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.)

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.)

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!

NEWS RELEASE

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.

Read more of Update: Patient Testing Negative For Ebola Virus Disease in Ontario, Canada

Here are some great celebratory events happening in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • Most events are FREE.

3rd Annual Harvest Lunch

 FREE

Host:
Panorama Garden, Etobicoke Master Gardeners, Microskills, Rotary Club Etobicoke, MP Johnson, Rexdale CHC

When:
Saturday, October 5 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where:
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.

Read more of 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.

CBC News: "Watered down chemo drugs given to 1,200 cancer patients" in five hospitals in Canada.

CBC News: “Watered down chemo drugs given to 1,200 cancer patients” in five hospitals in Canada.

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.