The COVID-19 global pandemic presents an unprecedented challenge to global health care and research. Our teams are on the front lines and in need of support.

The U of A’s Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is here to help. Our faculty is driving crucial efforts from developing medical advances, tools, and research breakthroughs to address the pandemic, to sharing health expertise and coping strategies the public can use right now to keep their families healthy and well.

Find updates and initiatives from our members here. Additional coverage and information for the UAlberta community can be found on the UAlberta COVID-19 News and Information website.

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All donations made during the month of May will be matched, up to a total of $100K,
supporting ongoing research at the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology.


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Standard surgical masks as good as N95 respirators for family doctors, evidence suggests

Evidence reviews of masks, goggles and shoe covers suggest individual pieces of personal protective equipment aren’t enough by themselves to protect health workers.

Researchers aim to find out whether wastewater gives early warning of COVID-19 cases in communities.

U of A expert helping lead national pilot project to test wastewater for signs of COVID-19.

Fighting back with precision health: New AI projects poised to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic

Funding for four UAlberta research projects will support drug discovery, data collection, at-risk groups, and mental health.