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Thursday, May 28, 2020  Canadian COVID-19 treatment trial receives additional $3.5 million in federal funding
Sunnybrook is sponsoring the trial and helping to coordinate it at all Canadian hospitals
Friday, May 22, 2020  Team uses simulation to study how SARS-CoV-2 spreads
Researchers collect and count virus surrogate in simulated ICU
Monday, May 11, 2020  Sunnybrook patients recovering at home from COVID-19 get advice, support from new virtual program
COVIDEO provides COVID-19 patients managing their recoveries at home with support and a care plan by phone or video, and 24 hour access to a physician on-call.
Thursday, April 30, 2020  Sunnybrook developing N95 mask alternative using full-face snorkel mask
These made-in-Sunnybrook snorkel masks are currently undergoing testing. If found effective, these masks will only be used as an N95 alternative if the need arises.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020  Can an existing HIV medication slow the spread of COVID-19? Team of Toronto researchers launches clinical trial to find out
The trial will examine whether post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) could halt or slow the spread of COVID-19 in groups of people who have been exposed to a confirmed case.