Impact Stories | Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic and its associated lockdowns may have worsened worries over food insecurity among many Canadians and negatively impacted their mental health, according to a nationwide survey conducted during the first wave....

Most common masks, due to fit, filter only about 10 per cent of exhaled aerosol droplets....

Ryan Tennant is interested in bridging health care and engineering.... 

A McMaster University team is collaborating in a major nationwide study on the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines in people with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and psoriasis.

Angela Huynh's paper points to protein causing rare complications from Astra Zeneca shots....

It starts as a paste as thick as molasses and is being transformed by a team of scientists into a fibrous material that could be used on the front lines to protect against COVID-19....

The multi-disciplinary team has a technical proof-of-concept. Now they need to do a clinical experiment and fine-tune the technology....

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from McMaster and SickKids are developing a cutting-edge lung model that can better respond to viruses and drug treatments, giving scientists a tool to advance research in lung conditions like COVID-19, cystic fibrosis and allergens for asthma and air pollution....

Western's ImPaKT facility site of new international research investigating new way of detecting COVID-19, variants of concern....

USask's VIDO emerges as Canada's leader in vaccine development....