Anthrax

Anthrax is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Bacillus anthracis. It is rare in Ontario. The bacteria can be found naturally in soil and it can infect farm animals such as cattle, sheep and pigs. Although uncommon, a person can become infected with anthrax by contact with infected animals or exposure to contaminated animal products. Anthrax is also a potential bioterrorism agent.

 

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PHO Grand Rounds: What’s new with the flu? 2019–20 season

A summary of vaccine effectiveness estimates for the 2018–19 season will be included, in addition to an overview of influenza vaccines available under Ontario’s Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP) for the 2019–20 season.

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Updated 21 Feb 2019