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


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


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   


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