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FluWatch report: January 7, 2018 to January 13, 2018 (week 2)

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 14:13
Overall, influenza activity in Canada remains high. Most indicators have slowed their increase, remained similar, or declined compared to the previous week, suggesting that we may be nearing the peak of the season at the national level. Most indicators remain in the higher range of expected levels for this time of year. The majority of influenza detections continue to be A(H3N2), although 37% of detections were influenza B in week 02. 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 2 ending January 13, 2018

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:25
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 1, 2018: December 3 to January 6, 2018

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:34
In Canada, no new cases of measles or rubella were reported in week 1, 2018. No new cases of measles or rubella have been reported in Canada in 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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Dengue in Vietnam

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:56
Dengue is a disease spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. 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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Dengue in Sri Lanka

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:54
Dengue is a disease spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. 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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Dengue in Burkina Faso

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:50
Dengue is a disease spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. 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: December 31, 2017 to January 6, 2018 (week 1)

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:59
Overall, influenza activity in Canada is high and continues to increase. Most indicators of influenza activity increased in week 01, and are in the higher range of expected levels for this time of year. The majority of influenza detections continue to be A(H3N2), although the proportion of detections that are influenza B has been increasing steadily. 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: December 31, 2017 to January 6, 2018 (week 1)

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:59
Overall, influenza activity in Canada is high and continues to increase. Most indicators of influenza activity increased in week 01, and are in the higher range of expected levels for this time of year. The majority of influenza detections continue to be A(H3N2), although the proportion of detections that are influenza B has been increasing steadily. 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 1 ending January 6, 2018

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:31
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 52, 2017: December 24 to December 30, 2017

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:29
In Canada, no new cases of measles or rubella were reported in week 52, 2017. A total of 45 cases of measles, no cases of rubella have been reported in Canada in 2017. 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: December 17, 2017 to December 30, 2017 (weeks 51 & 52)

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 13:46
Overall, influenza activity continues to increase across Canada. All indicators of influenza activity increased in weeks 51 and 52, but are within the range of expected levels for this time of year. 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 52 ending December 30, 2017

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 09:43
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 51, 2017: December 17 to December 23, 2017

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 07:03
In Canada, no new cases of measles or rubella were reported in week 51, 2017. A total of 45 cases of measles, no cases of rubella have been reported in Canada in 2017. 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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CCDR: Volume 44-1, January 4, 2018: Emergency planning

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 16:02
CCDR: Volume 44-1, January 4, 2018: Emergency planning 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 51 ending December 23, 2017

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 15:26
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 50, 2017: December 10 to December 16, 2017

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 11:36
In Canada, no new cases of measles or rubella were reported in week 50, 2017. A total of 45 cases of measles, no cases of rubella have been reported in Canada in 2017 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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2018 Winter Olympics - PyeongChang, South Korea

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 14:02
PyeongChang, South Korea is hosting the 2018 Winter Olympic Games from February 9 – 25, and Paralympic Games from March 9 – 18. 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: FluWatch report: December 10, 2017 to December 16, 2017 (week 50)

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 08:55
Overall, influenza activity continues to increase across Canada. Some indicators increased slightly compared to the previous week; however, there was a notable increase in the number of outbreaks and hospitalizations reported in week 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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West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases national surveillance report - November 26 to December 9, 2017 (Week 48-49)

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 16:47
As of week 49, 190 clinical cases and seven asymptomatic infections have been reported by five provinces (Québec [25], Ontario [159], Manitoba [5], Alberta [7], and British Columbia [1]). 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 50 ending December 16, 2017

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 13:29
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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