TORONTO, April 7, 2021 – A temporary interruption in contact tracing of COVID-19 cases could lead to an irreversible loss of control of the disease even if the pandemic was previously contained, say York University researchers in a new study.
TORONTO, March 22, 2021 – As cities and towns across Canada and the United States grapple with the logistics of planning COVID-19 vaccine sites, York professors have been busy helping to plan mass vaccinations using different methods, including drive-through vaccination centres.
TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2021 – Shorter, but more frequent lockdowns, could lead to fewer cases of COVID-19 than the current practice of long lockdowns, found York University researchers, whose modelling considers individual decisions around the personal cost of complying to social measures.
TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2021 – York University and the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa are building on a successful collaboration to tackle COVID-19 across Africa by creating an international consortium of experts in disease modelling and artificial intelligence.
TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2021 – Testing can significantly control outbreaks of COVID-19 in Ontario schools, especially when combined with other measures, such as mask wearing, say York University researchers who led the study. The researchers found that testing is effective in controlling the SARS-CoV-2 infections in schools as long as it’s done frequently, and the […]
Prior to the pandemic, Asian Americans reported low levels of harassment, threats and insults, and fewer mental health issues than their white counterparts, but that has changed, says a new study out of York University.
TORONTO, Dec. 03, 2020 — Most countries are not fulfilling their international legal obligations during COVID-19 and other public health emergencies, reveals new research by a consortium of 13 leading global health law scholars, hosted by the Global Strategy Lab (GSL) at York University. In 2019, members of the Global Health Law Consortium analyzed key aspects of […]