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

One of the newest scientists at the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) has published new research on potential lasting effects of COVID-19....

Meet the UBC researchers investigating the long-term impacts of the disease...

The new models open the possibility of pre-assessment for drug and vaccine efficacy against the COVID-19 virus....

British Columbia is in the midst of two public health emergencies. While the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues across the province and country, fatal drug poisonings have been on the rise....

Unlike other population-level stressful events such as natural disasters, COVID-19 has not resulted in a net increase in smoking, according to a new study from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Project, at the University of Waterloo....

Wastewater testing can accurately and rapidly identify levels of COVID-19 infections in the community, including the rise of variants of concern, suggests new research led by UBC professor Dr. Ryan Ziels....

For Elise Thomsen, it began with a searing headache behind the eyes. Three hours later, she received a phone call from her son’s daycare, warning of a COVID-19 outbreak, and Thomsen knew she had it....

A new research study aims to uncover why Montreal North has been one of Canada’s most severely affected neighbourhoods during the COVID-19 pandemic....

A study at three Calgary hospitals has proven that testing wastewater for COVID-19 can help identify cases and predict outbreaks in individual high-risk facilities....