Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying the public of a confirmed case of Mycobacterium chimaera infection in an adult open heart surgery patient. “We are sharing new information about the potential...

The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is alerting British Columbians after six people in BC were infected with the same strain of E. coli O121 between February and April, 2017. A sample of flour...

A whooping cough, or pertussis outbreak has been reported in the northwest portion of the Prince Albert Parkland Health Region, according to health officials. Since March, some 200 confirmed and suspected...

The number of mumps cases reported in the Manitoba, Canada outbreak has doubled since Mar. 1, according to the latest data released at the end of April. Since September 1, 2016 and up to April 28, 2017...

A vocal few Canadians hold anti-vaccine views, but they are not the main reason for insufficient childhood vaccination coverage across Canada, finds a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “In...

Not only has mumps risen significantly in the US recently, but our neighbors north of the border in Canada have also seen dramatic increases in some provinces like Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan. In Saskatchewan,...

In a follow-up to previous recalls in Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) updated the food recall warning to additional products. Harlan Bakeries – Edmonton is recalling various...

Niagara Region Public Health announced today they have identified the first infection of mumps in Niagara, prompting health officials to urge all residents to ensure their vaccination is up to date. Mumps...

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care recommends against screening for chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) in adults at low risk in a guideline published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). “Given...

An additional case of measles has been confirmed on the province’s south shore, requiring notification to parents and guardians of students at Hebbville Academy. The current outbreak of measles now has...