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COVID-19 outreach and research News Archive

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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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM researchers advocate for long-COVID rehabilitation support

February 7, 2022 — 
A group of researchers from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is working to address the growing need to provide proper care to Manitobans living with long COVID. Long COVID is a condition that affects people beyond their initial COVID-19 infection.

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Many parents are struggling with burnout, loneliness and mental health problems during the pandemic. (Pexels/Alexander Dummer)

Screaming into the void? Us too. Coping tips for stressed-out families in the COVID-19 pandemic

January 28, 2022 — 
'Strategies for taking back control when you dread the challenging day ahead'

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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



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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