TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2020 – Does sex and age affect who gets COVID-19 in Canada? York University researchers found females, particularly in their reproductive years, were less likely to contract the virus. The researchers analyzed COVID-19 data from Statistics Canada up to July 27, 2020 to find out if estrogens played a role.
TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2020 – Once a viable COVID-19 vaccination is ready, the logistics of how to vaccinate everyone becomes one of the next hurdles. Researchers at York University have developed a solution, an artificial intelligence drive-through mass vaccination simulation application that can help clinics and public health agencies plan for mass vaccinations ahead of time.
TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2020 – As winters become milder and lake ice less stable, more children and young adults are falling through the ice and fatally drowning, say York University researchers. A new study, which looked at 4,000 drownings in 10 countries, including Canada, Russia, Finland, Germany, Sweden, and the United States, found warming winter air temperatures were a good predictor of the number of drownings.
TORONTO, November 18, 2020 – Antimicrobial resistance is recognized by the World Health Organization as one of the top 10 global threats to public health. In the face of this threat, research is underway to determine what kind of international commitments and frameworks for cooperation are needed to address such a large, transnational challenge. One […]
TORONTO, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 — An Osgoode Hall Law School clinic that provides free access to legal services for vulnerable investors has received a cy-près award of $157,750 from a class action settlement approved by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. “The Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic fills a critical gap in the retail investment […]
Professor Steven J. Hoffman available for comment TORONTO, November 17, 2020 –The United Nations today launched the UN Research Roadmap for the COVID-19 Recovery . The development of this Roadmap was led by York University Professor Steven J. Hoffman in his role as Scientific Director of the Institute of Population & Public Health at the Canadian […]
WHO Collaborating Centre at York University will host Q&A with leaders in AMR on Wednesday TORONTO, November 16, 2020 – As the race to find new vaccines and treatments for the novel coronavirus accelerates worldwide, experts are also coming together this week to address the increasingly urgent global challenge of antimicrobial resistance. November 18th marks […]