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Canada’s Global Nexus for Pandemics and Biological Threats

Global Nexus for Pandemics and Biological Threats

Pandemic Research

Preventing the Next Pandemic

Now is the time for Canada to seize the opportunity sparked by COVID-19 and create a nexus that brings together our world-class resources, elevates our capabilities and amplifies impact. McMaster’s researchers are leading the way. Join us.

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COVID-19 Policy Forum: Testing and Tracing Learn More

Why was Canada initially slow to ramp up COVID-19 testing? How could Canada’s testing capacity and reporting be improved? Canada’s Global Nexus experts discuss this and more in part one of a three part policy forum presented in partnership with the Lung Health Foundation.

COVID-19 Policy Forum: The Canadian and Global Policy Response Learn More

In part two of this three-part series, Canada’s Global Nexus researchers examine the economic and social measures taken during the pandemic and explore how governments might have responded differently.

COVID-19 Policy Forum: Lessons from COVID-19 Vaccine Development & Rollout Learn More

Why did Canada lack the capacity to domestically produce vaccines? Did Canadian jurisdictions fall short in their initial vaccine rollout process? In part three of this three part series, Global Nexus Researchers discuss these questions and more.

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