Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mask up to slow down SARS-CoV-2

Along with handwashing and physical distancing, the appropriate use of masks has stood as one of the essential pillars of infection prevention measures against COVID-19. However, rigorous evidence of masks' effectiveness ...

Health

Q&A: Systemic racism in Canada's health care system

The racist treatment of a dying Indigenous mother of seven by several health-care workers at a Quebec hospital last month made headlines and sparked controversy across the country. Joyce Echaquan, a member of the Atikamekw ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trump official says vaccine expected starting in January

A Trump administration official leading the response to the coronavirus pandemic says the U.S. can expect delivery of a vaccine starting in January 2021, despite statements from the president that inoculations could begin ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Investing in protective gear for health care workers pays off

Providing adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) for all health care workers around the world requires an initial investment of billions of dollars, but the returns on that investment could be close to 8000% in productivity ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Catastrophically short of doctors': Virus surges in Ukraine

Coronavirus infections in Ukraine began surging in late summer, and the ripples are now hitting towns like Stebnyk in the western part of the country, where Dr. Natalia Stetsik is watching the rising number of patients with ...

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