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Western Producer: Global food trade defended

May 27, 2020 — 
Economist Ryan Cardwell explains

COVID-19 test

Eight days after symptoms, COVID-19 not very infectious

May 26, 2020 — 
UM researchers have found that COVID-19 is not very infectious as soon as eight days after symptoms appear.

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Helping students coping with mental illness

May 25, 2020 — 
Kyle Hiebert says that increased financial pressure, a rapidly changing world and an uncertain future for jobs or careers has made students emotionally distressed.

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Lyme disease caused heart failure in Manitoba man

May 25, 2020 — 
An article published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) advises physicians and emergency room personnel to consider Lyme disease as a possible diagnosis when a patient presents with heart palpitations and shortness of breath.

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Clinical trial on hydroxychloroquine

May 21, 2020 — 
Dr. Lauren MacKenzie is looking into the anti-malaria drug known as hydroxychloroquine.

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CBC: Canada is slowly reopening — and new research reveals where you’re most at risk of COVID-19

May 19, 2020 — 
Moving activities outdoors and avoiding dense crowds are key to stopping the spread of coronavirus, studies suggest



CBC: From vaccine research to developing tests, Manitoba scientists playing important part in COVID-19 fight

May 12, 2020 — 
Two research teams from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and another led by a UM alumnus working at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency are making an important contribution in the battle against COVID-19

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COVID-19 has created opportunity for change

May 12, 2020 — 
Dr. Nazim Cicek, associate head of biosystems engineering at UM, says that some good could come out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Paul Soubry [BComm(Hons)/84]

Paul Soubry recognized for service to education

May 11, 2020 — 
Congratulations Mr. Soubry

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Breastfeeding is recommended during pandemic, but coronavirus has changed support systems

May 8, 2020 — 
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing health-care providers to change the way they support breastfeeding mothers

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