IPAC News for the week of May 17 to May 21, 2021May252021

Effects of Infection Control Education for Nursing Students Using Standardized Patients vs. Peer Role-Play. Journal 

 

Compliance with Infection Prevention and Control Practice among Prospective Graduates of Nursing School in South Korea. Journal 

 

Ontario opening COVID-19 vaccine appointments to those 18+ starting Tuesday. News

 

Dr. Brent Roussin to give COVID-19 update as Manitoba becomes pandemic hot spot. News

 

Joy for U.K. pubs and hugs tempered by rise in COVID-19 variant. News     

 

COVID-19 outbreak among NY Yankees shows vaccine isn’t a ‘force field,’ doctor says. News

 

Calgary mayoral candidate, pastor both released after alleged COVID-19 violations. News

 

Winnipeg clothing company offers employees cash bonus to get vaccinated. News

 

EU agrees to open doors to vaccinated foreigners. News  

 

‘Welcome news:’ Peel Region to open vaccinations to children as young as 12. News 

 

Delta Fredericton ‘outbreak’ fuelled by B1617 variant, may be spreading by surface contact. News

 

Nova Scotia opens COVID-19 vaccines to people ages 25-29. News

 

Canada to study mixing-and-matching of COVID-19 vaccines. News   

 

Ontario to announce plan for how to use remaining AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. News

 

Canada has ordered more than 400 million COVID-19 vaccine shots: Here’s the progress report. News

 

The COVID-19 Pandemic May Be the Hardest Mountain Nepal’s Sherpas Have Ever Had to Climb. News   

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IPAC News for the week of May 10 to May 14, 2021May172021

Results of the CHlorhexidine Gluconate Bathing implementation intervention to improve evidence-based nursing practices for prevention of central line associated bloodstream infections Study (CHanGing BathS): a stepped wedge cluster randomized trial. Journal 

 

An Eventual Sars-CoV-2 Infection Prevention Protocol in the Medical Setting and Dental Office. Journal 

 

Ontario high-risk health-care workers eligible for 2nd COVID-19 vaccine dose at shortened interval. News

 

Indian covid sufferers are now contracting deadly ‘black fungus’ infection with spike causing a shortage of the drugs to treat it. News

 

2M Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines scheduled to arrive in Canada this week. News

 

Toronto police lay 24 COVID-related charges for party with about 150 people, $13K in alcohol seized. News

 

80% of Canadians support COVID-19 vaccine passports for travel: poll. News  

 

COVID-19 claims Ottawa’s youngest victim yet. News

 

‘A very charged situation’: Talking to our loved ones about COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy. News

 

Quebec accelerates 2nd dose of COVID-19 vaccine for some immunocompromised individuals. News   

 

Delaying 2nd COVID-19 vaccine dose can help reduce deaths: study. News

 

What the Yankees COVID-19 outbreak proves: no vaccine is 100%. News

 

Toxic E. coli outbreak spreads to four counties in Wash. state. News   

 

All Manitobans 12 and up now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine. News

 

COVID-19: Experts say clarity, collaboration needed for ‘two-dose summer’ in Ontario. News  

     

Misinformation surges amid India’s COVID-19 calamity. News 

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IPAC News for the week of May 3 to May 7, 2021May102021

Repeated introductions and intensive community transmission fueled a mumps virus outbreak in Washington State. Journal 

 

Safe infection prevention and control practices with compassion – A positive legacy of COVID-19. Journal 

 

2 COVID-19 outbreaks declared at Guelph General Hospital. News

 

Two travellers slapped with hefty fines for presenting fake COVID-19 test results at Toronto airport: Transport Canada. News

 

Poll Shows Parents Are Reluctant to Get Their Children Vaccinated for Covid-19. News   

 

Amazon pauses Prime Day event in Canada amid COVID-19 outbreaks at warehouses. News

 

Canadians’ trust in COVID-19 vaccines growing, but it depends on the shot: survey. News

 

COVID-19 a concern on Mount Everest as climbers risk infection to reach the top of the world. News   

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IPAC News for the week of April 26 to April 30, 2021May032021

Updated characterization of poliovirus transmission in Pakistan and Afghanistan and the impacts of different outbreak response vaccine options. Journal 

 

Effect of Vaccination on Preventing Influenza-Associated Hospitalizations Among Children During a Severe Season Associated With B/Victoria Viruses, 2019–2020. Journal 

 

Canada to get 1.9M vaccine doses this week, including first Johnson & Johnson shots. News

 

Brampton, Ont., teen among youngest Canadians to die with COVID-19. News

 

Nova Scotia reports single-day record 66 new cases of COVID-19 Monday. News   

 

No private gatherings starting Wednesday as Manitoba tries to ‘dampen the third wave’: Pallister. News   

 

COVID-19 outbreak declared for Waterloo Regional Police Service. News

 

Two die and more than 100 test positive in coronavirus outbreak among US diplomatic staff in India. News  

 

Around 80 workers self-isolating amid COVID-19 outbreak at Mississauga Canada Post facility. News

 

Health officials to give COVID-19 vaccine update for Manitoba as variant cases surge. News

 

How did the covid-19 outbreak in India get so bad? News   

 

Spray dryer blamed in Salmonella outbreak with 325 sick. News

 

In India, people are begging for hospital beds and oxygen cylinders on social media. News  

 

COVID-19: Ontario government asks for mandatory 3-day hotel quarantines at land crossings. News

 

Death due to COVID-19 parties could lead to manslaughter charges, experts warn. News

  

Canada’s oil sands region becomes country’s COVID-19 hotspot. News 

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