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 46 Issue 7/8, July 2, 2020: Mandatory childhood immunization programs

Outbreak report

Mixed community and nosocomial outbreak of Legionella pneumophila in Montréal, Québec, 2019
G Cadieux, J Brodeur, F Lamothe, C Lalancette, PA Pilon, D Kaiser, É Litvak


The epidemiology of cryptosporidiosis in Ontario, Canada following the introduction of PCR testing in 2018
K Johnson, P Thayani, B Warshawsky, Y Whitfield, J Pritchard, M Murti

Rapid communication

COVID-19 and the increasing need for sex-disaggregated mortality data in Canada and worldwide
A Lien, R Edjoc, N Atchessi, C Abalos, I Gabrani-Juma, M Heisz

A retrospective analysis of the start of the COVID-19 epidemic in Canada, January 15–March 12, 2020
Public Health Agency of Canada COVID-19 Surveillance and Epidemiology Team


Effective presentation of data in tables and figures
P Huston


Considerations for mandatory childhood immunization programs
NE MacDonald, E Dubé, D Grandt

ID News

Infectious disease climate change fund

Beware the public opinion survey’s contribution to misinformation and disinformation in the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Recent Issues

Artificial intelligence in public health – June 2020

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Artificial intelligence and COVID-19

Nosocomial infection surveillance – May 2020

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Health-associated infections and COVID-19

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) – April 2020

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Overview and summary of RSV vaccine in Canada

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