Canadian Science Policy Centre Virtual Sessions | Interview with Dr. Rob Annan. This interview focuses on the contribution of genomics in controlling the spread of SARS-CoV-2
Genome Alberta is here to help you stay informed with reliable COVID-19 information, links, and news. This page is updated regularly. You should also visit our COVID blog pages for more in-depth stories about COVID research.
Latest update: June 3rd, 2020.
Canadian researchers are among the many scientists around the world finding ways to meet the challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic. We can't introduce you to all the projects underway but here is a small sample of the Canadian efforts.
Check back a couple of times a week as we will be posting new insights into COVID-19 research taking place in Canada.
News you can trust because we have checked it for you first. The facts and figures around the pandemic change rapidly so we will be updating this section regularly. Here are some headlines for June3rd:
Bracing for bird flu. Relax, there is not another pandemic on the way. This 2005article in Maclean's might help you understand why the information you hear today seems conflicting. It takes time to collect the research, analyze it, refine it, and draw conclusions. We don't always get it right the first time and for those of you who remember 2005, the pandemic never hit us here in Canada.
COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment Planning tool. Researchers from Georgia Tech, Stanford University, and the Applied Bioinformatics Laboratory have developed this online dashboard to help individuals make informed decisions about risk.