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ccdr canada communicable disease report

CCDR: Volume 42-3, March 3, 2016: Infectious Disease as Chronic Disease

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Inside this issue: Infectious Disease as Chronic Disease

Database Analysis

Comparing the care needs of people living with and without HIV in Canadian home and long-term care settings
Foebel AD, Hirdes JP, Boodram C, Lemick R, Tai JW, Comeau RL

Overviews

Hepatitis C in Canada and the importance of risk-based screening
Ha S, Totten S, Pogany L, Wu J, Gale-Rowe M

Primary care pearls to help eliminate tuberculosis in Canada
Amaratunga KR, Alvarez GG

Case Report

Zika virus, an emerging flavivirus, as a cause of fever and rash in a traveller returning from Central America
Teale A, Payne M, England J, Morshed M, Hull M

ID News

Zika virus associated with microcephaly

Extrahepatic manifestations of chronic hepatitis C virus infection

Link

Canadian recommendations on Zika virus. Committee to Advise on Tropical Medicine and Travel (CATMAT) Statements and Recommendations. Recommendations on the Prevention and Treatment of Zika Virus.