Ontario researchers find how some COVID-19 vaccines can trigger blood clots

A team of researchers from McMaster University has mapped out how certain COVID-19 vaccines can trigger a rare but sometimes fatal blood clotting reaction in some recipients. The findings, published … Read More

Mothers taking on ‘shocking’ number of hours caring for children during pandemic: study

A new study indicates some Canadian mothers have taken on the equivalent of nearly two full-time jobs providing child care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using data from COVID19monitor.org, McMaster University … Read More

Canadians could join clinical trials for new COVID-19 vaccine, says researcher

A Hamilton infectious disease doctor says Canadians may soon be a part of a clinical trial for a new coronavirus vaccine being developed overseas. Dr. Mark Loeb, a professor at … Read More

Children with COVID-19 less likely to spread coronavirus, say doctors

As school boards across Canada begin planning for a return in the fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a Canadian public health think tank is suggesting that the spread of the … Read More

Coronavirus: McMaster nursing students ask for early certification to join fight against COVID-19

Nursing students at McMaster University are the latest health-care students to ask for early certification to join the fight against the novel coronavirus and ease the burden on the health-care … Read More