By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Toronto-based Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre are reporting caring for a patient who has a confirmed case of the novel coronavirus that originated...

Just as Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber this year announced his Lyme disease diagnosis, bringing new attention to the illness, a University of Guelph research lab has published a paper intended to improve...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Nova Scotia declared a provincial outbreak of syphilis after an increase of syphilis cases in 2019. Preliminary data recorded 82 cases in Nova...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Officials with the Public Health Agency of Canada and the various provinces report continuing to  investigate an outbreak of Salmonella infections. Based on the investigation...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Public Health Agency of Canada reported this week that their investigation into a Salmonella outbreak, that has affected six provinces, is linked...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit have declared a community-wide syphilis outbreak due to a recent increase in the number of cases. For only the second...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Officials with Alberta Health Services have reported a dramatic increase in syphilis cases in recent years with Edmonton accounting for the majority. In 2014, Alberta saw...

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of Colorful Coleslaw. This precautionary recall notification is being issued due to a sample of President’s Choice Colorful...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Quebec Health Ministry are reporting an increase in Lyme disease cases through the first 10-plus months of 2019. From the beginning of the year...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Moncton is a city of some 85,000 people in southeastern New Brunswick, Canada. In a CBC report today, it is reported that a third Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) case this year–all...