This video presents The risk of the Ebola virus coming to Canada.
Dr. Natasha Crowcroft (Chief of Infectious Disease, Public Health Ontario) talks to Dina Pugliese about the risk, and how Ontario is prepared to deal with the virus.
Electron Microscope Image of Ebola Virus: Image extracted from abc News video “Ebola Outbreak: Epidemic ‘Out of Control’.” (In reality, Ebola is neither blue, red nor white. Colours are added as visual aids.)
To further protect the safety of all Ontarians, including health care workers in any potential case of Ebola in the province, the new measures include:
Designating the following referral hospitals (10) in Ontario, Canada, to treat confirmed cases of Ebola:
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario,
Hamilton Health Sciences,
Health Sciences North,
Hospital for Sick Children,
Kingston General Hospital,
London Health Sciences Centre,
The Ottawa Hospital,
St. Michael’s Hospital,
Sunnybrook Hospital, and
University Health Network’s Toronto Western Hospital
Testing Ebola specimens at Public Health Ontario’s provincial labs starting on Monday, October 20, 2014.
Province Enhancing Measures to Prepare For Ebola Virus Disease
Ontario Provides Additional Measures to Protect the Public and Health Care Workers
Ontario is taking action to enhance the province’s readiness to contain and treat any potential case of Ebola in the province. These measures will further protect the safety of all Ontarians, including health care workers.
The International Day has been marked in Newmarket over 12 years now, and was originally designed 23 years ago, when launched in Paris France in front of the U.N. building, by a man of cloth who came from poverty and who wanted to make a difference, culminating with millions standing at once setting a world record for doing so in 2011! He has made a difference. You can too!
This recall was triggered by the E. coli O157:H7 foodborne outbreak investigation led by Alberta Health Services (http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/10353.asp) and supported by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
As the investigation proceeds, if other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.
Alberta Health Services and the CFIA are verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.
Missing Link Extraordinary Sausage is recalling frozen, raw, ground chicken products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.
Consumers should not consume the recalled products.