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.

Study finds schools are not at higher risk for COVID-19

The researchers tested Vancouver School District staff during the 2020-2021 school year.

New study to monitor COVID-19 illness and vaccine safety, effectiveness in children and youth in Canada

Dr. Manish Sadarangani is the B.C. site investigator of the new pan-Canadian study.

New study to assess COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness among people living with HIV

The results will inform immunization guidelines for the approximately 67,000 Canadians living with HIV.

Pandemic underlines need to address physician burnout, study finds

Two out of three Vancouver physicians surveyed faced burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health of Canadians with disabilities suffering during the pandemic

Nearly 30 per cent of those polled are hesitant to get vaccinated.

COVID-19 research initiatives at UBC among those funded by first-time partnership

Outcomes will have direct impact on the health of people in B.C.

New Canada-wide research to study mix-and-matching COVID-19 vaccines

This research could pave the way for a more flexible approach to vaccine rollouts taking place across the country.

UBC launches national COVID-19 vaccine registry for pregnant and breastfeeding women

Dr. Deborah Money shares why this research is critical and how pregnant and breastfeeding women can get involved.

Debunking COVID-19 myths: As the weather warms, UBC vaccine expert separates fact from fiction

Dr. Anna Blakney, assistant professor in UBC’s School of Biomedical Engineering, Michael Smith Laboratories and vaccine expert, addresses some popular myths about COVID-19.