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About coronaviruses, symptoms of infection, how coronaviruses are diagnosed and treatment for coronavirus infection.
There are simple, practical things you can do to prepare in case you or someone in your household becomes ill or if COVID-19 becomes common in your community.
Vaccines are essential to help end the pandemic. It's important for everyone to get vaccinated against COVID-19 when it's their turn. Vaccines help lower your child's risk of infection. They work with the body's natural defenses to develop protection against a disease.
What you, and what communities can do to lower the spread of COVID-19 in settings including social services, workplaces, outdoors, community, religious, transport and remote and Indigenous communities.
COVID-19 is an illness caused by a coronavirus. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some of which infect animals and others that can infect humans.
The Government of Canada supports First Nations and Inuit communities in preparing for, monitoring and responding to COVID-19 and raises awareness on infection prevention and control.
To understand this new disease, we need to advance research and technology development in order to slow, and eventually stop the spread of this infection. That is why the Government of Canada has mobilized Canada's research and scientific communities in response to the spread of COVID-19 at the national and international level.
The World Health Organization (WHO) refers to symptoms lasting for weeks or months after a COVID-19 infection as post COVID-19 condition. Some studies have reported later symptoms in patients with a severe COVID-19 infection. For example, those who were hospitalized or needed intensive care during recovery. However, post COVID-19 condition may also occur for people with mild or asymptomatic infection who were asked to isolate at home during the infectious phase.
COVID Alert helps us break the cycle of infection. The app can let people know of possible exposures before any symptoms appear.
Variant strains of SARS-CoV-2 are emerging that may affect the level of protection provided by currently authorized COVID-19 vaccines. As a result, manufacturers are adapting authorized COVID-19 vaccines to provide protection against infection and disease caused by virus variants.