Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
14 458 158 8,632 8,804
AB
9 1,046 185 20,082 20,311
SK
0 495 129 16,186 16,343
MB
4 901 155 25,118 25,283
ON
81 365 80 21,111 21,459
QC
86 115 26 13,653 13,793
Atlantic
0 14 9 4,614 4,658
North60
10 326 56 19,406 19,499
 

Study identifies gene variant in Inuit causing more severe reactions to infections – CBC

Jun 05, 2022

Scientists call for more studies on the role genetics play in Inuit health

A global team of scientists have discovered a gene variant in Inuit that may be responsible for worse outcomes from viral infections.

People with the gene deficiency fail to produce certain types of interferons, which are proteins that fight infection. This can result in severe illness when faced with certain viruses, such as measles, influenza or COVID-19.

“If you have this variant, you will have a problem with viruses,” said Trine Mogensen, a biomedical researcher at Denmark’s Aarhus University and the lead author of the study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/inuit-genetics-virus-study-1.6474232

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