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Fact sheets about COVID-19 and booster uptake for Fall Vaccination campaigns
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Fact sheets about COVID-19 and booster uptake for Fall Vaccination campaigns

Canada has achieved high levels of primary series vaccination, in part due to the strong collaboration and innovative support provided by industry partners during the rollout last year. The COVID-19 pandemic remains dynamic and new variants may emerge, especially as people return to in-person workplaces and we head into the Fall when more time is...

Dangerous fungus detected at Montreal-area hospital, health officials say
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Dangerous fungus detected at Montreal-area hospital, health officials say

A dangerous fungus known for its resistance to treatment was detected earlier this month at a hospital in Longueuil, Que., on Montreal’s South Shore, health authorities said Thursday. Since Sept. 8, officials have identified two cases involving patients carrying Candida auris at Hôpital Pierre-Boucher. Neither of them, however, have developed a dangerous yeast infection tied...

Marcos renews vow to improve living conditions of Filipino nurses
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Marcos renews vow to improve living conditions of Filipino nurses

MANILA – President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Thursday said his administration is committed to raising the profile and improving the working conditions of nurses here and abroad. He made this commitment in a speech while attending the 100th-anniversary celebration of the Philippine Nurses Association, Inc. at The Manila Hotel. “As part of our goal to...

Ontario, Maritimes premiers meet to talk health care but offer no details, solutions
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Ontario, Maritimes premiers meet to talk health care but offer no details, solutions

A “Team Canada” approach is needed to fix the country’s health-care problems, the premiers of the Maritimes and Ontario said Monday, but they offered no specifics. Following a meeting with Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc in Moncton, N.B., the four premiers held a joint news conference and said the country’s leaders need to come together...

Ontario’s Plan to Stay Open hires up to 6,000 additional health care workers, frees up 2,500 hospital beds, and more
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Ontario’s Plan to Stay Open hires up to 6,000 additional health care workers, frees up 2,500 hospital beds, and more

TORONTO — The Ontario government introduced its Plan to Stay Open: Health System Stability and Recovery, a five-point plan to provide the best care possible to patients and residents while ensuring the resources and supports are in place to keep the province and economy open. The plan further bolsters Ontario’s health care workforce, expands innovative...