By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Toronto health officials reported Tuesday the first human West Nile virus (WNV) case of 2019 in an adult resident. “As we head into late summer, we know that...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in New Brunswick, Canada are investigating an outbreak of seven confirmed cases of legionellosis in the Greater Moncton area. “Public Health is...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Vancouver Coastal Health Authorities are reporting a confirmed measles case in a Burnaby resident who traveled abroad to the Philippines. Members of the public may...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Alberta health officials are reporting a dramatic and rapid increase in syphilis cases, prompting a provincial outbreak declaration. A total of 1,536 cases of infectious syphilis...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews The British Columbia Ministry of Health reported a human rabies case in a resident who has subsequently died. This is the first human rabies case in the province...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A Canadian tourist to Cuba returned home to find out weeks later she had contracted a serious fungal infection while spelunking on the island nation. According to...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Quebec Ministry of Health reported 201 human West Nile virus (WNV) cases in 2018, a record seen in the province, according to a Radio-Canada report (computer translated). In...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Thunder Bay, Ontario have declared an HIV outbreak after a recent spike of cases in May and June were reported in the homeless/under-housed population...

The Quebec Department of Health and Social Services (computer translated) are warning the public of a possible measles exposure in the Laval area. The individual visited some public places in the city...

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has seen an increasing number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and infectious syphilis cases in recent months in northwest Saskatchewan. An HIV outbreak has...