Ebola Virus Disease

Ebola is a severe, often fatal hemorrhagic disease caused by a virus. It affects the body’s vascular system and can lead to significant internal bleeding and organ failure. The Ebola virus spreads through direct contact with infected bodily fluids, not through casual contact. There have been no cases of Ebola in Ontario; however, outbreaks of Ebola have occurred in Africa. 



PHO Rounds: PIDAC’s Interim Guide for Infection Prevention and Control of Candida auris

Candida auris (C. auris) is an emerging fungal pathogen capable of causing invasive disease, particularly in critically ill patient populations. 

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Updated 8 April 2019