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Headlines for March 18, 2020


National Post
IMV Inc. Launches Plans to Advance Clinical Development of a Vaccine Candidate Against COVID-19

The goal of this development program will be to establish the clinical safety and immunogenicity of a vaccine candidate based on the Company’s DPX delivery technology and incorporating peptides targeting novel epitopes from the coronavirus strain.

Global News
Project Robin Hood in Kingston helping re-distribute hoarded items amid coronavirus pandemic

It’s called Project Robin Hood and a church in Kingston is the second in the country to take up the cause.

PIE News
Canada adjusts to huge movement of students, online shift

In response to the growing COVID-19 epidemic, Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has announced the country will be closing its borders to non-citizens and those without permanent resident status starting on March 18.

CBC Radio
This med student can’t join the frontline COVID-19 fight, so he’s offering childcare to those who can

Canadians coming together to set up helper groups, funds for people hit by outbreak.

Global News
Dalhousie medical students start volunteer service for COVID-19 health workers

University students in Halifax are volunteering to run errands, walk pets and buy groceries for healthcare workers tied to the office in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.

Global News
Western University med students offer free childcare to healthcare workers

About 90 healthcare workers had asked for help as of Tuesday.

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