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Cambridge Memorial Hospital, in consultation with the Region of Waterloo Public Health, has declared an enteric outbreak in its Wing B, Level 5, inpatient Mental Health Unit. Enteric outbreaks are declared...

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Canadian health officials today confirmed that an individual in B.C. has tested positive for the H7N9 avian influenza strain. The individual recently returned to Canada from China. This is the first documented...

In a follow-up to a report last week, the Sackville High School student in Lower Sackville, NS who contracted the dangerous bacterial infection, meningococcal meningitis, has died. According to an announcement...

An unnamed Sackville High School student in Lower Sackville suspected of having meningococcal meningitis has been confirmed to have the serious bacterial infection, according to a letter from Capital Health...

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Health officials in Ontario, Canada have issued a public health warning due to hepatitis A being confirmed in a Alma restaurant employee. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is advising anyone who...

According to data published last week, Canadian health officials report 2,161 flu-related hospitalization during the 2014-2015 seasonal influenza season. In Canada, the flu season runs from week 35 (August...

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) issued six Travel Health notices Friday as many Canadians flee the frigid weather and head down south for vacation or holiday. Travel notices were issued due...

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Ecomax Nutrition to recall Go Raw brand Organic Spicy Seed Mix from the marketplace, according to the CFIA. The affected product comes in a 454 g size with a Best Before Date of MAY/12/2015. The UPC...

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The Government of Canada has deployed a third mobile laboratory and two additional Public Health Agency of Canada scientists to Sierra Leone. The team will spend a week in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and...

The chikungunya outbreak in the western hemisphere accounted for well over 1 million autochthonous, or locally transmitted cases in 40 countries in the Americas in 2014, including the United States. North...