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Vancouver biotech company discovering antibodies for COVID-19 treatment

Vancouver biotech company discovering antibodies for COVID-19 treatment

There may be another valuable shield in the fight against COVID-19, and the head of a Vancouver biotech firm says it could buy time as researchers race to develop a vaccine. Carl Hansen, CEO of AbCellera Biologics Inc., said a drug built with antibodies could be used to protect vulnerable populations until a vaccine is more widely available.

 

 

Vancouver biotech company discovering antibodies for COVID-19 treatment

Advocates worry pandemic's 'perfect storm' puts more kids at risk for abuse

Advocates worry pandemic's 'perfect storm' puts more kids at risk for abuse

OTTAWA — Reports to authorities about suspected child abuse or neglect are down as much as 40 per cent in some regions but child advocates say it's not because fewer kids are at risk.

Advocates worry pandemic's 'perfect storm' puts more kids at risk for abuse

Ask a Designer: Improving your home's function as refuge

Ask a Designer: Improving your home's function as refuge

When your entire life is happening inside your home, it matters how that space feels and functions.

Interior designers often focused on this even before self-quarantine, asking clients how they spend their time at home and how various rooms might make them happier. These questions get at the real purpose of a well-designed home.

Ask a Designer: Improving your home's function as refuge

'We're the pioneers': Canadian COVID-19 survivors share their stories

'We're the pioneers': Canadian COVID-19 survivors share their stories

We all know we should be afraid of it, but relatively few Canadians have experienced COVID-19 themselves.

 

The effort to contain the pandemic has wrought seismic disruptions to daily life on an individual and global scale. But even as the number of cases in Canada climbs, it's hard to comprehend the contagion based on a list of symptoms and warnings that it's fatal.

'We're the pioneers': Canadian COVID-19 survivors share their stories

Is COVID-19 baby boom a myth? How relationships might be tested during the pandemic

Is COVID-19 baby boom a myth? How relationships might be tested during the pandemic

CALGARY — As Canadians face the possibility of being alone with their significant other for the foreseeable future, some say marital discord is more likely than the kind of intimacy that would lead to a baby boom nine months from now.

Is COVID-19 baby boom a myth? How relationships might be tested during the pandemic

Fertility startup promises to measure women's fertility through at-home AMH tests

Fertility startup promises to measure women's fertility through at-home AMH tests

Caitlin Blaney always dreamed of being a mom. But thoughts of having children got put aside while she pursued her education to become a clinical psychologist. 

Fertility startup promises to measure women's fertility through at-home AMH tests

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