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Headlines for March 12, 2021


Medical students launch plan to improve skin tone diversity in course material
Skin conditions, cancers appear differently on brown, black skin.

Edmonton Journal
Alberta Education research aims to track learning loss during COVID-19
Some Alberta students in kindergarten to Grade 3 will have their reading skills measured to see if they’ve fallen behind during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Windsor Star
Chinese government interference derailed Canadian vaccine partnership: Researcher
A Canadian vaccine researcher says he believes that Chinese political machinations ended a vaccine partnership last summer.

Global News
COVID-19: How being a doctor in Alberta has changed throughout the pandemic
One year ago, the idea of an entire ward of a hospital being dedicated to one virus was something Dr. Neeja Bakshi never thought she’s see in her career as an internal medicine physician.

The Globe & Mail
Trudeau’s science adviser preparing report on COVID-19 vaccine passports
The federal government’s chief science adviser will release a report in the coming weeks with recommendations on whether and how Canada should implement COVID-19 vaccine passports.

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