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About coronaviruses, symptoms of infection, how coronaviruses are diagnosed and treatment for coronavirus infection.

Last Updated: Sep. 24, 2021
Date Published: Feb. 18, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, coronavirus disease, symptoms, of infection, diagnosis, treatment, of COVID-19, COVID
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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.

Last Updated: Mar. 26, 2020
Date Published: Mar. 7, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Coronavirus, COVID-19, food, hygiene, health care, cleaning, communicate
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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.

Last Updated: Aug. 31, 2021
Date Published: Aug. 9, 2021
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Vaccines for children, COVID-19, vaccines, Pfizer BioNTech, COVID-19 vaccine, youth, infants and children under 12, clinical trials, vaccine development and approval
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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.

Last Updated: Sep. 24, 2021
Date Published: Jun. 12, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, measures, to reduce, COVID-19, COVID
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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.

Last Updated: Jul. 7, 2020
Date Published: Jun. 27, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, coronavirus, testing, stigma, mental health, physical health
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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.

Last Updated: Apr. 28, 2020
Date Published: Apr. 24, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19 pandemic, preventing coronavirus, symptoms of coronavirus, indigenous health, awarness resources.
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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.

Last Updated: Sep. 24, 2021
Date Published: Apr. 23, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, pandemic, research, technology development, to stop, the spread of COVID-19, Canada's research, scientific communities, to stop the spread
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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.

Last Updated: Nov. 5, 2021
Date Published: Aug. 20, 2021
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, health, professionals, COVID, condition, WHO, symptoms, recovery, vaccination
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COVID Alert helps us break the cycle of infection. The app can let people know of possible exposures before any symptoms appear.

Last Updated: Oct. 2, 2020
Date Published: Jul. 13, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, coronavirus, COVID Alert, privacy, provinces, territories
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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.

Last Updated: Jul. 27, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 26, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, drugs, medications, vaccines, market authorization, licensing, importing or selling
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