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COVID-19 News Archive

UM COVID-19 researcher given ‘extraordinary first virtual citizenship ceremony’

April 3, 2020 — 
A University of Manitoba researcher who is scheduled to soon begin a study on supply chain management issues in the era of COVID-19 is the first person awarded Canadian citizenship through a virtual citizenship ceremony

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DIY COVID tests not always accurate, says UM virologist

April 3, 2020 — 
A UM expert on infectious diseases warns that Do-It-Yourself or at-home COVID-19 tests that are being sold commercially may not be completely accurate.

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Large gatherings of people lead to more infections, says UM virologist

April 3, 2020 — 
In a CBC news story, infectious disease expert Dr. Jason Kindrachuk says that we know more about the spread of COVID-19 and that a lot more people can be at risk and can unknowingly be carriers.

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UM helps with pandemic preparedness in India

April 3, 2020 — 
A University of Manitoba-led health unit is helping the most populous state in India prepare for the escalation of COVID-19.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM researcher leads study on effective N95 mask decontamination during COVID-19 crisis

April 2, 2020 — 
University of Manitoba clinician-scientists and their research partners at Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory (NML) have identified effective standard hospital sterilization techniques that may enable in-demand N95 masks to be sterilized up to 10 times for reuse in clinical settings

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Important things to know the week of March 26 to April 1

April 1, 2020 — 
As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, the UM continues to respond

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April parking fees waived

April 1, 2020 — 
Parking Services closed

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing students provide ‘vital work’, join Health Links in fight against COVID-19

April 1, 2020 — 
UM nursing students working directly in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus

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Dr. David T. Barnard

The power of working together

March 31, 2020 — 
A message from David T. Barnard, President and Vice-Chancellor

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A group of aspiring entrepreneurs presenting at the ENTR Pitch Competition in Fall 2019.

Asper School of Business

Supports in place for entrepreneurs during COVID-19

March 31, 2020 — 
The Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub has compiled a list of the many supports that are in place for all entrepreneurs, including women, in response to COVID-19.

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