64 per cent of study participants who tested positive for fentanyl reported knowingly using the substance. This number is up from 2015 where a previous study found that the majority of people (73 per cent) who tested positive for fentanyl did not know they used it.
The SciComm Division aims to cover multiple aspects of the outbreak, such as healthcare services, medical insurance and mental health.
X-ray and CT scan images are being used to develop an open-source AI application which may be able to predict the presence, severity and complications of COVID-19 infections.
The first phase of resuming on-campus research will enable limited access to facilities following strict physical distancing expectations. This phase will allow for no more than one-third of normal research occupancy on both the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses.
Mrs. Kim! Mrs. Kim!” People were screaming at me, shaking me wildly.
I let the cigarette smoke billow away. I can’t stop it at all, of course I can’t.
Cold fluorescent lights beat down unsteadily on the rickety, rust-bitten balcony.
There are 66 new cases of COVID-19 in BC today, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the province to 725.
There are 42 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death from the virus in BC today, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 659.
In today’s press conference, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Minister of Health Adrian Dix discussed the province’s testing strategy as well as its current health care capacity.
The initiative began with a small group of six medical students who were told that they could no longer practice in hospitals and clinics.
The update comes after City of Vancouver officials announced new measures on Sunday to encourage and enforce physical distancing amidst reports many city residents were not taking distancing seriously.
In a press conference today, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry provided updates on the demographics of the current provincial cases and clarified the province’s testing strategy.
There are 77 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the provincial total to 340 — of which 200 are in the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority region.
All research teams whose activities are not exempt must develop plans to work remotely, suspend all in-person activities on university campuses and fully implement those plans by the end of the day on March 24.
At today’s press conference, both Henry and Minister of Health Adrian Dix stressed that it is critical that everyone in BC follow public health guidelines around social distancing measures — especially young people.
There were 45 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in BC today, bringing the provincial total to 231 — with 144 cases in the region under the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority.
The emergency declaration followed Henry’s announcement that there are 83 new confirmed cases in the BC and there have been 3 additional deaths.
Over the weekend 30 new cases of the virus were confirmed and 3 people in the Lynn Valley Care Centre passed away.
As of the writing of this article, there were no new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in BC according to the Public Health Agency of Canada. The provincial total remains at 73, while the nationwide total is 304.
There were 9 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in BC today, bringing the provincial total to 73.
While frequently washing your hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water is the single best way to keep your hands clean, it is also possible to easily make your own hand sanitizer at home in the event of a shortage.