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West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases national surveillance report —October 21 to 27 (Week 43)

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:21
As of October 27 2018, 335 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 in Venezuela

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:50
Information regarding the number of confirmed cases and the states affected has been updated. 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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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Middle East

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 15:50
Information updated regarding the number of cases and deaths reported. 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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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Middle East

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 15:50
Information updated regarding the number of cases and deaths reported. 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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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Middle East

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 15:50
Information updated regarding the number of cases and deaths reported. 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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Cholera in Africa and Western Asia (Yemen)

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 14:13
Algeria and Angola were removed from 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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FluWatch report: October 28 to November 3, 2018 (Week 44)

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:50
Influenza activity continued to increase in week 44. The influenza season has started earlier than in recent years. The number of regions in Canada reporting sporadic or localized influenza activity in week 44 was similar to the previous week. 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 43: October 21 to October 27, 2018

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:15
In Canada, no new cases of measles or rubella were reported in week 43, 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 44 - ending November 3, 2018

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:46
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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CCDR Volume 44-11, November 1, 2018

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 14:26
Latest issue: Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance 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: October 21, 2018 to October 27, 2018 (Week 43)

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 14:17
Influenza activity crossed the seasonal threshold in week 43, indicating the beginning of the influenza season at the national level. This is an earlier start than in recent years. The majority of regions in Canada reported sporadic or localized influenza activity in week 43. 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 — October 14 to 20 (Week 42)

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 13:01
As of October 20 2018, 326 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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Outbreak of Salmonella infections possibly linked to long English cucumbers (Public Health Notice - Update)

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 12:20
As of November 2, 2018, there have been 50 laboratory-confirmed cases of Salmonella Infantis illness investigated: British Columbia (42), Alberta (5), Saskatchewan (1), Manitoba (1), and Quebec (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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Measles & Rubella Weekly Monitoring Report – Week 42: October 14 to October 20, 2018

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 13:07
In Canada, one new case of measles and no new cases of rubella were reported in week 42, 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 43 – ending October 27, 2018

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 09:08
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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Polio: vaccine advice

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 12:33
The THN has been updated to include Niger in the list of countries reporting cases of polio. 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: October 14, 2018 to October 20, 2018 (Week 42)

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 10:23
Influenza activity increased slightly this week, but remains 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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West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases national surveillance report - October 7 to 13 (Week 41)

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 15:46
As of October 13 2018, 317 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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Monkeypox in Nigeria

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 14:11
Nigeria has been experiencing an outbreak of monkeypox since September 2017. 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 42 – ending October 20, 2018

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 11:06
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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