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Researchers at the University of Waterloo are developing a DNA-based vaccine that can be delivered through a nasal spray.
More than 90 long-term care homes in Ontario are suffering an outbreak of COVID-19.
What is it, and does it really work?
Professor Zahid Butt, of the School of Public Health and Health Systems, answers common questions about face masks
Prof. Jimmy Lin spearheads creation of new search engine
There is a lot of information online about COVID-19 and what people can do to protect themselves. But how do we sort out the good advice from the bad?
Professor Shana MacDonald, an expert in the relationship between technology and public discourse, explains how to spot fake information online, and talks about why we should be vigilant about what we share.
Canadians in all areas are at increased risk of having their personal and corporate information captured
New AI algorithms that provide information about physical distancing, the isolation measures that a person who tested positive for COVID has taken, and testing results for individuals will be incorporated into a contact tracing app to better forecast the spread of COVID-19 and predict any further outbreaks of the virus.
Twitter, Facebook, Shopify – these are just a few examples of large companies that have indicated that even after the pandemic, their employees will continue to work from home.
But is working from home good for everyone, and every company?
When stress and emotions run high, financial decision making can be difficult.
We asked Tracy Hilpert, Director of the School of Accounting and Finance’s Financial Literacy in the Classroom initiative, what you should be considering when managing your finances during the pandemic.
A new method to analyze social media data could help predict future outbreaks of diseases and viruses like COVID-19 and the measles.
A new study will explore how people of different ages perceive the risk of getting COVID-19.
People all over the world have had their lives change overnight.
We talked to philosophy professor Brian Orend about the big questions that arise when a society shifts so dramatically and in such a short period of time.
Waterloo food security expert Jennifer Clapp has been awarded a Killam fellowship for her work on the rise of agrifood mega-companies and the implications for the global food system.
Economic impact of COVID-19 will be long, difficult and will discriminate
UWaterloo joins universities across Canada in call for caution on contact tracing apps
Allowing cities and counties to open and close independently based on standardized guidelines is the quickest and safest way of restoring the Canadian economy