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Elsevier has created a Novel Coronavirus Information Center that includes free access to expert, curated information for the research and health community on SARS-CoV-2 (the novel coronavirus) and COVID-19 (the disease).

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Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies COVID-19 Rapid Publication Working Groups

The Institute has funded four new interdisciplinary teams working to produce rapid publications to address the challenges posed by COVID-19 and society's response to the pandemic.

UBC-authored COVID-19 publications

Below is a list of publications and articles from UBC researchers regarding SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 as submitted to this site. It is not exhaustive and will be updated regularly as publications are submitted.

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Academic Journals & Publications
Lead UBC Author Link Journal or Publisher
Addressing the Dual Public Health Emergency: Supporting Physicians to Prescribe Opioid Medications Nilanga Aki Ediriweera Bandara Read the publication Canadian Medical Association Journal
COVID-19 pandemic and adolescents' vaping epidemic Nilanga Aki Ediriweera Bandara Read the publication BC Medical Journal
Addressing the Intersection Between COVID-19 and Young People Vaping: Timely Resources Needed Nilanga Aki Ediriweera Bandara Read the publication Canadian Medical Association Journal
Self-care during the pandemic Nilanga Aki Ediriweera Bandara Read the publication BC Medical Journal
Caring for Canada’s Care Providers Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic Nilanga Aki Ediriweera Bandara Read the publication Canadian Medical Association Journal
Venture Capitalists and COVID-19 Will Gornall Read the publication SSRN
COVID-19 and the Gender Employment Gap Among Parents of Young Children Yue Qian Read the publication Canadian Public Policy
Mega-COV: A Billion-Scale Dataset of 65 Languages For COVID-19 Muhammad Abdul-Mageed Read the publication arXiv (preprint)
The Coronavirus Is Making Us See That It's Hard to Make Remote Work Actually Work Susan Holtzman Read the publication TIME
High-Throughput Incubation and Quantification of Agglutination Assays in a Microfluidic System Ian Foulds Read the publication Genes
Causal Impact of Masks, Policies, Behavior on Early Covid-19 Pandemic in the U.S. Hiroyuki Kasahara , Paul Schrimpf Read the publication MedRXIV Preprint
The COVID-19 Pandemic: Anticipating its Effects on Canada's Agricultural Trade Richard Barichello Read the publication Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics
ACE 2 Coding Variants: A Potential X-linked Risk Factor for COVID-19 Disease (pre-print) William Gibson Read the publication bioRXiv (pre-print)
Consensus statement on the use of clozapine during the COVID-19 pandemic. William G Honer Read the publication Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
The Role of Emergency Radiology in COVID-19: From Preparedness to Diagnosis Savvas Nicolaou Read the publication Canadian Association of Radiologists’ Journal
Planning as Inference in Epidemiological Models Frank Wood Read the publication arXiv.org
Information Rich Wheat Markets in the Early Days of COVID-19 James Vercammen Read the publication Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics (in press)
Therapeutic Potential for Tetracyclines in the Treatment of COVID-19 Mahyar Etminan Pharmacotherapy (in press)
Inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 infections in engineered human tissues using clinical-grade soluble human ACE2 Josef Penninger Read the publication Cell
Op-ed or Article
Lead UBC Author(s) Link Journal or Publisher
Gail Murphy: UBC's research community is a critical asset in confronting COVID-19 Gail Murphy Read the publication Vancouver Sun
Our COVID-19 experience shows that dental clinics are safe Ben Balevi Read the publication Vancouver Sun
Road to recovery post-coronavirus paved with green bricks Kai Chan Read the publication Channel News Asia
Mental health impact of coronavirus pandemic hits marginalized groups hardest Emily Jenkins Corey McAuliffe, Anne Gadermann Read the publication The Conversation
The long-term biological effects of COVID-19 stress on kids’ future health and development Michael Kobor, Kim Schmidt, Ruanne Vent-Schmidt Read the publication The Conversation
The pandemic is hurting Canada’s working mothers Yue Qian Sylvia Fuller Read the publication The Globe and Mail
Looking after our mental well-being in these uncertain times Farah Shroff Read the publication Rabble
As we restart life in our cities, being inclusive is key Alexandra Flynn Read the publication The Globe and Mail
Governance, not government, might be a better measure of provinces’ pandemic success Carey Doberstein Read the publication The Globe and Mail
