Light kills. SARS-CoV-2, that is

By Belinda Heyne and Lacey Duffy A new, safe, and affordable SARS-CoV-2 decontamination method has been identified and is now being commercially tested and developed...

Definitely not the flu: risk of death from COVID-19 3.5 times higher than from...

A new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) found that the risk of death from COVID-19 was 3.5 times higher than from...

2020: The year that will reshape healthcare

By Natasha Salt and Dr. Jerome Leis New Year’s Eve 2019 was an ominous time for us. We were busy tracking the movements of a...

Remote symptom tracking and monitoring are vital in supporting COVID-19 positive patients

By Fabian A. Folias There are more than 200,000 COVID-19 cases across Canada. When the pandemic hit, the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) took decisive...

Physician helps build model to project local COVID-19 numbers

By Ana Gajic Infectious disease physician Dr. Sharmistha Mishra experienced the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic as a flashback. Everywhere she looked were echoes...

Nurses pen light-hearted poem on COVID-19

By Sherri Gallant Here’s looking up your nose! — with The Swabbers’ Rhyme Collaboration lies at the heart of assessment and testing measures for COVID-19 across...
Tacoma General Hospital: Infectious disease prevention using Cardinal MedMined

Mitigating the impact of hospital-acquired infections

*Sponsored Content By Greg Miziolek Hospital-acquired infections, sometimes referred to as healthcare-associated infections (in both cases, HAIs) are the most frequent adverse events affecting patients in...

Scratching the surface to protect against microorganisms

By Carrie Stefanson Copper can help reduce the spread of disease, and new research shows which varieties are more effective. Countless people move through hospitals, touching...

Using social media to treat COVID-19 patients remotely

As the Canadian health-care system prepares for a potential second wave of COVID-19, there are lessons to be learned from a recent study published...

Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) yesterday, today, and tomorrow

Reflecting on the initial early news from December 31, 2019 about a pneumonia-like illness of an unknown cause detected in Wuhan, China, I was...

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