Seoul Virus Infection
Seoul virus is a type of hantavirus carried by Norway rats and black rats. Humans may be infected after being exposed to urine, droppings or saliva of infected rats, including contact with bedding or being bitten. In rare cases, Seoul virus can cause hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome, which results in bleeding, shock and kidney failure.
PHO Grand Rounds: Swipe right: Using the internet for public health interventions for sexually transmitted infections
This will be complemented by a presentation from Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, describing their experience implementing internet-based STI contact management strategies, including STI contact follow-up using social networking sites and health promotion.