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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...

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The Public Health Agency of Canada is reporting that in the two cases of Listeriosis from Ontario and Manitoba, the bacterium has the same genetic fingerprint as the bacterial strain seen in the United...

Agricultural officials in Saskatchewan, Canada are reporting a case of anthrax in a cow from the Rural Municipality of Hazel Dell No. 335, on December 5. Anthrax is the suspected cause of death in two...

The H5N2 avian influenza outbreak that was first reported by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) in early December in the Fraser Valley area of British Columbia has now expanded to nine poultry...

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is continuing its investigation into an outbreak of avian influenza in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley. As part of this investigation, two additional farms...

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is continuing its investigation into an outbreak of avian influenza on previously identified farms in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley. These sites continue...

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Due to a sustained increase in the number of cases of whooping cough (pertussis) confirmed in the Central Zone of Alberta Health Services (AHS), AHS has declared a pertussis outbreak in Central Zone...

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In a follow-up to a report earlier in the week, The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)’s testing at the National Centre for Foreign Animal Diseases has confirmed the strain causing the avian...

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Preliminary testing by the Province of British Columbia has confirmed the presence of H5 avian influenza on two farms in the Fraser Valley; a turkey farm in Abbotsford and a broiler breeder farm in Chilliwack. The...