Provincial public health officials confirmed today that cases of mumps continue to be reported in Manitoba.  While the majority of cases are people between 17 to 29 years of age and are connected to the...

A cow located in Elma Ward has tested positive for rabies. This is the third confirmed rabid animal in Perth County since 2015. A skunk and another cow, both in Ellice Ward, tested positive for rabies...

More than one billion people in the world are infected with parasitic worms — that’s one in six people on the planet — a problem that’s been neglected for many years. A new interdisciplinary team...

Health officials with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority are reminding parents to take appropriate steps to protect their newborns and babies from colds and flus, as HSC Children’s Hospital...

Hinty’s has recalled their Black Bean and Yam Chili from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. The affected product was distributed in Ontario. The details of...

Provincial health officials in British Columbia and national public health have confirmed a new species of bacteria closely related to Borrelia mayonii (B. mayonii) in three ticks since the summer. “This...

UPDATE: Canadian media report the number of mumps cases since September is nine in Manitoba, the majority linked to the University. The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) reported Wednesday that...

With the addition of 28 animal rabies cases reported in Ontario last month, the case count for the year-to-date stands at 222, according to Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) data. Through September, the...

Vancouver Coastal Health is warning customers not to consume any produce or ready-to-eat foods made in-house at Foody World, at 3000 Sexsmith Road in Richmond, due to possible Listeria contamination. So...

A pill a day for 12 weeks. The new direct-acting antivirals (DAA) are effective in curing the hepatitis C virus infection, a potentially fatal disease that attacks the liver. But they are expensive–approximately...