By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Wildlife Rescue Association of British Columbia is reporting a salmonella outbreak in Pine Siskins. They say increased reports of sick and dying birds have been noted across...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced the first case of the South African variant of COVID-19. According to her tweet Friday: Alberta...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Public Health Agency of Canada is reporting two confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ontario of the variant observed in the United Kingdom. The National Microbiology Laboratory monitors...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In British Columbia, Fraser Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a mink farm in the Fraser Valley. After at least eight workers on the farm tested positive for COVID-19,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Canadian health officials announced Wednesday the authorization of the first COVID-19 vaccine. Health Canada has determined that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine meets the Department’s...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak in Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada reports 21 additional cases, bringing the outbreak total to 32 Salmonella illnesses...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Salmonella outbreak in Lambton County, Ontario, Lambton Public Health (LPH) reports completing the local investigation into an outbreak of Salmonellosis...

Bavarian Nordic A/S announced today that Health Canada has expanded the approval of the Company’s non-replicating smallpox vaccine, IMVAMUNE® to include additional indications – specifically, monkeypox...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Public Health Agency of Canada, with provincial public health partners are investigating a Salmonella outbreak affecting people in at least three provinces. Based on the...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Salmonella outbreak linked to a Sarnia restaurant, Lambton Public Health (LPH) reports 33 laboratory confirmed cases related to this outbreak. The investigation...