Perry Kendall

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Name: Perry Kendall
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ultimatum to health-care workers: get the flu shot, or wear a mask

Marilyn Babineau started getting the angry phone calls almost immediately.It was 2012 when the hospital administrator at New Brunswick’s Horizon Health Network became the target of rage among health-care workers, after word spread that all staff would ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

BC report: Gay and bi men aged 30 to 44 make up majority of new HIV cases

New HIV diagnoses have been steadily increasing among gay and bisexual men born between 1980 and 1999, says a report released by BC’s chief medical health officer July 14.Overall, the report notes, gay and bisexual men of all ages still account for a ... [Published Daily Xtra - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Physicians struggle to clinically diagnose early HIV infection

16:00, HIV & AIDSDr. Julio Montaner, Director of the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Chair of AIDS Research and Head of the Division of AIDS at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, and co-author of July 15 article ... [Published Medical Xpress - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

HIV's Resemblance To The Flu Makes Diagnosis Difficult; Patients Should Get Routine Screenings

It only takes a single one-night stand — unprotected sex, and all — to contract HIV. After that, the virus slowly multiplies, while it destroys the immune system’s protective CD4 cells. It can take weeks before the body can amount a counterattack. It’s ... [Published Medical Daily - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

HIV is still an epidemic.

We're not paying as much attention to HIV as we once did, but our provincial Health Officer says it's still an epidemic. Doctor Perry Kendall says we need a provincial strategy to deal with the problem among gay and bisexual men. A new report co-authored ... [Published CFJC TV Channel 7 - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

HIV incidence among gay and bisexual men shows no meaningful decrease

The number of new HIV diagnoses in British Columbia has steadily declined in the past decade – but not for gay and bisexual men, who have shown no meaningful decreases and accounted for nearly two-thirds of new cases in 2012, according to a new report ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 7 reports

Not all Vancouver HIV rates dropping: report

More work needs to be done to lower HIV infections among gay and bisexual men, says a report released Monday by provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall.“While many communities in British Columbia are seeing a dramatic decline in HIV infections thanks ... [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Doctors fear new speed limits may cause more fatalities in B.C.

British Columbia’s provincial health officer believes new highway speed limits could increase the amount of deaths on B.C. roads.Dr. Perry Kendall and senior executives and doctors of many of the province’s health authorities are speaking out against ... [Published Metro Canada - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

FEATURE: Just one pill

There’s an image that haunts Julie Raymond and will, perhaps, for the rest of her life. It’s one she prefers not to playback. But it’s there when she closes her eyes, the day she had to identify her 16-year-old daughter in a morgue.She can still see Shannon ... [Published Maple Ridge News - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

The NDP aren’t lifting a glass over happy hour

The NDP’s Liquor critic says new happy hour rules means the price of a drink for some will increase not decrease.NDP MLA Shane Simpson says the province dropped the ball with its mandated minimum pricing forcing some establishments to hike prices.“People ... [Published CKNW Vancouver News - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Feb 24 2014 - Updated Feb 24 2014 - 1 reports

Flue fears making surgical masks the new normal at hospitals, care facilities for those who skip vaccinations

When a youth choir showed up at a British Columbia nursing home recently to entertain the residents, the gracious plan hit an unusual snag: Some of the performers had neglected to get a flu shot. The young performers’ unvaccinated status would have ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 24 2014]

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"we have a confluence of factors working together to make this a challenging epidemic" Kendall said

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Ultimatum to health-care workers: get the flu s... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 20 2014]
BC report: Gay and bi men aged 30 to 44 make up... [Published Daily Xtra - Jul 16 2014]
HIV's Resemblance To The Flu Makes Diagnosis Di... [Published Medical Daily - Jul 15 2014]
Physicians struggle to clinically diagnose earl... [Published Medical Xpress - Jul 15 2014]
HIV is still an epidemic. [Published CFJC TV Channel 7 - Jul 15 2014]
HIV incidence among gay and bisexual men shows ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
Not all Vancouver HIV rates dropping: report [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - Jul 15 2014]
HIV incidence among gay and bisexual men shows ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 15 2014]
HIV epidemic still spreading among gay and bise... [Published Metro Canada - Jul 15 2014]
HIV rates not dropping amongst gay and bisexual... [Published News 1130 - Jul 15 2014]
HIV hitting gay-bisexual men in B.C. harder [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Jul 15 2014]
Doctors fear new speed limits may cause more fa... [Published Metro Canada - Jul 15 2014]
Gay, bisexual men failing to see decline in HIV... [Published 1057 EZRrock - Jul 14 2014]
HIV on the decline in B.C., but not among gay a... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 14 2014]
Top Doc concerned with higher speed limits [Published CKNW Vancouver News - Jul 14 2014]
FEATURE: Just one pill [Published Maple Ridge News - Jun 24 2014]
The NDP aren’t lifting a glass over happy hour [Published CKNW Vancouver News - Jun 24 2014]
Flue fears making surgical masks the new normal... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 24 2014]
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