Toronto Public Health (TPH) is currently investigating 14 lab-confirmed cases of mumps involving individuals 18 to 35 years of age. While TPH continues to follow up with exposed individuals who are known...

In a follow-up to a report on a norovirus outbreak in Canada linked to British Columbia oysters, the Public Health Agency of Canada reported this week the case count has climbed to 221 as of Tuesday. The...

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of two confirmed cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1), according...

For the first time since 2008, Nova Scotia health officials have reported confirmed measles. In fact, health officials have confirmed three cases of measles in the Halifax area and is advising Nova Scotia...

Between the years of 2012-2016, the rate of new hepatitis C cases in the Algoma district has increased by 7.2%, according to new data released by Algoma Public Health. Hepatitis C is a viral infection...

Loblaw Companies Limited has announced the recall one specific lot code of PC Organics brand Apple, Blueberry & Green Pea strained baby food from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of...

The Five Hills Health Region has declared a pertussis outbreak involving school-aged children, within the Five Hills Health Region. Pertussis is a potentially serious and highly contagious infection of...

One in 12 Canadians aged 55 and older skipped prescriptions due to cost in 2014, the second-highest rate among comparable countries, new UBC research has found. “When patients stop filling their...

In a follow-up on the multi-province E.coli O121 outbreak in Canada, The Public Health Agency of Canada has reported an additional two cases–one each from British Columbia and Newfoundland and...

In a follow-up report on the outbreak at the Humber College North Campus in Toronto, Toronto Public Health (TPH) reports receiving laboratory results that confirm norovirus was the cause of student illness...