Coronavirus: Social media users more likely to believe false information, McGill study suggests

A new study out of Montreal points to a link between misinformation and social media when it comes to perceptions and behaviours surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. More specifically, researchers looked … Read More

Research to examine emotional well-being of physicians, nurses during pandemic

A former University of Alberta professor is leading a research project examining the emotional well-being of healthcare professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jason Harley, a psychologist who is currently an … Read More

Experts predict innovation in medicine, education, remote work spurred by coronavirus pandemic

Despite years of discussions between politicians and doctors, the Quebec government couldn’t find a way to pay its general practitioners for phone and video consultations with patients. Then the COVID-19 … Read More

Can a malaria drug combat coronavirus? Researchers want to find out

A team of researchers from the University of Manitoba are part of a collaborative effort by universities across three provinces to test a malaria drug’s efficiency in combating COVID-19. “Our … Read More