This is an update to the previous blog, Patient is in Isolation and Being Tested For Contagious Ebola Virus Disease: Ontario, Canada.
Brampton Civic Hospital tested a patient who recently travelled to Canada from West Africa and presented with symptoms such as fever, headache, muscle pain and malaise.
- The patient was found to test negative for Ebola virus disease.
- Also, the patient is doing well.
This is good news!
Statement by Ontario Health Minister on a Patient Testing Negative For Ebola Virus Disease in Ontario
August 10, 2014 4:50 A.M.
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Today Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, issued the following statement on a patient testing negative for Ebola Virus Disease in Ontario:
“I can now confirm a recent case that underwent testing at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg was found to test negative for Ebola virus disease.
Continue reading “Update: Patient Testing Negative For Ebola Virus Disease in Ontario, Canada”
Here are some great celebratory events happening in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
3rd Annual Harvest Lunch
Panorama Garden, Etobicoke Master Gardeners, Microskills, Rotary Club Etobicoke, MP Johnson, Rexdale CHC
Saturday, October 5 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Rexdale Community Hub, 21 Panorama Court, Toronto, ON
Contact: Tania Fernandes at 416-744-6312 extension number 2357.
- In celebration of Community Health and Wellbeing Week, the Rexdale Community Health Centre (CHC) is hosting its Harvest Lunch.
- Your invitation reads as follows.
Continue reading “You’re Invited: Toronto Celebratory Events Oct.5-Nov.23, 2013 + City & Ontario News”
This CBC video presents “Chemotherapy error.”
- On 2 April 2013, CBC reported that more than 1,000 cancer patients in Ontario and New Brunswick, Canada, may have received chemotherapy cocktails that were watered down.
Since the discovery of under-dosing of chemotherapy drugs at four Ontario hospitals and one in New Brunswick, the Ontario government’s response include the following actions.
- The province has worked with the Ontario College of Pharmacists to develop regulatory amendments that enable the College to inspect non-pharmacy drug preparation premises.
- Ontario appointed Dr. Jake Thiessen in April to conduct a review of cancer drug supply system.