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Sugars found on the surface of human cells influence COVID-19 infection, according to a University of Alberta-led study that is one of the first to observe this relationship and suggests that cells in the brain might be particularly susceptible....

Many people who contract COVID-19 get better on their own at home, but more serious cases can involve hospitalization and months of recovery – or more.... 

McMaster University scientists are conducting research on the long-term illnesses suffered by some patients after they’ve recovered from COVID-19, which may be caused by immune dysfunction....

It only took several weeks of lockdown in March 2020 for researchers at the Robarts Research Institute to shift into high gear....

Researchers have developed a new method that uses artificial intelligence to foresee the most likely mutations of pathogens like SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19....

Researchers at the University of Toronto have created chemical compounds that can neutralize SARS-CoV-2 and several of its variants....

An international study involving University of Alberta researchers has revealed two effective ways to sterilize disposable masks, potentially allowing them to be reused by health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic in areas with limited resources....

The impact of COVID-19 on health-care professionals is the subject of a major international study on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) being led by Margaret McKinnon....

Novel protease inhibitors show promise for developing safer, more effective COVID-19 treatments....

A University of Saskatchewan (USask) research team has found that wearing face masks to protect against COVID-19 during play does not affect the sport performance of youth hockey players aged 9-14. Parents of a hockey player under the age of 12 can rest assured that their child can be protected from COVID-19 while still playing at their best....