Latest findings reveal few Canadian adults have antibodies to SARS-Cov-2

Canadian Blood Services and the CITF’s collaborative nine-province SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence study for October thru November suggests that 1.5 per cent of healthy Canadians had been exposed to SARS-CoV-2. The highest levels were recorded in Western Canada but mass national vaccination remains only route to achieving herd immunity.

2021-02-25T18:49:48-05:00January 25, 2021|Media Releases, Seroprevalence studies|

Two studies will help determine whether health care workers in Canada are at higher risk of contracting SARS-CoV-2

Preliminary, non-peer reviewed results suggest that in phase 1 of a study on healthcare workers led by Dr. Nicola Cherry at the University of Alberta, rates of infection were higher in physicians than in other HCWs and higher in Quebec physicians than among physicians in Alberta.

2021-02-25T17:12:12-05:00November 26, 2020|Healthcare workers, Media Releases|
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