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COVID-19 News Archive

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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Vaccines and boosters to be available at mobile clinic

August 10, 2022 — 
MB Shared Health mobile vaccine clinic comes to UM on Aug. 30

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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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A solargraph of the sun's movement across campus for 2 years during the pandemic lockdown.

Pinhole camera captures passage of time during pandemic

July 15, 2022 — 
A solargraph captured by a pinhole camera with a very long exposure displays the daily path of the sun over the course of two years of the pandemic lockdown

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Students wearing KN95 masks and taking notes on laptops and with pencil and paper in a classroom. // Photo from David Lipnowski

COVID-19 update on masking, continued in-person classes

July 11, 2022 — 
Existing masking mandate will continue until further notice

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Optimizing the Team

July 7, 2022 — 
Sheri Dyck [B.Sc.Pharm/96] remembers a pivotal moment from her UM pharmacy education.     “Very early on, one of the professors explained the role of a hospital pharmacist – that you would be part of an interprofessional team and collaborate on patient care,” Dyck recalls.

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Fort Garry campus, looking along the pedway with Engineering and Admin buildings in sight.

UM indoor air quality report now available

May 30, 2022 — 
To ensure the continued safety of the University of Manitoba community, UM recently undertook indoor air quality (IAQ) testing within a representative sample of learning spaces across the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses.


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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