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Respiratory Virus Report, Week 32 - ending August 11, 2018

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 13:44
The Respiratory Virus Detection Surveillance System collects data from select laboratories across Canada on the number of tests performed and the number of tests positive for influenza and other respiratory viruses. Data are reported on a weekly basis year-round to the Centre for Immunization and Respiratory Infectious Diseases (CIRID), Public Health Agency of Canada. These data are also summarized in the weekly FluWatch report. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases national surveillance report - July 29 - August 4 (Week 31)

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:55
As of August 4, 2018, five human cases associated with WNV in Canada has been reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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Measles & Rubella Weekly Monitoring Report - Week 31, 2018: July 29 to August 4 2018

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:35
In Canada, no new cases of measles or rubella were reported in week 31, 2018. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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Public Health Notice Update: Outbreaks of Salmonella infections linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 15:29
This notice has been updated to include 21 additional cases of Salmonella that have been added to the ongoing outbreak investigations. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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Respiratory Virus Report, Week 31 – ending August 4, 2018

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 12:46
The Respiratory Virus Detection Surveillance System collects data from select laboratories across Canada on the number of tests performed and the number of tests positive for influenza and other respiratory viruses. Data are reported on a weekly basis year-round to the Centre for Immunization and Respiratory Infectious Diseases (CIRID), Public Health Agency of Canada. These data are also summarized in the weekly FluWatch report. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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Measles & Rubella Weekly Monitoring Report - Week 30, July 22 to July 28, 2018

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 09:47
In Canada, no new cases of measles or rubella were reported in week 30, 2018. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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Cholera in Africa and Western Asia (Yemen)

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 10:05
Updates have been made to the list of countries experiencing an outbreak of cholera. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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Yellow fever in Brazil

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:16
Updates have been made to reflect the latest vaccination recommendations from the World Health Organization. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of Congo

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 16:15
Updates have been made regarding a new outbreak. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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Respiratory Virus Report, Week 30 – ending July 28, 2018

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 15:54
The Respiratory Virus Detection Surveillance System collects data from select laboratories across Canada on the number of tests performed and the number of tests positive for influenza and other respiratory viruses. Data are reported on a weekly basis year-round to the Centre for Immunization and Respiratory Infectious Diseases (CIRID), Public Health Agency of Canada. These data are also summarized in the weekly FluWatch report. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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Rift Valley Fever in Kenya and Uganda

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 13:02
Outbreaks of Rift Valley fever in humans have been confirmed in both Kenya and Uganda. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases national surveillance report —July 15-21 (Week 29)

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 13:05
As of July 21, 2018, 2 human cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Ontario. One case was related to travel outside of Canada and the other was locally acquired. No deaths have been reported. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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Measles & Rubella Weekly Monitoring Report - Week 29, July 15 to July 21, 2018

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 11:49
In Canada, no new cases of measles or rubella were reported in week 29, 2018. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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FluWatch report: June 24, 2018 to July 21, 2018 (Week 26-29)

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 13:21
Influenza activity is at interseasonal levels across the country. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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Respiratory Virus Report, Week 29 ending July 21, 2018

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:56
The Respiratory Virus Detection Surveillance System collects data from select laboratories across Canada on the number of tests performed and the number of tests positive for influenza and other respiratory viruses. Data are reported on a weekly basis year-round to the Centre for Immunization and Respiratory Infectious Diseases (CIRID), Public Health Agency of Canada. These data are also summarized in the weekly FluWatch report. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases national surveillance report —July 8-14 (Week 28)

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 08:34
As of surveillance week 28, ending on July 14, 2018, no human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) have been reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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Measles & Rubella Weekly Monitoring Report - Week 28, 2018: July 8 to July 14, 2018

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 14:00
In Canada, one new case of measles and no cases of rubella were reported in week 28, 2018. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases national surveillance report —July 1-7 (Week 27)

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 15:01
As of surveillance week 27, ending on July 7, 2018, no human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) have been reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases national surveillance report - June 24-30 2018 (Week 26)

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 08:48
As of surveillance week 26, ending on June 30, 2018, no human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) have been reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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Respiratory Virus Report, Week 28 – ending July 14, 2018

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 13:21
The Respiratory Virus Detection Surveillance System collects data from select laboratories across Canada on the number of tests performed and the number of tests positive for influenza and other respiratory viruses. Data are reported on a weekly basis year-round to the Centre for Immunization and Respiratory Infectious Diseases (CIRID), Public Health Agency of Canada. These data are also summarized in the weekly FluWatch report. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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