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The following presentations, focused on the COVID CommUNITY study design/protocol, preliminary data, and health equity have been shared with the communities virtually and in-person between 2021-Present:


September 2021: Anand S, Toronto Health Equity Summit (CASSA) – An Alternative Plan for Recovery From COVID-19. Toronto, ON.


September 2021: Anand S, CanCOVID Speaker Series – Understanding COVID-19 risk, vaccine confidence and immunogenicity in the South Asian population in Canada. 


January 2022: Anand S, Smith S & Powless-Lynes M, McGill MScPH Public Health Day – COVID Community First Nations. Hamilton, ON.


February 2022: Anand S, PHRI Townhall – COVID Community South Asian and First Nations studies. 


April 25 2023: Anand S, Canadian Immunization Conference 2023, Vulnerable populations in COVID-19: South Asian Community in Ontario.

More articles, presentations, and other related media can be found at the COVID-19 Immunity Task Force’s website.