IPAC News for the week of November 15 – 19, 2021Nov222021

Enteric Illness Outbreaks Reported Through the National Outbreak Reporting System—United States, 2009–2019. Journal 

 

Parents’ intention to get vaccinated and to have their child vaccinated against COVID-19: cross-sectional analyses using data from the KUNO-Kids health study. Journal 

 

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Barrie shelters. News

 

Senators COVID-19 outbreak: Three games postponed as 10 players enter protocol. News

 

Covid: ‘Putting people to sleep knowing they may not wake’. News     

 

Ontario will start immunizing children against COVID-19 this month: Moore. News

 

Nova Scotia pastor believes multi-day event linked to virus outbreak followed rules. News

 

Listeria outbreak has sickened 9 in Denmark. News

 

Ont. reports more than 700 new COVID-19 cases, highest single-day total since late Sept. News 

 

Canada, Mexico to share U.S.-donated COVID-19 vaccines as Three Amigos summit begins. News

 

Campus flu outbreak climbs to over 500 cases, state health department raises alarm. News  

 

Health Canada approves Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for children. News

 

Market in China’s Wuhan likely origin of COVID-19 outbreak: study. News

 

Austria to go into full lockdown as Covid surges. News

 

Disease control chief: “All of Germany is one big outbreak”. News

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IPAC News for the week of November 8 – 12, 2021Nov152021

U.S. land border with Canada opens for travellers – what you need to know News

Yukon declares state of emergency over COVID-19. News

Health Canada approves Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for booster shots  News

Manitoba has expanded eligibility for 3rd dose of COVID-19 vaccine to anyone 18+  News

Measles outbreaks likely as COVID pandemic leaves millions of world’s children unvaccinated   Journal

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IPAC News for the week of November 1 – 5, 2021Nov082021

Social media influencers can be used to deliver positive information about the flu vaccine: findings from a multi-year study. Journal 

 

First Outbreak of an H5N8 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus on a Chicken Farm in Japan in 2020. Journal 

 

Novavax submits COVID-19 vaccine for approval by Health Canada. News

 

Covid-19 deaths pass five million worldwide. News

 

Fatal deer virus outbreak declared in Kingston region. News   

 

N.S. family of seven recovering from COVID-19 urges others to get vaccinated. News

 

COVID-19 vaccination rates among eastern European diaspora become cause for concern. News  

 

Ontario to reveal details of plan to roll out booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine. News

 

B.C. records 1st flu cases of the season after none were reported last year. News  

 

India’s first homegrown Covid vaccine wins WHO emergency use listing. News 

 

U.K. 1st country to authorize use of Merck’s coronavirus antiviral pill. News

 

COVID-19 exposures on 232 flights and counting in B.C. last month. News

 

AstraZeneca vaccine recipients have ‘mixed emotions’ over getting mRNA boosters early. News   

 

Pfizer says COVID-19 pill cut hospital, death risk by 90 per cent. News

 

Canada making ‘good progress’ in slowing growth of COVID-19 pandemic: Tam. News

 

When will the pandemic become endemic? Disease experts eye beginning of the end. News   

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IPAC News for the week of October 25 – 29, 2021Nov012021

Gaps in Infection Prevention and Control in Public Health Facilities of Sierra Leone after the 2014–2015 Ebola Outbreak. Journal 

 

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Uptake among Nursing Staff during an Active Vaccine Rollout. Journal 

 

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine safe and protective for kids, company says. News

 

2 B.C. doctors linked to website selling bogus mask and vaccine exemption ‘certificates’. News

 

How getting a flu shot could help prevent a ‘twindemic’: A Q&A with a MUN professor. News

 

Fox News’s Neil Cavuto ‘begs’ viewers to ‘stop the politics’ and get Covid vaccine. News     

 

FDA advisers review Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for kids. News

 

Sask. medical health officers plead with health minister for increased COVID-19 restrictions: letter. News

 

British Columbians to be eligible for COVID-19 booster shot 6 to 8 months after second dose. News

 

Wondering about vaccinating younger kids against COVID-19? Alberta experts weigh in. News

 

Germany reports bird flu outbreak at goose farm. News

 

Aromatherapy spray sold by Walmart behind rare bacterial outbreak – CDC. News

 

Around 200 patrons potentially exposed to COVID-19 at Junior’s Sportsbar in Cambridge. News

 

Ontario regulator says anti-COVID-19 vaccine doctor can no longer practice medicine. News

 

P.E.I. long-term care residents receiving 3rd COVID vaccine this week. News   

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