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Canada raises awareness on World Diabetes Day

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Ottawa – On World Diabetes Day, the Government of Canada is raising awareness about one of the most prevalent chronic diseases in Canada with approximately 3.4 million Canadians living with one of the three main types of diabetes. Additionally, Type 2 diabetes, which is preventable, is the most common form of diabetes, accounting for approximately 90% of diabetes cases in …

Respiratory Syncytial Virus RSV

Common symptoms of RSV

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Ottawa – The respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are rising in Canada, particularly in children. It causes infections in respiratory tract. Doctors say as cases are increasing in the United States, it is affecting Canada too. The Public Health Agency of Canada, in its latest respiratory virus detection report has mentioned rise in positive RSV cases since early September adding cases …

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Supporting healthy living for priority populations in Quebec

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Addressing common risk factors for chronic disease will help improve health and quality of life Quebec City – Almost 40% of Canadian adults over 20 have at least one of the 10 most common chronic diseases, such as diabetes or cardiovascular disease. Everyone living in Canada, especially those who face social and economic challenges, should be supported to adopt and …

Autism

Canada working to improve health of people on autism spectrum

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Ottawa – The month of October is an opportunity to learn how we can support Autistic people, their families, and their caregivers. It is estimated that 1 in 50 children and youth aged 1 to 17 years have been diagnosed with autism in Canada. Autism, also known as autism spectrum disorder or ASD is a lifelong neurodevelopmental condition and it is known …

Saskatchewan Penitentiary

Covid-19 situation at Saskatchewan Penitentiary

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Saskatchewan – The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) advises that five inmates at Saskatchewan Penitentiary, in Saskatchewan, have tested positive for COVID-19. The health and safety of our employees, inmates, and the public continue to be our top priority. We are closely monitoring the situation, and measures are in place to minimize spread of the virus within the institution. COVID-19 …

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Covid-19 at Willow Cree Healing Lodge

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Duck Lake – The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) advises that five inmates at Willow Cree Healing Lodge, in Saskatchewan, have tested positive for COVID-19. The health and safety of our employees, inmates, and the public continue to be our top priority. We are closely monitoring the situation, and measures are in place to minimize spread of the virus within the institution. …

Public Health Agency of Canada

Chief Public Health Officer says Covid cases are decreasing

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Ottawa – COVID-19 disease activity indicators, including weekly case counts have been declining for the past few weeks and many areas of the country appear to be at or past the peak of their current wave activity. However, some regional variability in disease and severity trends is being observed, including in wastewater signals and hospitalisation numbers. Similar to previous waves, lagging severity indicators are …

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Adding more vax appointments to guard against monkeypox

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Toronto – Toronto Public Health (TPH) added 3,900 new monkeypox vaccination appointments to the TPH booking system.  Appointments can be booked by anyone who meets the provincial criteria  for vaccination to prevent monkeypox infection. Monkeypox vaccination clinic locations and times: Metro Hall, 214 Wellington St. W., Mondays to Thursdays, noon to 6 p.m. and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cloverdale Mall, …

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COVID-19 at Edmonton Institution for Women

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Edmonton – The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) advises that two inmates at Edmonton Institution for Women, in Alberta, have tested positive for COVID-19. The health and safety of our employees, inmates, and the public continue to be our top priority. We are closely monitoring the situation, and measures are in place to minimize spread of the virus within the institution. …

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Controlling spread of monkeypox virus in Canada

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Ottawa – We are here to provide an update on efforts to address the outbreak of monkeypox in Canada. The Public Health Agency of Canada is working closely with international, provincial and territorial partners on prevention and control activities aimed at containing the spread of monkeypox virus in Canada. In addition, we are closely monitoring emerging data – and as …