From BBC's Panorama program, an in-depth look at how bad information rises to the top:
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.
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 research underway.
Listen: Tracking COVID-19 variants in B.C. A 10-minute interview segment with Catalina Lopez-Correa from CBC Radio's 'On The Coast' program. "the virus is learning fast', so public health measure are still important.
Listen: Pandemic Preparedness. Volker Gerdts is the Director and CEO of the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre in Saskatchewan. In our latest podcast he talks about how we can apply science to address future viral outbreaks.
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 February 24th.
Listen: Why we believe what isn't true. Though this 10-minute Axios Today podcast is hooked to COVID-19 it can be applied to almost any instance of misinformation, disinformation, or just plain bad information.
Explore CanCOGeN. The Canadian COVID-19 Genomics Network (CanCOGeN) is a Genome Canada led cross-agency initiative for large-scale SARS-CoV-2 and human host sequencing to track viral origin, spread and evolution, and characterize the role of human genetics in COVID-19. The new website will keep you up-to-date on the activities of the network.