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A new nationwide study will investigate the spread and impact of COVID-19 on older adults.

Published October 2, 2020 

Parminder Raina, a professor in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact at McMaster and the scientific director of the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging, explains how a national study involving 19,000 Canadians will examine blood samples and responses to a questionnaire to investigate the spread and impact of COVID-19 among aging Canadians.

“In basic terms, the blood sample analysis will show how widespread SARS-CoV-2 infection is among men and women over age 50, while the questionnaire will tell us about the lives of those individuals since the onset of the pandemic.”

This article was first published on Brighter World. Read the original article.

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