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OVC Experts Contributing to COVID-19 Fight

August 4, 2020

COVID illustration (IStock Credit_BlackJack3D)Experts at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) are contributing their knowledge in the media and embracing new research opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

With expertise in areas such as disease modelling, epidemiology, infectious disease, public health, disease surveillance, virology and immunology, OVC researchers often have been at the center of the...

Why vaccines are less effective in the elderly, and what it means for COVID-19

July 27, 2020

As the global spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) — the cause of COVID-19 — continues, we learn more about the effects of this new virus. For many respiratory pathogens, including influenza viruses and respiratory syncytial viruses, the elderly experience the most severe forms of disease and the highest death rates. For example, for every 10,000 Americans between 18 and 49 years old, only 0.4 people die from the annual flu. That number increases to 5.9 people per 10,000 for those aged 65-74 years, and 47.5 people for those over 74 years old. However, most of these diseases can also have a predilection for causing severe disease in theThis article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons licence. Read the original article.

As the global spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) — the cause of COVID-19 — continues, we learn more about the effects of this new virus.

For many respiratory pathogens, including influenza viruses and respiratory syncytial viruses, the elderly experience the most severe forms of disease and the highest death rates. For example, for every 10,000...

New U of G research will enhance understanding of disease outbreaks

July 13, 2020

Veterinarian wtih digital tablet in dairy barn. (Istock credit_ Halfpoint)CARE-AI and OHI fund two emerging research areas to help understand disease outbreaks that impact animal, human and environmental health

The University of Guelph’s Centre for Advancing Responsible and Ethical Artificial Intelligence (CARE-AI) and One Health Institute (OHI) have awarded nearly $75,000 to two research projects that integrate a One Health approach with the responsible development and application of artificial intelligence.

OVC Avian Disease Expert Receives Research Excellence Award

June 29, 2020

Prof. Leo Susta, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph An expert in avian diseases, Prof. Leonard Susta, in the Ontario Veterinary College’s (OVC) Department of Pathobiology, has received a Research Excellence Award from the University of Guelph.
 
Created by the U of G's Office of Research and the Office of the Provost, the research excellence awards are an annual recognition award by which to highlight research achievements of recently tenured faculty members. Early career faculty who are...

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