Canadian officials announced they have arrested and charged a St. Catharines, Ontario man with terrorist hoax and uttering threats offences, after suspicious letters were received by federal and provincial...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of a confirmed case of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in a 26-year-old horse...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health authorities in Manitoba have reported a single case of H3N2 variant influenza (flu) (H3N2v) in the southern part of the province. The virus is related to influenza...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a recent CBC report, it talks about a family who sought out early treatment for the raccoon roundworm, Baylisascaris procyonis, after their toddler ingested raccoon...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A rare parasitic infection imported from Europe continues to take root in Alberta, Canada. The province is now the North American hotspot for human alveolar echinococcosis...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reports that Phoenicia Group Inc. is recalling Al-Rabih brand Tahini from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New Brunswick, Canada officials reports investigating a group of individuals who are experiencing signs and symptoms of a neurological syndrome of unknown cause (NSUC). At...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Manitoba, Canada government reported two separate cases of variant influenza viruses in the province in April in two separate areas of southern Manitoba. They...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Vancouver Canucks have reported 25 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 and the source infection is confirmed a variant – full genome sequencing by BCCDC will...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services  (NRBHSS) announced recently suspected cases of Botulism (qassuniq) in Inukjuak, on March 22. An investigation revealed...