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What it is like to be a youth with anxiety

April 16, 2020 — 
This pandemic, one researcher hopes, could help others glimpse into what living with an anxiety disorder is like

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UM scientists pull together to collect equipment for health-care workers

April 15, 2020 — 
Microbiologist from Fort Garry campus and medical microbiologist from Bannatyne campus team up to collect protective gear for health-care workers

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False negatives for COVID-19 possible, but rare, says UM clinician (Updated)

April 15, 2020 — 
Just because you've been tested for COVID-19 and your test came back negative does not always mean you are free of the infection, warns a UM clinical scientist.

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Businesses should continue to follow public health orders, says UM population health expert

April 14, 2020 — 
Dr. Joss Reimer, Manitoba's medical officer of health and director of undergraduate medical education in community health sciences at the University of Manitoba, believes that re-opening the province for business following the peak of COVID-19 will be challenging.

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Canadian Geographic: Fighting floods and fires while a pandemic rages on

April 14, 2020 — 
'As the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency agencies are stretched to their limits'

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UM researcher part of WHO Declaration on COVID-19

April 14, 2020 — 
On April 13, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a public statement for collaboration on COVID-19 vaccine development.

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Two UM COVID-19 experts answer common questions

April 14, 2020 — 
In a syndicated story by the Canadian Press news agency, two of UM's most knowledgeable experts on COVID-19 were among those approached to answer some common questions about the virus and pandemic.

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‘Manitoba will survive,’ says UM political analyst

April 13, 2020 — 
Dr. Paul Thomas, professor emeritus of political studies at UM, looks at the dual crises of the pandemic and the related economic downturn that is affecting Manitoba.

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Can you get COVID-19 from your dog or cat?

April 13, 2020 — 
Social distancing should include your pet, say some infectious disease experts.

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CBC: Cree-speaking raven puppet gives COVID-19 health information

April 13, 2020 — 
Public health video draws from Cree culture to spread advice to people in remote First Nations

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