Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
14 458 158 8,632 8,804
AB
9 1,046 185 20,082 20,311
SK
0 495 129 16,186 16,343
MB
4 901 155 25,118 25,283
ON
81 365 80 21,111 21,459
QC
86 115 26 13,653 13,793
Atlantic
0 14 9 4,614 4,658
North60
10 326 56 19,406 19,499
 

Databases a powerful weapon in fight to eradicate TB – Winnipeg Free Press

Feb 14, 2019

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top 10 global causes of death. It is caused by bacteria that first settle in the lungs and spread through the air and is passed on when a person with an active infection coughs or sneezes. People can also pass on TB when they are not themselves sick, if they have a “sleeping” or “latent” infection.

Treatments have been available since the 1940s and TB can be treated before an infected person feels symptoms. However, TB continues to spread in Canada and globally.

It is extremely important that people with active and latent TB infections receive treatment to eliminate the bacteria. The World Health Organization’s End TB Strategy aims to drastically reduce TB deaths and new cases by the year 2035. It identifies local databases as essential for meeting this goal.

Read More: https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/analysis/databases-a-powerful-weapon-in-fight-to-eradicate-tb-505821232.html

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