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COVID-19 outreach and research News Archive

‘COVID Time’ is a real thing, and it’s not good

September 21, 2022 — 
During the peak of the pandemic, and mid-lockdown, many people reported they felt their days dragged on, inducing fatigue and making some tasks almost unbearable during 'COVID time'

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Student researchers Catherine Campos and Samantha Prokopich stand outside the Brodie Centre at Bannatyne campus.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Long-COVID research for children limited, students find

August 30, 2022 — 
Two undergraduate student researchers at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences say more study is needed on the long-term effects of COVID on children.

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Wenlong Yuan

‘Long COVID’ effects on business and education

August 29, 2022 — 
Wenlong Yuan, Stu Clark Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the UM Asper School of Business, is researching the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for international business strategy and small and medium-sized enterprises

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Portrait of Dr. Terry Klassen.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM researchers to develop COVID-19 resources related to kids coming to Emergency

August 15, 2022 — 
A University of Manitoba project aimed at providing emergency department health-care professionals with the latest information about conditions related to COVID-19 and children has received more than $433,000 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

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Portrait of Dr. Kathleen Decker. A whiteboard with blue writing all over it is in the background.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM study focuses on impact of COVID-19 pandemic on cancer care in Manitoba

August 11, 2022 — 
A University of Manitoba study focused on understanding the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on cancer care in Manitoba has received more than $439,000 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

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Transmission electron microscopic image of an isolate from the first U.S. case of COVID-19, formerly known as 2019-nCoV. The spherical viral particles, colorized blue, contain cross-sections through the viral genome, seen as black dots.

New research collaboration aims to better understand COVID variants

August 4, 2022 — 
COVID-19 variants will continue to affect the global population until more solutions are found to limit transmission, and two University of Manitoba researchers are working on strategic projects that will help do just that

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Dr. Marcia Anderson in front of a teal backdrop

Free Press: Race-based data a hallmark of pandemic response

June 20, 2022 — 
Information collected shaped Manitoba’s vaccine roll out

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Alan Katz

CBC: Mix of health-care providers help long COVID patients as researchers work to understand condition

June 2, 2022 — 
Long COVID 'has significant impact on both patients … and health-care providers,' researcher says

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For people who exercise in a group, their sense of connection to the group may not translate into skills that help them exercise alone. (Shutterstock)

Research and International

For people who exercise in groups, ‘we’ has benefits — but don’t lose sight of ‘me’

April 29, 2022 — 
If you are looking to support your exercise routine and stay flexible in the face of challenges, having a sense of “we” is great, but don’t lose sight of your sense of “me.”

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Portrait of Dr. Marcia Anderson.

Winnipeg Free Press: A ‘remarkable physician leader’

April 18, 2022 — 
Dr. Marcia Anderson celebrated for her service to Indigenous people and other communities

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