ethical blueprint for COVID-19 response

November 5, 2020

Despite not having safety and efficacy data from the final phase of clinical trials, China and Russia have already started…

Expert Explainer: Greta Bauer, PhD, on celebrating a COVID-19-safe Halloween

October 27, 2020

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across Ontario, parents are grappling with how and if they can continue with…

Pandemic poses unique challenges for those living with eating disorders

October 22, 2020

Physical distancing, quarantines, and lockdowns have become necessary evils in the global fight against COVID-19 but for those battling eating…

Global study finds ‘COVID-19 free’ hospital areas could save lives after surgery

October 7, 2020

Millions of surgeries around the world were cancelled during the first wave of the pandemic, for fear patients might contract…

‘Inside-the-box’ technology solves organ and vaccine transportation problem

October 5, 2020

Following a fatal car crash, a registered organ donor could save the lives of many patients critically awaiting heart, kidney,…

U.S. politics expert available to comment on President Trump testing positive for COVID-19

October 2, 2020

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have announced they have tested positive for COVID-19. Matthew Lebo, the Chair of…

Expert Explainer: Dr. Nitin Mohan on the Second Wave

October 1, 2020

As daily new case counts of COVID-19 climbed across the country in late September, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that…

Stroke can be the first presenting symptom in younger patients with COVID-19

September 15, 2020

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers have been working to better understand and characterize the varied symptoms of…

Researchers unravel two mysteries of COVID-19

August 26, 2020

A team from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University has made significant steps forward in understanding COVID-19 through two…