Posts Tagged: COVID-19

‘Cough chamber’ shows six-feet may not be far enough for physical distancing

April 14, 2020

According to a new study led by Western University, the globally recommended and recognized six-foot physical distancing rule – to…

Western launches new $1M research fund to support pandemic research

April 7, 2020

Western University has launched a new $1 million research fund aimed at helping society survive pandemics. The new catalyst fund…

Western researcher interviews COVID-19 healthcare professionals for WHO study

April 2, 2020

With facts and figures driving conversation internationally during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is equally important to remember – and record…

Western advanced manufacturing medical face shields for fight against COVID-19

March 31, 2020

Western University is supporting production of low-cost, substantively effective medical face shields that could be in hospitals for healthcare workers…

Olympic expert and former Olympian available to comment on postponement of 2020 Tokyo Games

March 24, 2020

According to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has agreed to postpone the 2020 Tokyo…

Olympic and Paralympic expert available to comment on Canada and 2020 Tokyo Games

March 23, 2020

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) announced today that Canadian athletes will not be sent to…

Western medical and health experts available to speak about COVID-19 pandemic

March 20, 2020

As the world continues to fight coronavirus 2, which causes the COVID-19 disease, experts from Western University are available to…

Western University researchers play key roles in COVID-19 response

March 6, 2020

Western University will be a key player in an accelerated national effort to understand and control the spread of COVID-19….