Mpox DNA targeted by University of Lethbridge researchers
A team of University of Lethbridge researchers broke down the genetic code of Mpox, formerly known as monkeypox, a foundation discovery for future treatment.
Mpox is no longer a global health emergency, WHO declares
Mpox, formerly known as monkeypox, is no longer a global health emergency, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Thursday in a press conference.
USask’s VIDO receives $1 million for collaborative mpox research
Dr. Angela Rasmussen at the University of Saskatchewan said mpox cases have gone down in places like Canada and the U.S., but it's still a problem in places like Mexico and France.
Experts say remain vigilant as mass mpox vaccination clinic wraps up in Halifax
Even though Nova Scotia has had only one confirmed mpox case, experts are still advising those at risk to get vaccinated and remain vigilant.
Mpox resurfaces in Montreal with 2 new cases confirmed: Public Health
Public health said two new cases were diagnosed in the Montreal area on March 17, after several months without any new infections.
Don’t let public health fall victim to boom and bust cycles: Ontario’s top doctor
"It seems impossible that we could forget the hard lessons that COVID-19 taught us about the importance of being prepared. But history has often proved otherwise."
Mpox is still a global public health emergency, WHO declares
Mpox - which spreads via close contact and tends to cause flu-like symptoms and pus-filled skin lesions - was declared a global health emergency by the WHO in July 2022.
N.B. company helps study wastewater for COVID-19, mpox at Toronto Pearson airport
LuminUltra is working on a study of wastewater at Canada's largest airport to determine what kind of subvariants of COVID-19 are present in the country.
More investment needed to counter COVID-19 misinformation, Canada’s top doctor says
Theresa Tam says more investments are needed to combat misinformation about vaccines and pandemic measures to ensure Canada is ready for possible new COVID-19 variants of concern.
Dec 23, 2022
Monkeypox renamed ‘mpox’ by WHO following racism concerns
In August, WHO began consulting experts about renaming the disease, shortly after the UN agency declared monkeypox's spread to be a global emergency.
Nov 28, 2022
Google releases Canada’s top searches of 2022
'It's a really interesting way for us to look back at the year and see what inspired us and what intrigued us,' Google trends expert Habiq Ali told Global News.
Dec 7, 2022
Montreal non-profit pioneered use of ‘mpox’ before WHO official change
Long before the World Health Organization's official modification, a Montreal community organization pioneered a movement for change of its own.
Nov 28, 2022
IRCC finds no fault in AIDS summit visa debacle, but advocates fear possible repeat
Next month, Montreal is hosting a UN conference on biodiversity loss, stoking worries that delegates from the regions most impacted by declining species will be stuck at home.
Nov 26, 2022
How to get messaging right on masks, vaccines as ‘triple threat’ of viruses swirl
Health officials looking to get buy-in among Canadians for measures like masking should use more positive and personal appeals - and should follow their own advice, experts say.
Nov 20, 2022
Monkeypox infections ‘steadily decreasing’ in Canada, PHAC declares
As of Nov. 4, the total number of monkeypox cases reported in Canada to date was 1,444, the latest federal government data indicates.
Nov 10, 2022
Monkeypox ‘almost eradicated’ in Montreal, once epicentre of virus outbreak in Canada
Montreal has almost eradicated the virus on its territory, according to doctors in the city — but they warn it's too early to declare victory.
Nov 7, 2022
Ottawa willing to increase flow of health-care cash to provinces on 2 conditions
Ottawa, the provinces and territories have been feuding for months over increasing the federal health transfers. As it stands, Ottawa covers about 22 per cent of health-care costs.
Nov 7, 2022
Union representing Quebec nurses submits its new contract demands
The wish list includes 60 demands the union hopes will be met by the Quebec government.
Nov 7, 2022
Vancouver Coastal Health begins second dose campaign for monkeypox with clinic at SFU Harbour Centre
Vancouver Coastal Health has administered nearly 16,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine, but officials said expanding access to the vaccine is something they have been working on.
Oct 21, 2022
Ontario weighs declaring monkeypox outbreak over, Moore says
Dr. Kieran Moore said last month that the number of active cases peaked in mid-July.
Oct 14, 2022