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Feb 13, 2020, 08:07 ET DERMALOG Provides the World's First Biometric Border Control System With Integrated Fever Detection

The spread of coronavirus shows that in today's world of fast global travel, outbreaks of infectious diseases can cross national borders within the...


Feb 12, 2020, 18:55 ET Update #3: Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer on the release of selected individuals from quarantine for the 2019 novel coronavirus

OTTAWA, Feb. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Further to my previous statements, as Chief Public Health Officer, I have assessed additional individuals in quarantine ...


Feb 11, 2020, 08:00 ET Condair study shows indoor humidification can reduce the transmission and risk of infection from Coronavirus

The death toll from the Coronavirus 2019-CoV outbreak has now risen to over 1000. Health authorities said there are now more than 42,000 confirmed...


Feb 10, 2020, 21:22 ET Update #2: Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer on the release of selected individuals from quarantine for the 2019 novel coronavirus

OTTAWA, Feb. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - Further to my previous statements, as Chief Public Health Officer, I have assessed additional individuals in quarantine ...


Feb 10, 2020, 12:39 ET Notice to the Media - Government of Canada to hold a media availability on the novel coronavirus in Canada

OTTAWA, Feb. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - Government of Canada officials will hold a media availability to provide information on a novel coronavirus (referred...


Feb 10, 2020, 10:00 ET Update: Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer on the release of selected individuals from quarantine for the 2019 novel coronavirus

OTTAWA, Feb. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - Further to my statement on February 9, 2020, as Chief Public Health Officer, I have assessed additional individuals in...


Feb 10, 2020, 09:53 ET New model predicts near-end of new, confirm­ed novel coronavirus infections in China by February 23

Based on publicly available data, a data model on a recently launched website set up by an ad-hoc group of scientists predicts the number of new,...


Feb 10, 2020, 03:00 ET Bill and Melinda Gates Release 2020 Annual Letter: "Why We Swing for the Fences: Reflecting on the First Two Decades of Our Foundation"

Today, Bill and Melinda Gates share their 2020 Annual Letter, "Why We Swing for the Fences: Reflecting on the First Two Decades of Our Foundation."...


Feb 09, 2020, 16:15 ET Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on the release of selected individuals from quarantine for 2019 novel coronavirus

OTTAWA, Feb. 9, 2020 /CNW/ - On February 7, 2020, the Government of Canada repatriated Canadians and their families from Wuhan, China, which is the...


Feb 08, 2020, 15:23 ET MMC's drones used in the battle against the new coronavirus outbreak

The beginning of 2020 is special to most Chinese - with a sudden coronavirus outbreak firstly occurred in Wuhan, China, all cities joined to fight...


Feb 08, 2020, 14:30 ET Government of Canada Repatriates Canadians and their families from the Epicentre of the 2019-nCoV Outbreak in China

TRENTON, ON, Feb. 8, 2020 /CNW/ - Yesterday, we welcomed home 174 Canadians and their family members travelling on a Government of Canada-chartered...


Feb 07, 2020, 19:49 ET De Havilland Canada and Viking Air Limited Suspend Preparation for Singapore Airshow 2020

VICTORIA, Feb. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - In light of the increased alert level announced today by the Singapore Government and Ministry of Health due to...


Feb 06, 2020, 11:24 ET Media Advisory - B-roll tour of repatriation facilities for Canadians returning from China

OTTAWA, Feb. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Media are invited to send cameras to shoot b-roll of the repatriation facilities set up for Canadians returning from...


Feb 06, 2020, 09:00 ET CapsCanada's Empty Capsules and Supply Chain Unaffected by the Coronavirus Outbreak

CapsCanada®, a leading provider of empty capsules for use in the manufacture of pharmaceutical drugs and dietary supplements, seeks to reassure its...


Feb 05, 2020, 22:45 ET World Leaders Brave Coronavirus for Peace Talks in Asia

Despite the global panic around the coronavirus outbreak, 7,000 heads of state, entrepreneurs, academics, media and religious leaders journeyed to...


Feb 05, 2020, 15:00 ET CEPI and GSK announce collaboration to strengthen the global effort to develop a vaccine for the 2019-nCoV virus

GSK to make adjuvant technology available to support rapid development of candidate vaccines MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 5, 2020 /CNW/ - CEPI, the...


Feb 05, 2020, 09:00 ET Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Dedicates Additional Funding to the Novel Coronavirus Response

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced that it will immediately commit up to $100 million for the global response to the 2019 novel...


Feb 04, 2020, 15:17 ET Montreal-based Company Uniquely Positioned to Meet Demand for Medical Face Masks During Ongoing Coronavirus Outbreak

MONTREAL, Feb. 4, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Medicom Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers and distributors...


Feb 03, 2020, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to the media - The Government of Canada to hold a media availability on the novel coronavirus/

OTTAWA, Feb. 2, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada will hold a media availability to provide an update on the novel coronavirus (referred to as...


Feb 02, 2020, 21:02 ET Notice to the media - The Government of Canada to hold a media availability on the novel coronavirus

OTTAWA, Feb. 2, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada will hold a media availability to provide an update on the novel coronavirus (referred to as...


Feb 01, 2020, 19:17 ET IMG Chief Medical Officer Issues Statement About the Coronavirus

IMG's Chief Medical Officer (Dr. Geoff Tothill, MB, BS, FRCP Edin.) shares his latest thoughts on the coronavirus below: "The spread of the novel...


Jan 31, 2020, 10:50 ET Oxford Nanopore Sequencers Have Left UK for China, to Support Rapid, Near-sample Coronavirus Sequencing for Outbreak Surveillance

Following extensive support of, and collaboration with, public health professionals in China, Oxford Nanopore has shipped an additional 200 MinION...


Jan 31, 2020, 05:30 ET Ontario nursing association CEO available to comment on impact of Novel Coronavirus on Ontario's frontline healthcare workers

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2020 /CNW/ - With public health officials announcing three confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Canada, there is growing concern...


Jan 30, 2020, 15:00 ET Notice to the Media - The Chief Public Health Officer and the Deputy Chief Public Health Officer to hold a media availability on the novel coronavirus

OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2020 /CNW/ - The Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, and the Deputy Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Howard Njoo, will...


Jan 29, 2020, 16:22 ET Prevention Best Defense Against Coronavirus and Other Disease Outbreaks

Bunzl Canada emphasizes importance of proactive, best-practice sanitation and disinfecting. BURLINGTON, ON, Jan. 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Bunzl Canada...