coronavirus

Dr Jesse Kancir
February 20, 2020

For some, a career in medicine is bred in the bone. For others, like Dr Jesse Kancir, medicine was never a consideration until a serious industrial accident, during what he calls his “failed” lumberjack moment, peeled his hand open like an orange. 

After months of recovery and...

Air Travel
February 12, 2020

On December 31, 2019, China reported a number of mysterious cases of viral pneumonia to the World Health Organization (WHO). Stemming from the central city of Wuhan, in the Hubei Province, the illness was identified as a new virus - a coronavirus, which belongs in the same family as the common...

Woman washing hands in a sink
January 28, 2020

Winter is typically a time we associate with cold and flu season. The public is inundated with messages on ways to reduce transmission of viruses including promoting hand washing, getting the flu vaccine, coughing into your elbow, and staying away from work or school if you are sick. To Sir...