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Thursday, April 16, 2020

CBB members Roderick Slavcev, Emmanuel Ho and Marc Aucoin team up to develop DNA-based COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 molecules

Researchers at the University of Waterloo are developing a DNA-based vaccine that can be delivered through a nasal spray.

The vaccine will work by using bacteriophage, a process that will allow the vaccine to replicate within bacteria already in the body and is being designed to target tissues in the nasal cavity and lower respiratory tract.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

PPE for infectious disease preparedness featured in research paper from 2016 relevant for response to COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has been putting a strain on healthcare workers around the world. We often forget all the challenges that frontline healthcare professionals have to face, including the use of personal protective equipment. This paper from 2016 describes the evaluation during the ebola crisis, which has excellent recommendations for healthcare workers and managers around the world when dealing with COVID-19.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Advancing Healthcare through Innovative Technology

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Advancing healthcare through innovative technology

Friday, May 20, 2016

Waterloo Region MED TECH: Bridging the Gap 2016

Inaugural conference reflects on 100 years of heath care, looks to its future

Leaders in community health care, technology, research and entrepreneurship will gather next week to discuss the ways these areas intersect in medicine now and should in the future, while celebrating a milestone anniversary for one health-care facility in the region.

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