By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Canadian health officials report investigating an outbreak of Salmonella infections occurring in Ontario and Quebec. Based on the investigation findings to date,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Alberta Health Services (AHS) has declared an outbreak of pertussis (whooping cough) in the west part of AHS South Zone, including the communities of Lethbridge, Lethbridge...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) are reporting an increase in syphilis cases prompting them to remind British Columbians to speak with their...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador are reporting an E. coli outbreak in the province. The Department of Health and Community Services advises that there...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with Ottawa Public Health reported the first human West Nile virus (WNV) case of the year. Ottawa Public Health reminds all residents to continue to protect...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Toronto health officials are reporting receiving lab results confirming that a bat found in the city tested positive for rabies. This is the first confirmed case of...

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed a Calgary-based independent dental hygiene practice and a dental office had sterilization practices that did not meet provincial standards. Although the risk...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with Ottawa Public Health report the sexually transmitted infection, syphilis, is making a comeback. As reported in the Ottawa Citizen, syphilis has seen...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture is reminding producers to be on the lookout for anthrax in their animals after an anthrax case was confirmed in the RM of...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A “dramatic increase” in syphilis cases in the Northwest Territories has prompted the Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO), Dr. Kami Kandola to declare an...