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‘Every pandemic runs its course,’ Tam assures public in face of Omicron

COVID-19 is unlikely to be wiped out completely, but it might be tamed, Canada’s chief public health officer said Monday.

Experts say circuit breaker necessary to blunt Omicron's effect in Ontario

Ontario must introduce stronger public health measures to blunt the impact of Omicron, the province's COVID-19 experts said Thursday.

N.L. rebuilding ‘from scratch’ systems downed by cyberattack using backups: official

Details released this week about Newfoundland and Labrador’s efforts to recover from a cyberattack on its health-care system provide clues about the incident and how the government may have responded, experts say.
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Focus On Healthcare Security 2021 recap

COVID-related protests, workplace violence and mental health challenges were just some of the major topics discussed at this year’s event. » Read full article

Patient treatment modernized for growing healthcare demands

Improving the patient experience is nothing new in healthcare. The development of technology, IT hardware and healthcare equipment has a direct impact on service improvements, efficiencies and creating a closer connection between patients and their families. Through the pandemic, healthcare facilities and workers have been working smarter with their available resources and adding new surveillance technology that is being used in a unique way to elevate patient care. Take a look at how modern technology is making a difference.
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Ottawa doctor pleads for help from the prime minister after death threat

"I'm literally afraid now to walk outside of my office, even in broad daylight, because somebody has said they're going to kill me,'' she said in an interview. » Read full article

Data indicate omicron is milder, better at evading vaccines

While the findings released Tuesday are preliminary and have not been peer-reviewed they line up with other early data about omicron’s behaviour. » Read full article

Public health unit in Ontario reinstates tougher COVID measures amid surge of cases

A public health unit in southwestern Ontario said it would soon reduce gathering limits and encourage work-from-home measures. » Read full article

Critical Infrastructure, Protection and Resilience North America

Location: New Orleans, La.
Date: February 1-3, 2022
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Security-Police-Fire Career Expo

Location: Vaughan, Ont.
Date: March 1, 2022
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ISC West

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: March 22-25, 2022
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