COVID-19 News Coverage

Here is a list of news items covering activities of CHE faculty affiliates, particularly Dionne Aleman (faculty profile; lab website) that are relevant to the COVID-19 pandemic (reverse chronological order):

  1. Press Release – Optimizing patient prioritization for admission to rehab among four projects powered by Connaught New Researcher awards (27 August 2021)
  2. News Item – Mayor of Niagara Falls hopes for ‘more meaningful step’ to allow for vaccinated U.S. tourists (22 July 2021)
  3. Podcast – COVID-19 and the U.S. border, Not many Canadians want an election & There is a good reason why the Blue Origin rocket looks like that (21 July 2021)
  4. News Item – ‘The world is watching us’: Pressure mounts for Canada to share surplus COVID-19 vaccines (3 June 2021)
  5. News Item – U.S. unveils COVID-19 vaccine sharing plan, Canada is a priority (3 June 2021)
  6. News Item – How modelling informs tough ICU decisions during COVID-19: U of T Engineering researchers explain (17 May 2021)
  7. News Item – Pandemic modelling: U of T Engineering expert explains (6 May 2021)
  8. News Item – Congratulations 2020-2021 Capstone project winners! (3 May 2021)
  9. News Item – Tight lockdown coming soon for Toronto, predicts member of Ontario’s science advisory table (30 March 2021)
  10. News Item – Ontario gave out a record 72,451 vaccine doses Tuesday — but experts say the goal should be more than double that (24 March 2021)
  11. News Item – Canada now vaccinating over 100K per day. Here’s what it will take to hit September target (22 March 2021)
  12. News Item – A Year of COVID-19: An Interview with Dr. Aleman (18 March 2021)
  13. News Item – Pandemic bike lanes increase accessibility of Canadian cities (18 March 2021)
  14. Event – Research Spotlight: A Fast and Granular Agent-Based Simulation Model of COVID-19 (Apr. 1) (11 March 2021)
  15. News Item – Canada could see more vaccine hurdles while at mercy of other nations, experts warn (11 March 2021)
  16. News Item – Ontario vaccine rollout plan (10 March 2021)
  17. News Item – Is a single dose of the Pfizer covid-19 vaccine enough? (4 March 2021)
  18. News Item – Some Torontonians 80 and up can start preregistering for COVID-19 vaccines (2 March 2021)
  19. News Item – Booking a shot across the GTA causing some confusion (2 March 2021)
  20. News Item – 2,250 front-line Toronto police officers eligible for COVID-19 vaccine starting this week (1 March 2021)
  21. News Item – ActiveTO, bike lanes, and low-stress cycling (25 February 2021)
  22. News Item – New Grad Profile: IndE Alumna Tammi Hawa’s role in the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out (25 February 2021)
  23. News Item – COVID-19: Mass-vaccination clinics being established in municipalities, but province mum on details (21 February 2021)
  24. News Item – Toronto’s COVID-19 bike lane expansion boosted access to jobs, retail: U of T study (19 February 2021)
  25. News Item – There are now 18 confirmed cases of the UK COVID variant in Durham (14 February 2021)
  26. News Item – Ontario could be on course for nearly 10,000 new COVID-19 cases daily if lockdowns lift and variant digs in (12 February 2021)
  27. News Item – ‘Significant underestimation’: Canada’s COVID-19 case count likely much higher than reported (12 February 2021)
  28. News Item – Peel, York and Toronto see rapid growth of variant that started in U.K. Here’s how the aggressive strain of COVID-19 is moving across the province (11 February 2021)
  29. News Item – A third wave of COVID-19 is ‘inevitable.’ Inside the looming fight other countries have already waged (11 February 2021)
  30. News Item – Canada’s pandemic ‘finish line’ is not a given: experts (28 January 2021)
  31. News Item – Ontario’s second wave of COVID-19 hit a grim milestone Friday (22 January 2021)
  32. Ontario’s new lockdown is confusing. A big question remains: Will it work? (15 January 2021)
  33. Podcast – Fight back with Libby Znaimer: Ontario’s latest COVID-19 modelling – January 12 2021 (12 January 2021)
  34. News Item – ‘Around the clock’: Experts weigh in on speeding up Canada’s vaccination rollout (6 January 2021)
  35. News Item – Doctors point to staffing issues as second wave of COVID-19 rips through Ontario’s nursing homes (4 January 2021)
  36. News Item – Delayed lockdown could result in 10,000 additional COVID-19 cases in Ontario (23 December 2020)
  37. News Item – How will the holidays affect COVID-19 case counts? Three charts that dive into grim prospects, at home and abroad (14 December 2020)
  38. News Item – As a southwest Ontario hospital postpones some surgeries, experts warn more delays could be coming. These 4 charts sum up COVID-19 right now (7 December 2020)
  39. News Item – Toronto pandemic expert says holiday travelling of any kind shouldn’t happen this year (24 November 2020)
  40. News Item – Why this lockdown might not work, plus the growing battle inside Ontario long-term-care homes: 5 charts that show the state of the pandemic (23 November 2020)
  41. News Item – COVID-19 data explained: Which numbers matter most — and when (23 November 2020)
  42. News Item – The COVID-19 pandemic has affected Black Canadians (20 November 2020)
  43. News Item – Where exactly are Canadians catching COVID-19? Authorities are not totally sure (14 November 2020)
  44. News Item – COVID-19: What we know about the second wave and a targeted approach for protecting Canadians (29 October 2020)
  45. News Item – Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario reporting 834 cases, 5 deaths; France imposes new national lockdown; Bank of Canada holds rate steady (28 October 2020)
  46. News Item – How low testing on the weekend may be making it harder to control Ontario’s second wave (28 October 2020)
  47. News Item – Coronavirus: More testing needed for a true depiction of COVID-19 spread, expert says (26 October 2020)
  48. News Item – Guelph reports 17 new coronavirus cases from weekend, active cases at 42 (26 October 2020)
  49. News Item – COVID-19 outbreak with 19 cases at Wilfrid Laurier University over: public health (26 October 2020)
  50. News Item – Do we really have a handle on COVID-19 spread in Ontario? Testing problems are leading many to question if anyone actually knows what’s happening (20 October 2020)

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