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UBC Researchers in the News

Below is a list of media coverage featuring the activities of UBC researchers and their commentary on a range of issues related to COVID-19.

This list is non-exhaustive and updated regularly.

Article Title UBC Researcher(s) Journal or Publisher Publication Date
Omicron COVID-19 variant likely to re-infect ‘over and over again,’ experts say Kelly M. McNagny Stephen Hoption Cann Global News May 22, 2022
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations fall amid period of 'relative ease' Sarah (Sally) Otto Glacier Media May 19, 2022
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations fall amid period of 'relative ease' Sarah (Sally) Otto Glacier Media May 19, 2022
This Canadian scientist helped lay the groundwork for pandemic-taming COVID-19 vaccines Pieter Cullis University Affairs May 18, 2022
Future COVID-19 restrictions in B.C. unlikely, say health officials Sarah (Sally) Otto CHEK May 12, 2022
The symptoms of COVID-19 appear to be changing. Here's what to look for. Brian Conway Glacier Media May 12, 2022
Pregnant, unvaccinated people vulnerable to severe COVID-19 outcomes, says new study Deborah Money CBC via Yahoo! News May 4, 2022
B.C. says pandemic surgery backlog has been almost cleared. But many are still waiting Jason Sutherland The Globe and Mail May 4, 2022
UBC study shows COVID can complicate pregnancy Deborah Money CBC May 4, 2022
Workers, not warriors: 4 lessons from health worker protests during COVID-19 that could help avert a looming workforce crisis Veena Sriram The Conversation May 3, 2022
Workers, not warriors: 4 lessons from health worker protests during COVID-19 that could help avert a looming workforce crisis Veena Sriram The Conversation May 3, 2022
Two new subvariants of COVID appear to dodge natural immunity Horacio Bach National Post May 3, 2022
COVID-19 infection in pregnancy increases risk of hospitalization, preterm birth: national study Deborah Money CTV May 2, 2022
Survey suggests fewer Canadians feel empathetic amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic Emily Jenkins Global News May 2, 2022
Survey suggests fewer Canadians feel empathetic amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic Emily Jenkins Global News May 2, 2022
COVID-19 transmission in schools: Experts call for better ventilation, monitoring Reza Afshari CTV April 28, 2022
COVID-19 lockdown fears spark panic buying in Beijing as mass testing begins Timothy Cheek CBC The National April 25, 2022
I'm eligible for a fourth COVID-19 shot. Should I get it? Sarah (Sally) Otto Healthing April 21, 2022
Is it COVID-19 or do I just have allergies? What you and your kids need to know Stephanie Erdle, Amin Kanani Vancouver is Awesome April 19, 2022
Where’s the COVID-19 data? Canada facing the most uncertain wave yet as provinces scale back on reporting, experts say Sarah (Sally) Otto Globe and Mail April 18, 2022
COVID-19 vaccines in national stockpile starting to expire as uptake slows Srinivas Murthy CBC April 14, 2022
B.C. expert says you should have the right to know if your doctor is vaccinated William Bowie Vancouver Sun April 14, 2022
Don't take COVID lightly this long weekend, research group warns Sarah (Sally) Otto CBC April 12, 2022
B.C.'s child vaccine rate for COVID-19 is among the lowest in Canada. Why have efforts stalled? Manish Sadarangani, Marie Tarrant CBC April 12, 2022
As COVID-19 cases creep back up, mask mandate needed, says disease modeller Sarah (Sally) Otto Times Colonist April 8, 2022