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U of A researchers find SARS-CoV-2 infects immature red blood cells, reducing oxygen in the blood and impairing immune response....

Molnupiravir under consideration for emergency use in India to slow explosive spread of COVID-19 infections....

University of Alberta spinoff company Applied Quantum Materials Inc. (AQM) is using its chemical production expertise to partner with Alberta Health Services (AHS) and Alberta Precision Labs to provide critical reagents needed for COVID-19 testing....

New University of Alberta research aims to make medical gowns and masks even safer for front-line health-care workers....

Pediatric cardiologist Lori West one of six researchers receiving $2.8 million in federal funding for “exceptional opportunities” in fight against pandemic....

Radiologists encouraged to remain watchful for signs of the virus.

Almost one in five patients with COVID-19 may only show gastrointestinal symptoms, according to a review of academic studies published in the journal Abdominal Radiology. The findings of the review suggest abdominal radiologists need to remain vigilant during the pandemic while imaging patients....

How COVID-19 affects concentration of certain metabolites could also pinpoint who is most at-risk of death and even lead to a secondary therapy that could improve disease outcomes....

AI-powered bracelet developed by UAlberta computing scientists will aid caregivers and healthcare providers protect the most vulnerable....

Research on oral vaccines yields discovery that led to a new kind of protective mask capable of killing viruses and bacteria....

Understanding how the conditionally approved COVID-19 drug works is key to improving treatments, says researcher....