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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
COVID-19 cases in kids have jumped dramatically in B.C. with Delta variant and a return to school Sarah (Sally) Otto Vancouver Sun September 27, 2021
Extreme Psychological Behavior During A Pandemic? It's All Happened Before Steven Taylor Texas Public Radio September 26, 2021
B.C. sees record number of COVID-19 tests as restrictions lift Bradley Quon CBC September 26, 2021
‘It’s really frustrating’: BCTF fears more school closures due to lack of COVID safety measures Daniel Coombs Maple Ridge News September 24, 2021
Taiwan’s COVID-19 vaccine struggles Yves Tiberghien East Asian Forum September 24, 2021
Fact check: COVID-19 vaccines are safe for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers Deborah Money Vancouver is Awesome September 23, 2021
Fact check: COVID-19 vaccines are safe for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers Deborah Money Vancouver is Awesome September 23, 2021
The COVID vaccine passport and Charter rights Salima Semnani Cortes Currents September 23, 2021
Province urges expectant mothers to get the COVID-19 vaccine Deborah Money Global News September 22, 2021
Sask. faces shortage of COVID-19 medication Srinivas Murthy Regina Leader-Post September 21, 2021
Questions about B.C.'s COVID-19 measures rack up billable hours for law firms Salima Samnani Vancouver Sun September 20, 2021
Serious Infections Linked to Autism: Study Annie Ciernia The Scientist September 17, 2021
Experts say 'game changer' needed to inspire unvaccinated B.C. residents Sarah (Sally) Otto Vancouver is Awesome September 16, 2021
Experts say 'game changer' needed to inspire unvaccinated B.C. residents Sarah (Sally) Otto Vancouver is Awesome September 16, 2021
What does a vaccine mandate actually look like on campus? Kelly McNagny University Affairs September 16, 2021
There’s no evidence COVID-19 vaccines hurt fertility. Here’s what’s fueling the myth Devon Greyson PBS News Hour September 16, 2021
There’s no evidence COVID-19 vaccines hurt fertility. Here’s what’s fueling the myth Devon Greyson PBS NewsHour September 16, 2021
B.C. says it won't take ICU patients from Alberta because of its own health-care demands Stephen Hoption Cann Vancouver Sun September 16, 2021
B.C. says it won't take ICU patients from Alberta because of its own health-care demands Stephen Hoption Cann Vancouver Sun September 16, 2021
Pandemic elections: What other countries have voted during COVID-19? Horacio Bach Global News September 15, 2021
The Mu variant is here in B.C. Here's what you need to know Sarah (Sally) Otto Burnaby News September 14, 2021
The tangled history of mRNA vaccines Pieter Cullis Nature September 14, 2021
Canadians more worried about 4th COVID-19 wave, but experts say lockdowns unlikely Michael Brauer Global News September 13, 2021
Legal questions around rights linger as some provinces bring in COVID-19 vaccine passports Robert Russo Globe and Mail September 8, 2021
COVID cases surge in Northern Health Alasdair Nazerali-Maitland Global News September 4, 2021