IPAC News for the week of April 19 to April 23, 2021Apr262021

Ethics of emerging infectious disease outbreak responses: Using Ebola virus disease as a case study of limited resource allocation. Journal 


First reported outbreak of the emerging pathogen Candida auris in Canada. Journal 


Federal government expecting 1M vaccine doses this week after Moderna delays delivery. News


Iqaluit’s COVID-19 outbreak adds three more cases. News


Possible Legionnaire’s Outbreak in Missouri Hot Tub. News     


More COVID-19 outbreaks reported at Calgary daycares. News


India’s health system is collapsing as Covid variant sweeps country. News


Doug Ford in isolation after aide tests positive for COVID-19. News


No change to age eligibility for AstraZeneca vaccine in Atlantic Canada (update). News


While humans battle a pandemic, Montreal dogs have their own outbreak of kennel cough. News   


An unvaccinated worker set off an outbreak at a U.S. nursing home where most residents were immunized. News


Laos locks down capital over virus outbreak tied to Thailand. News  


Peel, Toronto could begin workplace closures today to control COVID-19 outbreaks. News


For 2nd day in a row, India posts global record for new COVID-19 cases. News


WHO says measles outbreak looming in Africa amid stalled vaccination. News   


IPAC News for the week of April 12 to April 16, 2021Apr192021

Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Subtype H5N8 in Poultry Farms, South Korea. Journal 


Clostridium difficile Infection Reservoirs Within an Acute Rehabilitation Environment. Journal 


BC Is Apparently Dealing With The Biggest P.1 Variant Outbreak Outside Of Brazil. News


Employee at Canada Post facility in Toronto dies amid COVID-19 outbreak. News


Huge gatherings at India’s Hindu festival as COVID-19 surges. News   


OUTBREAK AT CANADA POST. A memoir from inside the Gateway Plant. News


South African commercial poultry farm hit by avian flu outbreak. News  


Lessons from Quebec City’s gym outbreak, one of Canada’s largest COVID-19 superspreading events. News


Scarborough hospital forced to cancel 10,000 appointments from lack of COVID-19 vaccine supply. News


Here’s how COVID-19 outbreaks inside Hamilton’s Juravinski Hospital started and grew. News   


2 northern Manitoba First Nations taking measures to combat COVID-19 outbreaks. News


Should you get the vaccine if you’ve already had COVID-19? News  


U.S. preparing for COVID-19 booster shots, as Pfizer chief says 3rd dose ‘likely’ needed. News


Flights in and out of Ontario resulting in dozens of COVID-19 flight exposures. News


Southwest Saskatchewan outdoor gathering outbreak raises red flags. News


IPAC News for the week of April 6 to April 9, 2021Apr122021

MRSA improvement within a highly endemic hospital in Malta: infection control measures or clonal change? Journal 


Canucks’ ‘scary’ COVID-19 outbreak sends chill through North Division. News


Bring COVID-19 vaccines to essential businesses, owner says after outbreak. News


Are youth sports an engine of B.1.1.7 outbreaks? News   


SickKids opens ICU beds to adults with COVID-19 to help strained health-care system. News


Death connected to growing Vernon hospital COVID outbreak, Kelowna outbreaks holding steady. News


25 Canucks players, staff positive for COVID-19 in outbreak involving virus variant. News


People with disabilities say B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine priorities leave them unprotected. News


Quebecers over 55 are lining up for AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine. News   


Workplaces lead the pack in COVID-19 outbreak locations throughout Sask. News


Kingston health unit declares COVID-19 outbreak in Queen’s University district. News


Outbreak at Quebec City gym linked to 440 infections and counting; one gym client dead. News   


IPAC News for the week of March 29 to April 1, 2021Apr062021

Epidemiology of and risk factors for mortality due to carbapenemase-producing organisms (CPO) in healthcare facilities. Journal 


Health Canada taking further action to confirm the benefit-risk profile of the AstraZeneca vaccine. News


Pfizer study suggests COVID-19 vaccine is safe, protective in younger teens. News  


Ontario now has more COVID-19 patients in ICU than ever before. News


Athabasca school moving classes online next week as COVID-19 outbreak grows to 47 cases. News


Doctors fear Bengal is heading towards severe outbreak of second wave of coronavirus. News   


Ford to impose Ontario-wide shutdown as 3rd wave of COVID-19 hits hard. News


COVID outbreak declared at Calgary boxing gym. News


‘It’s never been this bad’: Students frustrated after all-residence outbreak at University of Waterloo. News


Children sick in Irish E. coli outbreak. News