COVID-19 Blog Posts
Check out our blog posts below on a variety of topics related to COVID-19 and the pandemic.
Interview with Dr Jat Sandhu: BCCDC’s COVID-19 Pandemic Response Research: We spoke with Dr. Sandhu to learn more about the importance of his research (a three-phased approach that includes a population health survey, serological testing, and sentinel surveillance) and what it will mean for BC’s population.
Testing COVID-19 in Wastewater: a tool to help track COVID-19 spread and mitigate second wave in BC: BC Centre for Disease Control researchers have rapidly developed and validated a series of methods to test wastewater for SARS-CoV-2.
Pandemics: The Terminology: When we’re talking about pandemics, there’s a lot of jargon. Here’s some of the most common terms, explained.
Pandemics & How to Flatten the Curve: Pandemics are serious, but there’s simple things you can do to help stop the spread, and flatten the curve.
When Two Public Health Emergencies Collide: BC is facing two concurrent public health emergencies: the overdose crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic. How do we protect all British Columbians, especially vulnerable populations, in this context?
Decoding Public Health: Racism, Xenophobia, & Epidemics: This epidemic may be new, but the racism and xenophobia that has come with it isn’t.
Reflections: COVID-19, Together, Apart: Reflections from Kristy Kerr, Executive Director, on community coming together during COVID-19.
First Novel Coronavirus Case in BC: The first case of novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV has been identified in British Columbia.