COVID-19 outreach and research News Archive
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
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).
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.
August 19, 2021 —
The University of Manitoba will require faculty, staff, students and campus visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19
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'
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
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