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House Government Bill
38th Parliament, 1st Session
October 4, 2004 - November 29, 2005
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An Act to prevent the introduction and spread of communicable diseases
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After SARS : fear and its uses.
Leavitt, Lewis A. Dissent, pp. 54-8, Fall 2003
Bioterrorism, public health, and civil liberties.
Annas, George J. New England journal of medicine, 346:1337-42, Apr. 25, 2002
Canada is ready if SARS returns.
Square, David. CMAJ:Canadian Medical Association journal, 170:185, Jan. 20, 2004
Constitutional jurisdiction over health in Canada.
Jackman, Martha. Health law journal, 8:95-, 2000
Fear and coughing in Toronto: SARS and the uses of risk.
Leslie, Myles. Canadian journal of communication, 31:367-89, no. 2 2006
Flu shots - National and provincial/territorial trends.
Johansen, Helen, Christie Sambell and Wenxia Zhao. Health reports, 17:43-8, May 2006
Is the Quarantine Act relevant?.
Schabas, Richard. CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association journal, 176:1840-2, June 19, 2007
Our future with SARS.
Fowler, Geoffrey A. Far Eastern economic review, 166:28-37, Aug. 21, 2003
Outbreak: is the law ready for the next epidemic?.
Mann, Michelle. National, 12:16-22, Oct. 2003
Public health law and ethics: lessons from SARS and quarantine.
Ries, Nola M. Health law review, 13:3-6, no. 1 2004
SARS : a warning.
Prescott, Elizabeth M. Survival, 45:207-25, Autumn 2003
SARS thrusts quarantine into the limelight.
Mitka, Mike. JAMA, 290:1696-8, Oct. 1, 2003
The effect of universal influenza immunization on vaccination rates in Ontario.
Kwong, Jeff C. et al. Health reports, 17:31-40, May 2006
The Model State Emergency Health Powers Act : planning for and response to bioterrorism and naturally occurring infectious diseases.
Gostin, Jason W. et al. JAMA, 288:622-8, Aug. 7, 2002
Party Press Releases
Canada Communicable Disease Report 1996-2004, Public Health Agency of Canada
Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response (World Health Organization), (en anglais seulement)
Infectious Diseases, Public Health Agency of Canada
New Quarantine Act Reintroduced in Parliament, Canada (Medical News Today)
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