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News Release - Government of Canada announces intention to order 50.4 million doses of H1N1 vaccine

Minister of Health, Leona Aglukkaq and Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. David Butler-Jones, today announced that the Government of Canada will soon place an order for 50.4 million doses of H1N1 vaccine, which will be available to all Canadians who need and want it in time for the winter flu season.

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Published on : 06 Aug 2009

Mutation responsible for cystic fibrosis also involved in muscle atrophy

Research Institute of the MUHC/McGill University study proves that muscle atrophy in cystic fibrosis patients is genetic in origin.

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Published on : 30 Jul 2009

Interim Guidance: Infection Prevention and Control Measures for Health Care Workers in Long-term Care Facilities

This fact sheet has been developed to provide interim guidance for health care workers (HCWs) in long-term care (LTC) facilities for the infection prevention and control management of residents with Influenza-like Illness (ILI) suspected or confirmed to be due to Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 (H1N1 2009).

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Published on : 29 Jul 2009

Interim Guidance: Infection prevention and control measures for Health Care Workers in Acute Care Facilities

This fact sheet has been developed to provide interim guidance to health care workers (HCWs) in the infection prevention and control management of suspected or confirmed cases with Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Flu Virus (H1N1 2009).

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Published on : 29 Jul 2009

News Release - Government of Canada Releases Guidance on H1N1 Infection Prevention and Control Measures

The Government of Canada has released three guidance documents for health care workers and emergency responders to prevent and control infections of H1N1 influenza, Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq and Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. David Butler-Jones, stated today.

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Published on : 29 Jul 2009

Interim Guidance: Infection Prevention and Control Measures for Prehospital Care

This fact sheet has been developed to provide interim guidance for prehospital care providers in the infection prevention and control management of suspected or confirmed cases with Pandemic H1N1 2009 Flu Virus (H1N1 2009).

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Published on : 28 Jul 2009

News Release - Canada Takes Further Action to Better Understand the H1N1 Flu Virus

The Public Health Agency of Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory Canada is partnering with intensive care units across the country in a study to determine how and why severe illness affects some people after they become infected with H1N1 Influenza, Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq and Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. David Butler-Jones announced today.

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Published on : 23 Jul 2009

Canada releases new H1N1 outbreak guidelines for closed facilities

Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq, and Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. David Butler-Jones, today announced that new guidelines on outbreaks of H1N1 in closed facilities have been posted and distributed to stakeholders today.

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Published on : 17 Jul 2009

$14 million to train the next generation of biomedical researchers at McGill and the MUHC

The Research Institute of the MUHC and McGill University have received a number of CIHR grants to support student recruitment and training.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2009

News Release - Canada Releases Guidelines for Health Professionals on Caring for Pregnant Women with the H1N1 Flu Virus

Government of Canada Releases Guidelines for Health Professionals on Caring for Pregnant Women with the H1N1 Flu Virus

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Published on : 10 Jul 2009

Information - Pregnancy and H1N1 Flu Virus

The Public Health Agency of Canada wants to provide pregnant women, their families and communities with the information they need to make decisions...

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Published on : 10 Jul 2009

Interim Clinical Guidance for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women

Interim Clinical Guidance for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women with Influenza-Like Illness

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Published on : 10 Jul 2009

Towards explanation for Crohn's disease?

An innovative study at the Research Institute of the MUHC has brought us closer to an explanation for Crohn's disease

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Published on : 09 Jul 2009

News Release - Government of Canada identifies new strain of influenza

The Government of Canada is working closely with the Province of Saskatchewan to assess the public health risk from a new strain of influenza that has been detected in the province.

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Published on : 07 Jul 2009