Combatting COVID-19

Hear from UBC experts, learn more about work on the frontlines, and discover the latest research helping to combat the global outbreak.

Brett Finlay explains how SARS vaccine development can inform COVID-19 response

Finlay discusses his involvement in the development of three potential SARS vaccines and the lessons researchers learned.

Making a difference: UBC students help frontline medical workers during COVID-19

Medical students support health care providers with childcare, pet care and errands.

Canadian hospitals trialing new treatment options for COVID-19 patients

The initiative will compare the safety and effectiveness of drugs and drug combinations in treating patients who are hospitalized with COVID-19.

UBC-led study finds trial drug can significantly block early stages of COVID-19 in engineered human tissues

The findings hold promise as a treatment capable of stopping early infection of the novel coronavirus.

UBC researchers warn of dangers of air pollution during COVID-19 outbreak

Air pollution can make infections of the respiratory tract more severe.

How to support seniors during the COVID-19 outbreak

Dr. Roger Wong shares tips to support our seniors

More UBC researchers receive federal funding to study COVID-19

Five Faculty of Medicine scientists awarded $2.3 million for research on novel coronavirus.

Myth busting: Setting the record straight on ibuprofen and COVID-19

Dr. Mahyar Etminan, an epidemiologist and drug safety expert, explains the drug safety evidence of ibuprofen.

New funding accelerates COVID-19 research at UBC

Faculty of Medicine researchers receive federal funding to advance global COVID-19 response.