COVID impact stories
Some experts in Canada are considering a ‘circuit breaker lockdown’ to help control surging case counts of COVID-19. Dr. Nitin…
The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in Saugeen-Maitland Hall residence, where there are currently eight confirmed positive cases.
A trio of Western Engineering students decided help vulnerable members in their community as they assembled hygiene kits for the homeless.
Schulich Medicine & Dentistry researcher Janet Martin says new evidence about how to continue with safe surgery during the pandemic has led to the launch of a dedicated toolkit to guide hospitals in keeping elective surgery up and running safely.
A new tool developed by a team of Western University computer scientists performs a digital deep dive on the near-endless stream of contact tracing (CT) mobile apps currently available on the market to evaluate their effectiveness and, more importantly for most, their privacy thresholds.
The ethics of emergency use vaccines during Africa’s ebola crisis can guide how Canada eventually authorizes vaccines for COVID-19, says a new paper co-authored at Western.
Western’s Prachi Srivastava will lead an international summit to identify how countries’ education systems can recover from the effects of COVID-19 lockdowns, quarantines and physical distancing.
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country burdened by years of civil unrest and poverty, only a dozen…
Physical distancing, quarantines and lockdowns have created a recipe for the onset and relapse of eating disorders, a study co-authored by a Western researcher shows.
The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in London Hall, a Western University campus residence, where there are currently four confirmed positive cases. The university is collaborating with the MLHU on contact tracing and is supporting students who need to get tested and quarantine.
A new global study suggests hospitals should set up ‘COVID-free’ areas for surgical patients – a step that could reduce the risk of serious complications and death from lung infections associated with coronavirus.