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What a Scientist Learned from Getting COVID-19

When COVID-19 hit Canada last March, Dr. Amy Salmon was working frantically with colleagues to deal with two big research projects that were suddenly halted — one on overdoses in rural isolated areas and another on long-term care — and juggle the needs of 600 UBC medical students who were in various stages of their Flexible and Enhanced Learning (FLEX) course. As a Scientist and Program Head for Knowledge Translation at the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHÉOS), plus the FLEX Site Co-Director for the Vancouver-Fraser Medical Program, Salmon was dealing with the pandemic on all levels at work.

And then she got COVID-19.

“I was locked down with my then 17-year-old daughter, my partner moved in so we could be in a bubble, three dogs, and a cat…all in a 1,000 square foot apartment,” Salmon laughs. 

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