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Student Survival Guide during COVID-19 pandemic

March 31, 2020 — 
Here is a guide to help learners navigate life in this taxing time and help stop the spread of COVID-19.

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Stethoscope and globe

Nature is having its own way, says UM virology expert

March 31, 2020 — 
UM medical microbiologist and virology expert Dr. Kevin Coombs says that what we are seeing play out in the world today is nature is taking its course.

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Answering phone queries

Hundreds of UM students volunteering to help fight against COVID-19

March 31, 2020 — 
UM students Francis Arevalo and Thomas Koop are profiled as representative of students helping their community

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Workshops aim to strengthen health-care research in Manitoba

March 30, 2020 — 
Increased collaboration among health-care researchers, policymakers, clinicians and patients in the community will help build a health-care system that meets the needs of all people, organizers of a new province-wide initiative said.

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Microscope and slide

A treatment for COVID-19 will be found, reassures UM virologist

March 30, 2020 — 
Winnipeg Free Press story notes that Dr. Yao is the lead investigator of a research team at UM studying a potential vaccine for COVID-19, one of six proposals selected by the federal government this month

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Courageous UM Med student just one of Winnipeg’s heroes

March 28, 2020 — 
A feature article on local heroes by Winnipeg Free Press reporters Ben Waldman, Joyanne Pursaga and Ryan Thorpe includes a short profile of UM medical student Juan Mohadeb

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“Correlation does not equal causation,” says UM COVID-19 researcher

March 27, 2020 — 
Dr. Jason Kindrachuk, UM assistant professor and Canada Research Chair in emerging viruses, cautions that herbal or folk remedies against COVID-19 aren't to be trusted.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Flattening the Curve: UM researchers launch province’s first clinical trial to combat COVID-19

March 25, 2020 — 
Manitoba’s first clinical trial to test whether a malaria drug can prevent people from contracting COVID-19 is being led by a team at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, and today it begins recruiting volunteers to participate in the study

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Radio Canada International: Health authorities dealing with ‘fundamental shift’ in COVID-19 spread

March 25, 2020 — 
Professor Jason Kindrachuk explains

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Manitoba Legislature

Profile of MB Chief Medical & Nursing Officers, alumni Dr. Brent Roussin and Lanette Siragusa

March 24, 2020 — 
In a feature profiling Canada's Chief Medical Officers across the country, Giuseppe Valiante of the Canadian Press noted two outstanding UM alumni

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