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

Cloud computing support accelerates COVID-19 vaccine improvements

Professor Leonard Foster and his team have been studying the virus responsible for COVID-19 in hopes of developing a more targeted vaccine with fewer side effects.

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COVID-19 virus variants research receives national funding

Faculty of medicine researchers received national funding for work on COVID-19 virus variants.

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Knowing someone with COVID-19 increased men’s anxiety more than women’s

The study is the first to track the association between proximity to COVID-19 and symptoms of anxiety week-by-week and over an extended period of time.

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Weak antibody response to first vaccine dose may leave older adults vulnerable

The findings raise questions about the optimal timing of the second dose of vaccine for older adults.

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Women lead on COVID-19 research

From vaccine development to building wearable infection detectors, women at UBC are making significant contributions to the COVID-19 research front.

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