On CBC’s Front Burner, Dr. Darrell Tan, discusses symptoms, transmission, treatment and the vaccine for monkeypox
Metro Morning with Ismaila Alfa Speaks to Dr. Darrell Tan – Aug. 2, 2022
Dr. Darrell Tan, infectious disease physician and scientist at St. Michael’s, gave an in-depth interview to CBC’s Frontburner about the monkeypox outbreak, symptoms of the disease, and what role globalization and urbanization play in its global spread. “All these things change the ecosystem that we live in and change the opportunity for interactions between animals and humans, […]
Infectious Disease Dr. Darrell Tan shares thoughts with the Toronto Star on Monkeypox
Dr. Darrell Tan is an Infectious diseases physician and clinician at St Mikes Hospital and an associate professor of medicine at U of T. He has been leading research on monkeypox cases in the city. Metro Morning with Ismaila Alfa – Aug. 2, 2022: Monkeypox case found in Toronto’s shelter system ‘concerning’ as it leaves […]
The Canadian bid to turn the tide against monkeypox with Dr. Tan and the Toronto Star
Our very own ID doc. Darrell Tan tells the Toronto Star that he and his colleagues who are rushing to study the monkeypox virus to improve public policy and patient care are noticing many patients struggling with the financial consequences of isolation. With longer quarantine times for example, some folks are struggling to pay their […]
Dr. Tan and other experts weigh in on Toronto’s Monkeypox response
Dr. Tan speaks with the Toronto Star about monkeypox and public health policies. As cases of monkeypox continue to grow in Canada and globally, academics and advocates are urging governments to bring in paid sick days for all, as illnesses like monkeypox are unpredictable and can require extended periods of isolation. And with rising cases, […]
Toronto Star speaks with Dr. Tan about lack of information and support from TPH for those with Monkeypox
According to Darrell Tan, our clinician-scientist at the division of infectious diseases at St Michael’s Hospital, municipal public health data combined with international research collaboration, indicates 99 per cent plus of monkeypox infections in nonendemic countries are of men who have sex wit h men (MSM). Tan noted the antiviral tecovirimat used for serious cases […]
CBC Article ft. Dr. Darrell Tan
Our lead investigator, Dr. Darrel Tan who is also an associate professor of medicine at the University of Toronto, said the emergence of monkeypox in the community is very new, and it’s challenging to sort out the public health response and how best to support patients. Levels of patient care should include individualized care and […]
Monkeypox cases continue to rise in Canada : CBC – The National
Limited vaccine supply could thwart Canada’s efforts to contain monkeypox writes CBC. Featuring our very own Dr. Darrell Tan who explains that although vaccine uptake was great at the start, limited supply of the vaccine does not help fast uptake. Read the rest of the article here.
1 month ago Dr. Darrell Tan spoke to CBC: The National about scaling up Monkeypox vaccinations. You can watch the full story here.