Canada must keep the border closed until the U.S. can prove it has the virus under control Keith Head Read the publication The Star
The Case for a Public Option for Housing Penny Gurstein Read the publication The Tyee
Coronavirus and cognitive bias: The surprising reasons people cheat at social distancing Eric Cadesky Read the publication The Conversation
Koch: Our post-pandemic 'normal' should be based on the support and solidarity we are developing now Tom Koch Read the publication The Province
COVID-19 has put a harsh spotlight on the anti-Asian racism that has always existed in Canada Carol Liao Read the publication CBC
COVID-19 and the impact on animals Victoria Shroff Read the publication Georgia Straight
Facing the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression Yves Tiberghien Read the publication East Asia Forum
Keeping our strength in science is vital to Canada’s recovery Alejandro Adem Read the publication The Province
The coronavirus reveals the necessity of Canada’s migrant workers Bethany Hastie Read the publication The Conversation
Climate change isn’t pausing for the pandemic Janis Sarra Read the publication Canadian Underwriter
A doctor's advice for how to get the most out of your virtual health appointment Melissa Lem Read the publication CBC
COVID-19 — a tragedy and renaissance: Is it too much to hope for more humility and continued generosity? John Helliwell Read the publication Vancouver Sun
Alberta’s COVID-19 crisis is a migrant-worker crisis, too Bronwyn Bragg Read the publication Globe & Mail
Benjamin Perrin and Jordan Westfall: A perfect storm — COVID-19 and the opioid crisis Benjamin Perrin Read the publication Vancouver Sun
COVID-19 and the crisis in corrections Debra Parkes Read the publication Vancouver Sun
Skye Barbic and Catherine Backman: Staying happy while staying home: Lessons from occupational therapy Skye Barbic & Catherine Backman Read the publication The Province
Indigenous communities and COVID-19: The virus may not discriminate, but responses to it do Dallas Hunt Read the publication The Globe and Mail
To help flatten the curve, let’s clean our air Christopher Carlsten, Michael Brauer Sarah Henderson Read the publication The Globe and Mail
Billion-Scale Investigation of COVID-19 Impact on Human Communication in 104 Languages Muhammad Abdul-Mageed Read the publication Medium
Looking after our mental well-being in these uncertain times Farah Shroff Read the publication Rabble.ca
No More Business as Usual: COVID-19 and Climate Justice Farah Shroff Read the publication Bridge for Health
Celebrate Mother’s Day with global feminist solidarity Farah Shroff Read the publication The Conversation
Research universities recognize unique responsibility to fight spread of pandemic Santa Ono Read the publication Vancouver Sun
How the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the global mining industry John Steen Read the publication The Conversation
How Food Banks Prop up a Broken System Graham Riches Read the publication The Tyee
Politicians appeal to our sense of fairness in the battle against COVID-19 Maxwell A. Cameron, Judy Illes, CM Read the publication The Conversation
John Izzo: Men and COVID-19: The hidden story John Izzo Read the publication Vancouver Sun
How to Use Communication as a Medical Intervention Heidi Tworek Read the publication German Marshall Fund of the United States
COVID-19 Country & Canadian Province Comparisons Werner Antweiler Read the publication
About COVID-19 Charts Werner Antweiler Read the publication
COVID-19: Policy design for stable population recovery Guy Dumont, Greg Stewart, Klaske van Heusden Read the publication Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies
The worst time for food banks to raise barriers to food Jennifer Black Read the publication The Province
Why historians (sort of) love pandemics Timothy Brook Read the publication Newsweek
Blame China? Outbreak orientalism, from the plague to coronavirus Timothy Brook Read the publication The Globe and Mail
Talks
UBC Presenter Link Outlet
The African continent's response to COVID-19 Farah Shroff Watch or Listen
Maternal Infant Health Canada: COVID-19 experiences from Karala and India Farah Shroff Watch or Listen Maternal Infant Health Canada
Canadian Responses toward COVID-19: Face Masks, Social Distancing & an Interactive Canada COVID-19 Mapper HsingChi von Bergmann Watch or Listen
COVID-19: What Pharmacists Know Now | Injecting Knowledge - a COVID-19 Vaccine Update Jillian Reardon Watch or Listen
World leading geneticist and immunologist Josef Penninger on potential COVID-19 treatment Josef Penninger Watch or Listen European Society of Radiology
Timothy Brook - China and Pandemics: A historically-informed discussion Timothy Brook Watch or Listen Salt Spring Forum