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IPAC News for the week of October 30 – November 3, 2023

Evaluating diagnostic tests during outbreaks: challenges and lessons learnt from COVID-19. Journal

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) impact on central-line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI): a systematic review. Journal

National action plans for antimicrobial resistance and variations in surveillance data platforms. Journal

Knowledge, psychological impacts, and protective behaviours during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic among Chinese residents in Canada with dependent school-age children: a cross-sectional online study. Journal

Ontario residents 6 months or older can now get COVID-19 vaccines and flu shots. News

Elderly Canadians remain at higher risk of serious COVID from first infections, study suggests. News

Salmonella outbreak sickens over 70 people. Here’s how to protect yourself. News

Malawi battles outbreak of scabies that health experts link to climate crisis. News

E. coli outbreak at Calgary daycares declared over by AHS. News

Very few adverse events related to COVID-19 vaccination: Public Health Ontario report. News

Cardiff measles outbreak prompts MMR vaccination plea. News

California officials confirm 2 cases of dengue, a mosquito-borne illness rarely transmitted in US. News

40% of Canadians don’t plan on getting updated COVID booster, flu shot: poll. News