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IPAC news for the week of Sep 20 – 24, 2021Sep272021

Cholera outbreak during a scientific conference at a Nairobi hotel, Kenya 2017. Journal    Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Outbreaks in the United States, 2010–2017. Journal    Ontario reports another drop in new COVID-19 cases with 574 infections logged. News   CDC investigating mysterious salmonella outbreak in 25 states. News   Manitoba to spend $14M to… Read more »

IPAC news for the week of Sep 13 – 17, 2021Sep212021

Overlaying COVID-19 mitigation plans on malaria control infrastructures. Journal    Building better tuberculosis control systems in a post-COVID world: learning from Pakistan during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal    Politicians issue warnings ahead of hospital protests expected across Canada. News   School outbreak revives mandatory vaccines for P.E.I. teachers discussion. News   In a new review,… Read more »

IPAC news for the week of Sep 7 – Sep 10, 2021Sep132021

MRSA improvement within a highly endemic hospital in Malta: infection control measures or clonal change? Journal   Completeness of open access FluNet influenza surveillance data for Pan-America in 2005–2019. Journal     India scrambling to contain lethal Nipah virus after child’s death. News   Multilingual video campaign aims to boost COVID-19 vaccination rates. News   Mandatory… Read more »

IPAC news for the week of Aug 30 – Sep 3, 2021Sep072021

SARS-CoV-2 testing and infection control strategies in European paediatric emergency departments during the first wave of the pandemic. News   Hundreds of ER doctors implore Ontario to boost nurses’ pay amid ‘dangerous’ staffing shortage. News      Americans urged to ‘reconsider’ travel to Canada by U.S. CDC. News   Doug Ford to announce details of Ontario’s… Read more »