COVID-19 outreach and research News Archive
August 4, 2021 —
Collaborative international clinical trials testing full-dose anticoagulation with heparin (a blood thinner) in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 has found the treatment improves survival and reduces the need for vital organ support such as mechanical ventilation in moderately ill patients, but does not yield the same positive outcomes among critically ill patients already requiring life support, according to two Canadian-led studies published August 4 in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine.
July 20, 2021 —
The Conversation Canada and the University of Manitoba have put together a special live video panel of experts to explore and explain vaccine hesitancy and discuss what can be done to promote vaccine confidence.
Researchers seek health-care workers, bereaved family members for studies related to death during pandemic
July 12, 2021 —
University of Manitoba researchers want to understand the personal toll the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on front-line health workers who have cared for dying patients. They also want to discover what it’s been like for people to experience the death of a family member during the pandemic.
July 8, 2021 —
The 2020 winners of the Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Campbell Outreach Award have both played a critical role in supporting and improving the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic
July 5, 2021 —
Students in the final year of the respiratory therapy program at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences met their licensing requirements and officially completed the program four weeks early this year in order to assist with the need created by the COVID-19 pandemic
June 22, 2021 —
Helps pregnant and postpartum people gain insight and strategies to manage anxiety during a global pandemic.
June 21, 2021 —
Over 70 students, faculty, staff and community partners attended an all-day online symposium June 14 that showcased the research of second-year master of occupational therapy (MOT) students at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.
June 18, 2021 —
The acceleration of the Delta variant around the world is raising questions about its origin, transmissibility, hotspots and potential for vaccine resistance
June 3, 2021 —
When the pandemic hit India a year ago, UM researchers were asked by the government of Uttar Pradesh to help provide support in dealing with the pandemic
May 28, 2021 —
Understanding who might be more likely to be vaccine hesitant and reasons for their reluctance can help inform public health strategies aimed at increasing vaccine uptake.