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IWK Health lab using PET scanner for COVID-19 research

For immediate release – February 1, 2021

Halifax: The IWK has been named the site for the installation of a NuPET Bio imaging system, the first in the world specifically designed for infectious disease research in Bio Safety Lab 3 (BSL3) environments. The positron emission tomography (PET) system will be used for COVID-19 research.

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Read to Me Encourages Parents to Request Book Bags

January 27 marks both Family Literacy Day and the Read to Me program’s 19th birthday. The program wants to take the opportunity to encourage families to request their free bag of books if they gave birth during the program's temporary suspension due to COVID-19.

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IWK Health’s 41st Christmas Tree lit thanks to Christmas magic

This year is different, that’s certainly true. 
We’re staying apart, only seeing a few.

So then how will Santa light our big tree,
If we can’t be together for all to see?

Don’t fret, don’t worry, we know just the trick.
We called in some help from our good friend, Saint Nick. 

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