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Michael Benarroch speaks at a lectern.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

One year since Manitoba’s first COVID-19 vaccine given on Bannatyne campus

December 17, 2021 — 
More than 2.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been given to Manitobans over the past year, and it all started on the University of Manitoba’s Bannatyne campus

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COVID vaccine vials. // Image from Pixabay

CBC: Manitoba kids under age of 6 part of clinical trial for Moderna’s pediatric COVID-19 vaccine

December 17, 2021 — 
Roughly 20 Manitoba kids involved in study to see how pediatric vaccine works in children as young as 6 months

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Global News: University of Manitoba team receives $202,000 grant to study ‘long COVID’

November 16, 2021 — 
'This (study) is about understanding what’s coming in the next six months to years around what our health system will face the more these people who have had COVID infection may go on to long COVID'

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Illustration of COVID-19 virus.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM teams to research under-studied aspects of COVID-19

November 8, 2021 — 
Two Max Rady College of Medicine studies focused on COVID-19 have received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) 

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Melanie MacKinnon [BN/96]

Research and International

Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Melanie MacKinnon

October 25, 2021 — 
Healthcare innovator whose leadership has helped save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Comprehensive UM study on COVID-19 patterns in MB identifies most vulnerable

October 13, 2021 — 
A new research study out of the University of Manitoba has found that those who live in Northern Manitoba, have lower income or live in long-term care (LTC) facilities are the most vulnerable to COVID-19

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A physician who is part of the VCOP team speaks with a patient remotely.

Virtual Care expands options and support for Manitoba COVID-19 patients

August 26, 2021 — 
A group of physician specialists from various backgrounds began working on a concept that would eventually become the Virtual COVID-19 Outpatient Program (VCOP).

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Cover of Summer 2021 issue of RadyUM magazine with photo of Indigenous nurse vaccinating Indigenous community member.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New issue of RadyUM magazine online now

August 19, 2021 — 
The Summer 2021 issue of RadyUM magazine, now available online, brings you inspiring stories that celebrate students, faculty and alumni of the Rady Faculty.

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University of Manitoba to require COVID vaccine for everyone on campus

August 19, 2021 — 
The University of Manitoba will require faculty, staff, students and campus visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

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Dr. Ryan Zarychanski.

Wpg Free Press: Professor’s clinical trials put Manitoba on map

August 6, 2021 — 
'The University of Manitoba's Dr. Ryan Zarychanski led two of three large trial groups that pooled their data and found out the blood-thinner heparin can safely treat moderately ill COVID-19 patients'

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