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What is known about strategies for encouraging vaccine acceptance and addressing vaccine hesitancy or uptake? (17 Nov 2020)

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What is known about anticipated COVID-19 vaccine-delivery program elements, and whether and how federated states are harmonizing these elements across constituent units of federations (5 Nov 2020)

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What is known about whether vaccine injury-compensation programs and program elements affect vaccine acceptance and uptake (29 Oct 2020)

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What is the risk of transmission of COVID-19 in hospitals and long-term care homes, and the impacts of visitor policies in these settings? (24 Sep 2020)

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Which types of non-medical masks are effective in community settings for reducing the spread of COVID-19 for different populations and under different conditions? (4 Sep 2020)

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What evidence could support modeling scenarios related to the re-opening, operation and monitoring of schools? (18 Aug 2020)

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What provider-led virtual-care services can be used to replace in-person care in hospital-based ambulatory care settings? (31 Jul 2020)

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What frameworks from available evidence and experiences in other countries can inform what needs to be done to plan for future waves of COVID-19? (24 Jul 2020)

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Where and with what impacts have shifts from in-person to virtual approaches occurred in the delivery of healthcare services in general and mental health and addictions services in particular? (26 Jun 2020)

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What pandemic-related mental health and addictions issues have emerged and what indicators and strategies can be used to monitor and address them, respectively? (10 Jun 2020)

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What insights from the available evidence and jurisdictional scans can inform who should be tested for COVID-19 and how frequently, where, by whom and with what follow-up actions they should be tested? (2 Jun 2020)

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What is the evidence related to playground equipment and risk of COVID-19 transmission? (28 May 2020)

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What screening approaches can be used in non-healthcare settings (e.g., universities, stores and office settings) to identify people who may have COVID-19 and need to take appropriate action? (15 May 2020)

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How effective is temperature taking at borders or in general as a screening tool to identify people who may have COVID-19 and need to take appropriate action? (14 May 2020)

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What is the incremental benefit of using a history of sudden loss of taste (ageusia) and/or smell (anosmia) in symptom screening to identify people who may have COVID-19 and need to take appropriate action? (14 May 2020)

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What are the international lessons learned from re-opening non-COVID-19 activities in hospitals? (13 May 2020)

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What is known about strategies for supporting the use of masks under shortage conditions to prevent COVID-19? (30 Apr 2020)

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What are the most effective non-medical masks for preventing community transmission of COVID-19, and should they be required for all of society? (29 Apr 2020)

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What is known about the use of medical masks by essential non-medical workers to prevent community transmission of COVID-19? (29 Apr 2020)

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What is the evidence about and international and Canadian experiences with asymptomatic screening to identify COVID-19 cases and to prevent transmission? (27 Apr 2020)

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What is known about the spread and management of COVID-19 in non-health workplaces? (20 Apr 2020)

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What is known about approaches to and safety of conserving, re-using, and repurposing different kinds of masks? (14 Apr 2020)

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