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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
Modelling group says B.C.'s underreporting of COVID-19 data makes personal risk assessment harder Sarah (Sally) Otto CBC October 16, 2022
It's so hard to find a COVID booster in Washington, experts worry people will just give up Devon Grayson KUOW October 12, 2022
How will Canada cope with COVID-19 this fall and winter? Five things to watch out for Anna Blakney The Globe and Mail October 11, 2022
Caution should be on the table this Thanksgiving as new COVID variants swirl: experts Devon Grayson Global News October 8, 2022
Vaccines could curb COVID-19 spike predicted for fall: modelling group Sarah (Sally) Otto Times Colonist October 6, 2022
The next COVID wave is already starting in Canada. Here's why this one should be different Sarah (Sally) Otto National Post October 3, 2022
Why are people upset that COVID restrictions have ended? Sarah (Sally) Otto CKNW Mornings with Simi September 28, 2022
HIV spike among B.C. drug users associated with COVID-19 lockdown, research says Jeffrey Joy Canadian Press September 26, 2022
HIV spike among B.C. drug users associated with COVID-19-related service closures, research says Jeffrey Joy CBC September 24, 2022
UBC prof co-leads study that suggests long-COVID is an autoimmune disease Christopher Carlsten Canadian Press September 21, 2022
The fear of public places in the age of COVID: Is it agoraphobia or something else? Steven Taylor Los Angeles Times September 20, 2022
COVID-19: How to read B.C. CDC data on deaths and other numbers Sarah (Sally) Otto Vancouver Sun September 20, 2022
Hundreds of Americans will die from COVID today Steven Taylor The Atlantic September 16, 2022
COVID-19 study finds 80% of kids have been infected Sarah (Sally) Otto Global News September 15, 2022
Don’t blame schools for high COVID-19 rates among B.C. youth, provincial health officer says The Globe and Mail September 14, 2022
Majority of Canadians have now caught COVID — so what does that mean for the future? CBC September 14, 2022
Rate of COVID-19 vaccination among B.C. kids 'a concern' for health officials Marie Tarrant CTV September 7, 2022
Labour forces: The new look of labour in B.C.'s COVID economy Mark Thompson Business in Vancouver September 2, 2022
B.C. applauds Health Canada's approval of new vaccine targeting Omicron: 'COVID is not going away' Horacio Bach Vancouver Sun September 1, 2022
Here’s what you need to know about Ontario’s new COVID isolation rules Horacio Bach Toronto Star September 1, 2022
How much death, illness and disruption from COVID-19 infections are we willing to live with? Anita Ho The Globe and Mail August 27, 2022
Back to school and COVID Manish Sadarangani CBC Early Edition August 26, 2022
Vaccine fatigue is real. These experts say messaging on COVID boosters should be clear Julie Bettinger CBC August 23, 2022
COVID-19 pandemic is still ‘raging,’ experts say. How to stay safe heading into fall Horacio Bach Global News August 20, 2022
Pandemic-fuelled poor behaviour has some businesses wondering if the customer is always right The Globe and Mail August 19, 2022