COVID-19

Canadian impacts: Research to combat COVID-19

Canada's research community is making significant contributions to the global fight against COVID-19.

The projects featured in the stories below illustrate the breadth of Canadian expertise and the power of research to make a difference in the lives of people across the country and around the world—even during a crisis. 

Medical countermeasures

Research in this category includes work related to diagnostics, treatment, vaccine development, and tracking the transmission of the virus.

Dr. Allison McGeer
Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute at Sinai Health

Mind the (data) gap: Filling in the blanks during a pandemic

Dr. Stephen Freedman

How are kids affected by COVID-19?

Policy and social countermeasures

Research in this category includes work related to the social impacts of the pandemic, public health responses, regulations, and communication.

Dr. David B. Nicholas
University of Calgary

Children and families in the time of COVID-19

Indigenous health research

Dr. Stephane McLachlan, University of Manitoba

Dr. Myrle Ballard, University of Manitoba

Dr. Ramona Neckoway, University College of the North

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