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Although there has not been any human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in Alberta, or in all of Canada for that matter, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to take precautions necessary...

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In a follow-up to a report at the beginning of June, the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has now confirmed 14 cases of mumps primarily in Guelph’s high school population just as students are...

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The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, and Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Gregory Taylor, yesterday announced a $4.5 million USD contract between the Government of Canada and...

In a follow-up to a story last week, Canadian health officials said yesterday the multi-province Salmonella outbreak has increased by seven cases. In addition, the number of provinces reporting cases...

Following reports of a mumps outbreak in two Guelph high schools, the first cases in five years, Grey Bruce health authorities are reporting the first known case of tetanus in an unvaccinated child. The...

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph health authorities have reported five laboratory-confirmed cases of mumps in students that attend Bishop MacDonnell and Our Lady of Lourdes High Schools in Guelph. In all cases...

Canadian health officials are collaborating o an investigation of a Salmonella outbreak that has affected dozens of people in three provinces. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada investigation,...

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A new report that will be presented to the Toronto Board of Health recommends that City Council prohibit the use of hookahs in businesses licensed by the City of Toronto. The report, to be presented at...

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The Health Unit is investigating a case of hepatitis A in an employee of Bight Restaurant and Bar, located at 2210 Sleeping Giant Parkway, Unit 100, Marina Park. Anyone who visited this restaurant between...

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Preliminary testing by the Province of Ontario has confirmed the presence of H5 avian influenza on a second farm in Oxford County, Ontario. The farm is a broiler breeder chicken farm. The Canadian Food...