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IPAC News for the week of August 8 – 11, 2023

Effects of COVID-19 vaccination and previous infection on Omicron SARS-CoV-2 infection and relation with serology. Journal
A comparison of culture methods and polymerase chain reaction in detecting Clostridioides difficile from hospital surfaces. Journal
Molecular Characterization of Circulating Yellow Fever Viruses from Outbreak in Ghana, 2021–2022. Journal
A new COVID-19 variant has emerged. Here’s what we know about EG.5 so far. News
Health Canada approves first RSV vaccine for adults 60+. News
No refund for B.C. mom who lost childcare after refusing to vaccinate kids, tribunal rules. News
US: New variant EG.5 is on the rise as Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations go up. News
Cyprus begins treating island’s sick cats with anti-Covid pills. News
Back-to-school booster? What to know about fall COVID-19 vaccine guidance. News
‘More transmissible’ COVID variant – EG.5 – circulating in Canada. News
Canada’s top court refuses appeal from B.C. churches protesting COVID-19 restrictions. News
Listeria outbreak may be connected to recalled ice cream cups, FDA says. News