Feeling sniffly, congested or have a sore throat and don't know if it's a cold, the flu or SARS-CoV-2? Researchers at York University say before heading to work or a restaurant, it's best to test first for COVID-19 and wear a mask.
New policy accelerator aims to bridge science and politics with $8.7 million backing from Wellcome Trust TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2022 – While recent health-care attention remains on the ‘triple threat’ of COVID-19, influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, we cannot overlook the emerging pandemic of antimicrobial resistance — an already critical problem with the potential to become so […]
New research out of York University has found the transmission of COVID-19 is much higher in households than in workplaces, schools or the community as the potential for prolonged contact with infected people is greater in the home.
Political ideology may be the main driver of who is getting a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States and it’s falling along racial lines with racial and ethnic minorities now being the most likely to roll up their sleeves, according to new research by a York University professor.
Researchers find the face processing system in adults is rigidly fixed. More than two years after the start of the pandemic, adults still have difficulty...
York University receives $7.25M to build network and use AI and big data in fight against infectious diseases
Five-year project aimed at ensuring vulnerable and at-risk populations are included in disease outbreak management and policies TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2022 – At a time when the risk of emerging or re-emerging infectious diseases (ERIDs) is increasing, an international team led by York University successfully competed to receive a CAD7.25 million grant from the International Development Research […]
Hub supports entrepreneurship, economic growth in Georgina and East Gwillimbury TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2022 — In partnership with the Towns of Georgina and East Gwillimbury, York University is pleased to officially open a new YSpace location in northern York Region – supporting local start-ups and existing businesses during the recovery phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. From left to right: […]
As fear of vaccine related adverse events is one of the main reasons for vaccine hesitancy, the authors of a new study published today in Frontiers in Immunology reviewed recent medical literature to see how often adverse events following immunization (AEFIs) occur.