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COVID-19 News Archive

An illustration of Billy the Bison wearing a face mask.


Be a good Bison!

September 7, 2022 — 
As we get together this September, we can all do our part to take care of each other and keep our campuses healthy and functioning by following UM Covid-19 protocols.


Students in masks walking on the Fort Garry campus

What’s open on both campuses

September 6, 2022 — 
Find the status of campus services and businesses, updated Sept. 6, 2022

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Dr. Brian Postl and Gary Solar stand on either side of the sculpture while conversing.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Sculpture gifted to UM salutes health-care heroes, female scientists

September 1, 2022 — 
A bronze sculpture has been installed on the Bannatyne campus in honour of all the health-care workers who have stepped up to fight COVID-19, and in tribute to women in medical science.

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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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