Infection Control Find the newest stories covering infection and disease control in hospitals, care homes, and the general population. This section contains information on testing, monitoring, treatment options, vaccine development and distribution, as well as new policy decisions and best practices. Also included are announcements of educational and awareness campaigns. Follow new advances in infection control and prevention with releases about new study results and updated statistical data and analysis.

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15:21 ET Final Update - Public Health Notice: Outbreak of E. coli infections linked to Carnivora brand frozen raw pet food

OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - This notice has been updated to advise that the outbreak appears to be over and the outbreak investigation has been ...


14:00 ET Media Advisory - Canada's Minister of Infrastructure and Communities to make an important infrastructure announcement for communities across the country

OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to a national announcement with the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of...


12:00 ET Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on August 12, 2020

OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the...


11:00 ET NATIONAL Launches Framework to Guide Organizations Through the COVID-19 Recovery Process

MONTREAL, Aug. 12, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - COVID-19 has caused massive uncertainty for organizations of all sizes, leaving many worried about the future. ...


11:00 ET COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 12, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Quebec show 95 new cases, bringing the total number of ...


10:58 ET Government of Canada announces funding for Indigenous communities and organizations to support community-based responses to COVID-19

OTTAWA, TRADITIONAL ALGONQUIN TERRITORY, ON, Aug. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada recognizes that First Nation, Inuit and Métis are among...


07:55 ET Rocket Science Health and Inez Jabalpurwala Team Up to Launch VINEx, a Multi-Disciplinary Exploration of the Virus-Brain Connection

VINEx to Provide Catalytic Leadership for Research into A Vital Area in the Fight Against SARS-CoV-2 and other Viruses which may have Lasting Effects ...


Aug 11, 2020, 11:23 ET COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 11, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Quebec show 91 new cases, bringing the total number of ...


Aug 11, 2020, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to the Media - COVID-19 Update (August 11, 2020) - Government of Canada officials to hold a news conference on coronavirus disease/

OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Government of Canada officials will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)....


Aug 11, 2020, 08:00 ET Notice to the Media - COVID-19 Update (August 11, 2020) - Government of Canada officials to hold a news conference on coronavirus disease

OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Government of Canada officials will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)....


Aug 11, 2020, 07:45 ET New report from the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub shows women entrepreneurs face structural inequalities which are exacerbated by COVID-19

TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - The Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) released The State of Women's Entrepreneurship in Canada 2020, the...


Aug 10, 2020, 21:33 ET Xinhua Silk Road: Changshu intensifies efforts to further optimize business environment

A charter plane sent by Changshu municipal government brought back 80 Japanese employees on August 8 to resume work. Located in the hinterland of the ...


Aug 10, 2020, 14:16 ET COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 10, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Quebec show 98 new cases, plus 58 adjusted cases from...


Aug 10, 2020, 12:00 ET Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on August 10, 2020

OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the...


Aug 10, 2020, 10:10 ET Global Fund Launches Search for Inspector General

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has launched a search for its next Inspector General. A seven-member nomination committee...


Aug 10, 2020, 04:00 ET New York Times best-selling author, Martin Lindstrom launches new COVID-safe travel tips e-book

New York Times best-selling author and behavioural psychologist, Martin Lindstrom, in association with Intertek Protek, has recently launched a...


Aug 09, 2020, 12:00 ET Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on August 9, 2020

OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 9, 2020 /CNW/ - In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the...


Aug 09, 2020, 11:00 ET COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 9, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The latest data of the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec reveal 104 new cases, bringing the total number of...


Aug 08, 2020, 12:00 ET Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on August 8, 2020

OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 8, 2020 /CNW/ - In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the...


Aug 08, 2020, 11:00 ET COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 8, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The latest data of the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec reveal 126 new cases, bringing the total number of...


Aug 07, 2020, 16:19 ET Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and communities

OTTAWA, TRADITIONAL ALGONQUIN TERRITORY, ON, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - As of August 6, ISC is aware of these confirmed cases of COVID-19 for First Nations ...


Aug 07, 2020, 13:46 ET Canada's Forest Sector Developing Biodegradable Face Mask Filters

OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is taking strong, immediate and effective action to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 on our ...


Aug 07, 2020, 11:00 ET COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The latest data of the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec reveal 108 new cases, bringing the total number of...


Aug 07, 2020, 10:15 ET Canada and New Brunswick invest in improved wastewater facilities for residents of Greater Shediac

BOUDREAU-OUEST, NB, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and New Brunswick recognize the different ways that the COVID-19 pandemic has...


Aug 07, 2020, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to the media - COVID-19 Update (August 7, 2020) - Government of Canada officials to hold a news conference on coronavirus disease/

OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Government of Canada officials will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)....