Two research teams supported by Canada’s COVID-19 Immunity Task Force (CITF) are reporting initial findings about immunity to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, which we are announcing just as vaccine roll out has begun. One of the teams, led by researchers at the University of Toronto, has had its initial work studying the [...]
Study finds few youths on the West Island and in the Plateau have had diagnosed cases of COVID-19, but mental health is an issue
Preliminary results from a study underway in Montreal suggest 41% of 1,000 children surveyed so far, largely based on participants from the West Island and the Plateau, have gone to get tested to see if they were infected at the time with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Of those, 99% tested negative. In this surveyed group, children from 10 households also had family members test positive for SARS-CoV-2, yet only one child from these households tested positive.