Tag Archives: pandemic

Canada’s blood supply stays healthy during the pandemic due to fewer surgeries, loyal donors

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada Canadian Blood Services operates as a national inventory and donated blood can be used anywhere in the country, no matter where it is collected Author of the article: Zeenya Shah Publishing date: Apr 06, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  3 minute read  •  6 Comments Canadian Blood Services has… Read More »

‘Into the Covid ICU’: A New Doctor Bears Witness to the Isolation, Inequities of Pandemic

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. This week marks a grim milestone: Half a million Americans have died of covid-19. KHN reporter Jenny Gold, in collaboration with Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX, spent eight months following one first-year medical resident working on the front lines of the… Read More »

Vaccines should end the pandemic, despite the variants, say experts

A Harvard immunologist said current vaccines appear to be effective enough to end the pandemic, despite growing concerns that more infectious COVID-19 variants would severely blunt the effectiveness of the preventative treatments and set the nation back in its fight against the disease. Galit Alter, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Ragon… Read More »