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Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

2020-08-11


CBC  
COVID-19 update for August 11th  
https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/coronavirus-covid19-world-aug-10-1.5681643 
 
Health policy expert emphasizes the need for culturally-appropriate health care for Black Canadians
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/black-canadians-health-care-1.5678614 
 
Walk-in clinic doctor dies after attack in Red Deer, Alberta 
CFPC will be issuing a statement to acknowledge Dr. Reynolds’s untimely death 
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/red-deer-clinic-doctor-attacked-1.5681052 
 
 
Global News 
 
Russia became the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine 
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-russia-registers-virus-vaccine-given-to-putins-daughter/ 
 
 
CTV 
 
New report shows testing, tracing and physical distancing are crucial to prevent second wave of COVID-19 
https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/testing-tracing-and-distancing-key-to-prevent-covid-19-resurgence-new-models-show-1.5058979 
 
Research finds link between cannabis use during pregnancy and autism 
https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/new-study-finds-association-between-cannabis-use-during-pregnancy-and-autism-1.5057992 
 
 
Winnipeg Free Press 
 
COVID-19 pandemic highlights the importance of telemedicine 
https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/special/coronavirus/wire/telemedicine-shines-during-pandemic-but-will-glow-fade-572066542.html#cxrecs_s 
 
 
Healthy Debate 
 
COVID-19 pandemic helps remodel Canada’s surgical care 
https://healthydebate.ca/opinions/cracking-code-for-surgical-success 
 
 
La Presse 
 
Évaluation de l’efficacité des différents couvre-visage contre la COVID-19  
https://www.lapresse.ca/covid-19/2020-08-10/covid-19-les-masques-chirurgicaux-tres-efficaces-les-bandanas-beaucoup-moins.php 
 
Phase III de l’étude sur un vaccin contre le coronavirus que la Russie dit avoir trouvé 
https://www.lapresse.ca/covid-19/2020-08-11/la-russie-dit-avoir-invente-un-vaccin-contre-la-covid-19.php 
 
 
Ici Radio-Canada 
 
Une étude fait valoir la nécessité de maintenir toutes les mesures de santé publique   
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1725468/coronavirus-etude-mesures-sanitaires-deuxieme-vague 
 
 
L’actualité 
 
La science corrobore à nouveau l’importance du masque  
https://lactualite.com/sante-et-science/les-arguments-anti-masque-contredits-par-la-science/ 
 

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