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In his most recent blog post for Psychology Today, Dr. Rob Whitley, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, discusses the impact of social distancing on university learners and offers six ways students can promote their mental health. 
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Prof. Yann Joly, Research Director of the Centre of Genomics and Policy at McGill University and his collaborators from 16 countries have just published a commentary in Nature Genetics this week in which they present the development of the international Genetic Discrimination Observatory.
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McGill is home to some of the world’s leading authorities on treating highly infectious diseases, but the sudden rise and severe circumstances caused by COVID-19 have put their work into intense focus. The following is an overview of research activities underway at McGill and in partnership with other institutions to find vaccines, treatments and diagnostic tools for this deadly virus.
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Three researchers from the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital are among the recipients of funding as part of Canada’s COVID-19 response, as announced by the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health. The projects focus on developing and implementing measures to rapidly detect, manage, and reduce the transmission of the novel coronavirus.
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To help improve the resiliency of Canadians, the health professionals at the McGill Comprehensive Health Improvement Program (CHIP) are proud to announce a free web-based health promotion program developed to safely improve your physical and mental health in only six weeks.
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On Thursday March 19, McGill hosted its first Coronavirus webcast aimed at bringing together McGill’s leading health experts to tackle some of the most pressing questions about the COVID-19 pandemic. If you missed it, you can view the webcast featuring, Dr. Marcel Behr, Co-Director, McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and Immunity (Mi4) and Interim Director of McGill Infectious Diseases Division and Dr. Timothy Evans, Inaugural Director and Associate Dean of the School of Population and Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, here ►
 


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Dr. Matthew Oughton, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine and infectious disease specialist at the Montreal Jewish General Hospital, spoke with CTV News to explain that it will take approximately two weeks for the impacts of social distancing to become evident.  Until then, he expects the number of new cases to continue to rise rapidly because it takes five to seven days for people to show symptoms and additional time for testing.
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In a recent article for Forbes magazine, Dr. Madhukar Pai, Director of McGill’s International Tuberculosis Centre and the McGill Global Health Programs, shares the growing anxiety among those working to fight tuberculosis (TB) as COVID-19 sweeps the world and disrupts basic health services, such as routine immunization.  He explains why TB services might be one of the biggest casualties of the pandemic and offers insight on how to take proactive steps to mitigate TB mortality rates related to COVID-19.
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As Premier François Legault continues to appeal to singers, public figures and sports personalities to help share the message of staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic; Super Bowl champion and McGill Medicine alum Dr. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is using his time in self-isolation to help educate Quebecers on the importance of social distancing.
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Millions of people around the globe have taken to working remotely as part of concerted efforts to practice social distancing to help flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prof. Marie-Lyne Grenier, faculty lecturer and ergonomic specialist/consultant at the McGill University Faculty of Medicine’s School of Physical & Occupational Therapy, offers the following quick tips to help maintain optimal health while working from home.
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