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Long COVID: Prevention, Spread, Variants and Vaccines

Tuesday, November 14, 2023, from 1pm – 2pm ET, Online via Zoom

Dr. Anne Bhéreur
Dr. Lyne Filiatrault

Dr. Anne Bhéreur, MD, CCFP(PC), FCFP

  • Associate Clinical Professor, Université de Montréal

  • Patient Advisory Council and Steering Committee, Long COVID Web

Dr. Lyne Filiatrault, MDCM, FRCP

  • Retired Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of British Columbia

  • Retired Emergency Physician and Patient Quality & Safety Director, Vancouver General Hospital ED

  • Her VGH ED team played a key role in Vancouver’s successful response to SARS in 2003

Dr. Alon Vaisman

Dr. Alon Vaisman, MD, MAS, FRCPC

  • Infection Control and Infectious Diseases Physician, University Health Network

  • Assistant Professor, University of Toronto


  • Dr. Angela M. Cheung, MD, PhD, FRCPC​​

    • ​Co-Lead, Long COVID Web

    • Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

    • Senior Clinician Scientist, University Health Network

  • Dr. Susan Law, PhD

    • Knowledge Mobilization Lead, Long COVID Web,

    • Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Senior Scientist, Trillium Health Partners


Session Overview:

Please join us for our second webinar in this series as we hear from experts on the prevention, spread, current variants, and vaccines relevant to long COVID. First, Drs. Bhéreur and Filiatrault will address the prevention of COVID-19 infection/reinfection to protect the health of all Canadians and prevent post COVID-19 condition (PCC). They will then provide an overview of the lessons learned from the pandemic and the tools that should be used at the community level to control the spread of SARS-CoV-2. Second, we will then hear from Dr. Alon Vaisman as he shares an update on the current circulating variants and available vaccines. He will also cover current evidence on the impact of vaccination on post-infection COVID syndromes.

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