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Eight U of T researchers win new federal grants for COVID-19 research projects

March 31, 2020

When it comes to assessing the risk of transmission of an infectious disease like COVID-19 and evaluating the effectiveness of measures like physical distancing, mathematics and mathematical modelling are crucial.

Our Community Coronavirus, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Biochemistry, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Faculty of Arts & Science, Faculty of Medicine, Fields Institute, Mathematics, Mount Sinai Hospital, Physiology, Psychiatry, Research & Innovation, Sunnybrook Hospital, University Health Network
Photo of a laptop displaying a graphic of COVID-19 cases around the world

What does that graph mean? U of T statistician on understanding COVID-19 numbers

March 31, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic grips the world, Canadians have been presented with a profusion of statistics, graphs and other data visualizations about the number of cases, deaths and spread of the disease.

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Better data crucial to Canada’s recovery from COVID-19: David Naylor in the Globe and Mail

March 30, 2020

As hospitals brace for a wave of COVID-19 patients, policy-makers need to strike a balance between slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus, boosting health-care capacity and mitigating damage to the economy.  

Our Community Coronavirus, David Naylor, Faculty of Medicine
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Working from home? Here are five tips from U of T experts

March 30, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended people’s daily work and personal lives in ways we could never have imagined only a few weeks ago.

Our Community Coronavirus, Management, Rotman School of Management, U of T Scarborough
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U of T donates masks, gowns and other critical supplies to health-care workers combatting COVID-19

March 30, 2020

The University of Toronto is scouring labs across its three campuses for masks, gloves and other badly-needed protective equipment to donate to health-care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis.

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U of T launches podcast focusing on COVID-19 public health challenges and next steps

March 30, 2020

A new podcast hosted by the University of Toronto’s Vivek Goel offers timely and reliable information about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our Community Coronavirus, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, Vivek Goel

U of T infectious disease expert's AI firm now part of Canada's COVID-19 arsenal

March 27, 2020


On New Year’s Eve, the software company BlueDot pushed out a notification to its customers about a mysterious illness that appeared in Wuhan, China. 

Breaking Research, Our Community Coronavirus, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Artificial Intelligence, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Global, St. Michael's Hospital
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How the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics could heal a post-coronavirus world: U of T's Bruce Kidd

March 27, 2020

The rescheduled Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics should bring the world back together in a reinvigorated spirit of Olympism – the ideal that sport should be conducted at the service of... Breaking Research, Global Lens Coronavirus, Tokyo 2020, Bruce Kidd, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, Olympics, The Conversation, U of T Scarborough

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Through new partnership, U of T medical trainees given safe place to stay, self-isolate during COVID-19

March 27, 2020

As the COVID-19 outbreak unfolds in Toronto, medical trainees working on the frontlines often need somewhere to stay away from their families to prevent others from exposure to the disease.    

Our Community Coronavirus, Faculty of Medicine, St. Michael's Hospital
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Social distancing and blame: U of T researcher on lessons from past pandemics

March 26, 2020

Public meetings are banned. Theatres, schools, colleges and churches are closed. Business hours are restricted across Canada.

It sounds like the current state of affairs. But it also happened in 1918.

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