NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the Salmonella outbreak affecting five Canadian provinces, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) reports five additional cases, bringing the outbreak...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Alberta Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development, Nate Horner issued the following statement on a positive case of atypical BSE in Alberta: “Recently,...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the Salmonella outbreak affecting several Canadian provinces, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) now reports 79 Salmonella illnesses reported...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development reports a new case of a variant H1N2 (influenza A) flu virus. This human influenza A(H1N2)v appears to be an isolated case....

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Public Health Agency of Canada reported today that testing and monitoring of COVID-19 cases has confirmed two cases of the Omicron variant of concern in Ontario. Minister...

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Lockdowns are clearly the questionable mitigation method used during the pandemic and previous studies have concluded they didn’t reduce Covid-19 deaths and resulted in large economic costs for little...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reported Friday Sungiven Foods Canada Inc. is recalling One Tang brand Bitter Apricot Kernel from the marketplace due to natural toxin...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Chief Public Health Officer is advising the residents of Pangnirtung that due to a recent increase in the number of active tuberculosis (TB) cases in the community, the Department...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  Earlier in the year, Vancouver Coastal Health reported on an outbreak of Shigella flexnari in Downtown Eastside. By the end of the outbreak, two dozen people were affected...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Chief Ramona Sutherland of the Constance Lake First Nation near Timmins, Ontario announced Sunday an outbreak of the fungal infection, blastomycosis. Sutherland said four people...