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 […]
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.
Meet Syeda Fatima Abbas Rizvi, 19, and mature student Sabina Goranova – two women who started their post-secondary education in person before the COVID-19 pandemic emerged and had to complete their programs online, overcoming all challenges the pandemic posed.
‘I wanted to give back to my community’: Meet two graduates who helped bring Keele campus back to life
For about 25 months, York’s Keele and Glendon campuses were largely unpopulated. Even after classes and exams returned following the initial COVID-19 wave, social distancing requirements and other public health protocols meant that students, faculty and most staff stayed home while the campus – normally teeming with humanity – waited for their return. When the return […]
As families get ready to celebrate mothers this Mother’s Day with most COVID-19 pandemic related public health restrictions lifted, one York University motherhood expert says the pandemic has acted as a beacon to expose longstanding cracks in systems of caregiving, women’s rights and gender equality.
‘Living with COVID-19’ must be more than an empty phrase: Individuals need tools to manage BA.2 and future waves
When Ontario lifted public health protective measures in March, the expectation was that we might see a small but manageable bump in COVID-19 cases. At the same time, Canadians were being told that it was time to learn to “live with COVID.”
Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help tackle inequities that contribute to a higher risk of the most vulnerable contracting and dying of COVID-19, but York University researchers say the right data is crucial for that to happen.