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   

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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

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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   

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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

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