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IPAC News for the week of January 8 – 12, 2024

Is Vaccination Approaching a Dangerous Tipping Point? Journal

Associations of motility and auto-aggregation with biofilm-formation capacity levels in Clostridioides difficile. Journal

Philadelphia confirms at least 4 measles cases, warns about addition exposures at day care and hospitals. News

JN.1 is Canada’s new dominant COVID-19 subvariant. Here’s what to know. News

Recalled charcuterie meats linked to multistate salmonella outbreak. News

Hundreds hospitalized with influenza in Alberta during holidays, RSV on the rise. News

Respiratory viruses are on the move this season. Here’s what you can do to limit the spread. News

Measles outbreak involving cases at a Philadelphia day care center expands, health officials say. News

What’s a syndemic and do I need to worry about it amid COVID & flu season? How Canadians can stay safe. News

Nearly 700 swans found dead at nature reserve as specialists investigate bird flu. News

Nearly 10K died from COVID-19 last month: WHO says. News

Health Canada ignored warning signs before Ottawa spent billions on BTNX rapid tests. News

Influenza, RSV on the rise in B.C. while COVID-19 continues to decline, health officials say. News

Nearly 10,000 died from COVID-19 last month, fuelled by holiday gatherings and new variant, WHO says. News

Unprecedented bird flu outbreak spreads to mammals in sub-Antarctic, UK says. News