Dr. Horacio Bach
New variants, new vaccines. Here’s what you should know about COVID-19 going into fall.
Dr. Horacio Bach, a clinical assistant professor with UBC’s division of infectious diseases, answers key questions about the new COVID-19 variants and vaccines.
Sep 14, 2023
UBC experts on new Omicron-specific vaccine
Health Canada has approved a vaccine by Moderna that specifically targets the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2. UBC experts are available to comment.
Sep 1, 2022
Your second COVID-19 booster is on the way—but when?
COVID-19 cases have been on the rise overseas and appear to be increasing in Canada, raising questions about when the population will need a second booster—and how effective it will be.
Jul 7, 2022
UBC experts on new SARS-CoV-2 variant ‘Omicron’
A heavily mutated variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus—designated “Omicron”—has emerged, with early cases concentrated primarily in South Africa. UBC experts are available to comment.
Nov 26, 2021