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COVID-19 News Archive

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Latest COVID-19 Recovery updates

October 21, 2020 — 
As of Oct. 21, including information on new Public Health orders, COVID Alert App, FAQs and more


Indigenous Scholar Dr. Myrle Ballard


Childhood passion becomes Indigenous scholar’s life-long research focus

October 20, 2020 — 
Dr. Myrle Ballard keeps land and her traditional language at the centre of her research

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UM has two COVID-19 vaccine candidates under development

October 19, 2020 — 
A feature story on CBC notes that more than 100 groups around the world are racing to produce a vaccine against COVID-19,

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Study space now available at Health Sciences Library

October 13, 2020 — 
Students looking for a quiet place to study will have more options beginning October 13 in the Neil John Maclean Health Sciences (NJMHS) Library.

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Jacqui Ladwig and Kevin Boreskie

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Effects of pandemic on health care discussed at virtual conference

October 5, 2020 — 
The effects of COVID-19 on health services was a running theme at the Collaborating for Health and Wellness Virtual Research Conference, hosted last week by the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences with the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, the Applied Health Sciences doctoral program and School of Rehabilitation Science, University of Saskatchewan (USask).

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UM part of national study on COVID-19 antibodies in older adults

October 1, 2020 — 
A $4-million investment from Canada's COVID-19 Immunity Task Force will launch a national study to investigate the burden of SARS-CoV-2 infection among aging Canadians, a population that has been shown to be at greatest risk for severe outcomes from COVID-19 disease. 

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Carolyn Christie, SAS director

Student Accessibility Services meeting new needs during time of COVID

September 29, 2020 — 
Student Accessibility Services (SAS) promotes accessibility and implements academic accommodations for students with disabilities, such as different paths to completing tasks, helping students to work more efficiently, and using strengths to work around any perceived barriers.

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Two students wearing masks walk together down a hallway on campus.

A message on mandatory masks and group sizes on our campuses

September 29, 2020 — 
Important information people visiting our campuses must know and follow

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UM campus in the fall.

President’s message on Winter Term

September 27, 2020 — 
University of Manitoba’s Winter Term 2021 will be delivered primarily remotely, with the exception of a small number of in-person courses

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Masks now required at UM, even while physical distancing

September 25, 2020 — 
In order to protect our UM community, the wearing of masks is now mandatory on all UM campuses. This applies when indoors at all times on UM campuses even when physical distancing is possible.

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