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Infection Control News: Nov 12-16, 2018Nov192018

Below are IPAC-Canada’s top tweets for the week of Nov 12-16. To receive these in real time, follow us on Twitter (@IPACCanada) or Facebook.

Antibiotic resistance costing Canada $1 billion per year: IPAC Canada. News

Insect antibiotic provides new way to eliminate bacteria. News

Scouting out bacterial defences to find new ways to counter-attack antibiotic resistance. News

New study sheds light on norovirus outbreaks, may help efforts to develop a vaccine. News

The risk that Ebola will spread to Uganda is now very high. News

Gonorrhea is on the rise, with few options to treat it. News 

A pivotal day in world’s response to Ebola nears: the launch of a clinical trial. News 

Recent incarceration increases HIV and hepatitis C risk for people who inject drugs. News 

Not so fast! Infectious disease specialists are raising concerns about quick tests being used to diagnose conditions like strep throat. CBC radio 

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