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COVID-19 Topics

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On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). This declaration was made due to the rapid spread of the virus and to mobilize a global coordinated effort to enhance preparedness globally and especially in vulnerable states with weakened health systems.

New cases are identified daily. See the World Health Organization (WHO) operations dashboard, the  WHO website, or the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) website for the latest surveillance information on the outbreak.

This page introduces a variety of topics related to COVID-19 and features a select list of relevant resources from across the NCCs as well as from external websites.  Last updated: March 9, 2020.

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Infection prevention and control  

 

Effective public health practice for health professionals  

 

Research, partnerships, and networking initiatives  

 

Health equity  

 

Indigenous perspectives