Tedros Adhanom

Controlling spread of monkeypox virus in Canada

eAwaz Health

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 …

BA.1 and BA.2 sub lineages.

PHAC continues to monitor Covid-19 epidemiological

eAwaz Health

Ottawa – The Covid-19 pandemic continues to create stress and anxiety for many Canadians, particularly those who do not have ready access to their regular support networks. Through the Wellness Together Canada online portal, people of all ages across the country can access immediate, free and confidential mental health and substance use supports, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. PocketWell, …

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Reducing wait times at airports across Canada

eAwaz Local News

Ottawa  – Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, Randy Boissonnault, issued an update on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce wait times and congestion at Canadian airports. Minister Alghabra continues to meet …

Moderna Spikevax

Moderna Covid-19 vaccine authorized in children 6 months to 5 years of age

eAwaz Medicine

Ottawa – Health Canada authorized the use of the Moderna Spikevax Covid-19 vaccine in children 6 months to 5 years of age. This is the first COVID-19 vaccine authorized in Canada for use in this age group and marks a milestone in Canada’s response to COVID-19.  As a result of this authorization, approximately 1.7 million children are now eligible for …

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About Covid-19 at Edmonton Institution for Women

eAwaz Local News

Edmonton – Correctional Service Canada (CSC) advises that three 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. COVID-19 testing …

Cowansville Institution

Information about Covid-19 at Cowansville Institution 

eAwaz Health

Cowansville – The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) advises that there are 32 active inmate cases of COVID-19 at Cowansville Institution, in Quebec. 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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Modelling projections for opioid-related deaths to Dec 2022

eAwaz Local News

Ottawa – The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) released new modelling projections of the number of opioid-related deaths that may occur over the course of the coming months. The results of the model suggest that, under some scenarios, the number of opioid-related deaths may remain high and may even increase through to December 2022. What would be the projected …

Canadian airports

Reducing traveller wait times at Canadian airports

eAwaz Local News

Ottawa –  Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport, Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, and Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, issued this statement today to provide an update on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce wait times at Canadian airports: “The Government of Canada …

Public Health Agency of Canada

Quebec to start vaccinations against monkeypox

eAwaz Medicine

Toronto – There are now 26 confirmed cases of monkeypox in Canada, according to an update from the Public Health Agency of Canada. The agency stated that over the past week, it had confirmed 25 cases of monkeypox in Quebec. Dr Howard Njoo, Deputy Chief Public Health Officer, said: “Our understanding of the virus is still evolving, but I want …

Toronto Public Health

Toronto Public Health investigates first suspected case of monkeypox

eAwaz Health

Toronto – Toronto Public Health (TPH) is currently investigating its first suspected case of monkeypox in an adult male resident in their 40s with recent contact with an individual who travelled to Montreal. The individual is currently stable and recovering in the hospital. While the risk to the general public from this infection is very low, members of the public …