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IPAC news for the week of Aug 23-27, 2021Aug302021

Danish Hospital Outbreak of SARS-CoV-2. Combining WGS with epidemiological links offers surprising new information. Journal Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Turkey amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic; a debacle for the healthcare system of Turkey. Journal As hospitalization rates soar, FDA grants full approval to Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. News Toronto Blue Jays to mandate… Read more »

IPAC news for the week of Aug 16 -20, 2021Aug232021

Infection Control Behavior at Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Observational Study of a Web-Based Behavioral Intervention (Germ Defence). Journal    Mass Immunization and Vaccine Hesitancy in Children and Their Families: A Long and Winding Road Ahead to Address without a Second Thought. Journal    Younger children may be more likely to transmit COVID-19, study says…. Read more »

IPAC news for the week of Aug 9-13, 2021Aug162021

A Quantitative Framework for Defining the End of an Infectious Disease Outbreak: Application to Ebola Virus Disease. Journal  An Outbreak of RSV Infections in the Neonatology Clinic of the University Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Sofia, 2019 – a Case Series. Journal   N.B. Public Health investigates outbreak of legionnaires’ disease in Moncton. News Israeli survey finds… Read more »

IPAC News for the week of Aug 3 to Aug 6, 2021Aug092021

Updated Characterization of Poliovirus Transmission in Pakistan and Afghanistan and the Impacts of Different Outbreak Response Vaccine Options. Journal    Yellow Fever Outbreak in Eastern Senegal, 2020–2021. Journal    Muskoka overnight camp temporarily shut down due to COVID-19 outbreak. News   China orders mass testing in Wuhan as COVID-19 outbreak spreads. News   Health Canada… Read more »