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Scientists and senior doctors have backed claims by France’s health minister that people showing symptoms of covid-19 should use paracetamol (acetaminophen) rather than ibuprofen, a drug they said might exacerbate the condition.

Last Updated: Apr. 28, 2020
Date Published: Apr. 2, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19 pandemic, ibuprofen, drug.
Federal

Currently there are no therapies available for either the prevention or treatment of COVID-19.

Last Updated: Apr. 23, 2020
Date Published: Apr. 2, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Vaccines for COVID-19, treatments for COVID-19, vacc.ine developers, researchers, and manufacturers
Federal

CMHC’s safety measures and precautions in response to the coronavirus.

Last Updated: Jun. 2, 2020
Date Published: Jun. 1, 2020
Organization: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
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Keywords:  Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, covid, Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance for small businesses, CECRA, Insured Mortgage Purchase Program, IMPP, Eviction Bans, Eviction Suspensions, Renters Support
Federal

Ventilators are an important piece of medical equipment in the fight against COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

Last Updated: May 7, 2020
Date Published: Apr. 17, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19 pandemic, medical devices, Ventilators.
Federal

Organizations, staff and volunteers play an important role in helping to prevent these populations from getting or spreading the COVID-19 virus. Start by sharing simple things they can do to help keep themselves and others healthy, guide them to help if they develop any signs and symptoms and learn ways help care for sick clients recovering from COVID-19.

Last Updated: May 5, 2020
Date Published: May 1, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19 Pandemic, Vulnerable populations.
Federal

Since the novel coronavirus emerged, the Public Health Agency of Canada and provincial and territorial public health authorities have been working together to ensure a coordinated approach to slow the spread of the virus and to reduce its impacts on our population—especially the most vulnerable—and on our health system.

Last Updated: May 11, 2020
Date Published: Mar. 27, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, surveillance, health system, research
Federal

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Health Canada is working closely with domestic and international partners to anticipate and meet Canadians' health product needs.

Last Updated: May 5, 2020
Date Published: Apr. 30, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19 pandemic, international collaboration on discovering potential drugs and medical devices, Clinical trials, health products risk assessments.
Federal

COVID-19 is an illness caused by a coronavirus. Human coronaviruses are common and are typically associated with mild illnesses, similar to the common cold.

Last Updated: Mar. 26, 2020
Date Published: Mar. 7, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Coronavirus, COVID-19, symptoms, fever, cough, prevention
Federal

COVID-19 is a serious health threat, and the situation is evolving daily.

Last Updated: May 8, 2020
Date Published: Feb. 7, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  coronavirus, corona, virus, 2019 Novel Coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, covid-19, infection, 2019, 2020
Federal

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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