Canada Communicable Disease Report (CCDR)


The Canada Communicable Disease Report is a bilingual, open-access, peer-reviewed journal on the prevention and control of emerging and persistent infectious diseases. Learn more about CCDR.

ISSN: 1481-8531

Latest issue: Volume 45-1, January 3, 2019:
Challenges in infection control


Infection prevention in personal services settings: Evidence, gaps and the way forward
A Popalyar, J Stafford, T Ogunremi, K Dunn

Systematic Review

Effectiveness of hand hygiene practices in preventing influenza virus infection in the community setting: A systematic review
K Moncion, K Young, M Tunis, S Rempel, R Stirling, L Zhao

Outbreak report

Invasive group A streptococcal infection outbreaks of type emm118 in a long-term care facility, and of type emm74 in the homeless population, Montréal, Quebec
PA Pilon, N Savard, J Aho, J Caron, A Urbanek, R Paré, P Le Guerrier, C Savard, K Hammond-Collins, C Dung Tran, R Allard, MC Domingo


West Nile virus illness in Ontario, Canada: 2017
S Wijayasri, MP Nelder, CB Russell, KO Johnson, S Johnson, T Badiani, D Sider

Implementation Science

Canadian Pandemic Influenza Preparedness: Antiviral strategy
B Henry on behalf of the Canadian Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Task Group


CCDR announces new online manuscript submission capacity
CCDR Editorial team

CCDR has adopted the Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license
CCDR Editorial team

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