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Measles & Rubella Weekly Monitoring Report - Week 15, 2018: April 8 to April 14, 2018

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 14:18
In Canada, no new case of measles or rubella were reported in week 15, 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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Measles in Venezuela

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 13:31
Since June 2017, Venezuela has reported over 1000 confirmed cases of measles. Cases have been reported in the following states: Apure, Anzoategui, Bolivar, the Capital District, Delta Amacuro, Miranda, Monagas, Vargas and Zulia. The majority of cases have been reported in the state of Bolivar. 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 in Europe

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 13:40
The list of countries was updated to include Albania. 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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FluWatch report: April 8 to April 14, 2018 (week 15)

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:52
Overall influenza activity in Canada continued to decrease, but many parts of the country are still reporting localized activity. Two indicators of influenza activity (influenza-like illness and outbreaks) slightly increased from the previous week. Detections of influenza A were greater than those of influenza B. 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 14, April 1 to 7, 2018

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:17
In Canada, one new case of measles and no new cases of rubella were reported in week 14, 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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Respiratory Virus Report, Week 15 ending April 14, 2018

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:22
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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FluWatch report:April 1, 2018 to April 7, 2018 (Week 14)

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 15:35
Influenza activity in Canada continued to decrease, but many parts of the country are still reporting localized activity. 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 14 ending April 7, 2018

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:03
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 and Rubella Weekly Monitoring Report - Week 13, March 25 to 31, 2018

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 14:57
In Canada, no new cases of measles or rubella were reported in week 13, 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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Plague in Madagascar

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 15:19
The risk level was reduced to level 1. 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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Parkinsonism, including Parkinson's disease: Highlights from the Canadian Chronic Disease Surveillance System

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:28
Parkinsonism, including Parkinson’s disease, can have significant impacts for those affected, their caregivers, and society. With a growing and aging population, it is estimated that the number of Canadians living with parkinsonism will double between 2011 and 2031 and that the incidence will increase by 50%. 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: March 25 to March 31, 2018 (week 13)

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 09:58
Overall Summary: Due to the shortened reporting week, not all data providers were able to report their data. The influenza season peaked in mid-February, but influenza activity remains elevated in many parts of the country. Overall, laboratory detections of influenza are steadily decreasing. To date this season, the majority of laboratory-confirmed cases, hospitalizations and deaths with influenza have been among adults 65 years of age and older. 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 13 ending March 31, 2018

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 06:58
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 and Rubella Weekly Monitoring Report - Week 12, March 18 to 24, 2018

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 08:42
In Canada, no new cases of measles or rubella were reported in week 12, 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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Measles & Rubella Weekly Monitoring Report - Week 11, March 11 to 17, 2018

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 10:57
In Canada, no new cases of measles or rubella were reported in week 11, 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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Autism Spectrum Disorder among Children and Youth in Canada 2018

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 10:35
A Report of the National Autism Spectrum Disorder Surveillance System 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: March 18 to March 24, 2018 (week 12)

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 10:08
Overall Summary: -Due to the shortened reporting week, not all data providers were able to report their data. -The influenza season peaked in mid-February, but influenza activity remains elevated in many parts of the country. -Overall, laboratory detections of influenza are steadily decreasing. -To date this season, the majority of laboratory-confirmed cases, hospitalizations and deaths with influenza have been among adults 65 years of age and older. 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 12 ending March 24, 2018

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 07:49
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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FluWatch report: March 11 to March 17, 2018 (week 11)

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 11:21
All indicators of influenza activity have either decreased or remained similar to the previous week. The influenza season peaked in mid-February, but influenza activity remains elevated in many parts of the country. Detections of influenza B continue to be greater than those of influenza A. To date this season, the majority of laboratory-confirmed cases, hospitalizations and deaths with influenza have been among adults 65 years of age and older. 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 10, 2018: March 4 to March 10, 2018

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:11
In Canada, one new case of measles and no new cases of rubella were reported in week 10, 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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