By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit have declared a community-wide syphilis outbreak due to a recent increase in the number of cases. For only the second...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Officials with Alberta Health Services have reported a dramatic increase in syphilis cases in recent years with Edmonton accounting for the majority. In 2014, Alberta saw...

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of Colorful Coleslaw. This precautionary recall notification is being issued due to a sample of President’s Choice Colorful...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Quebec Health Ministry are reporting an increase in Lyme disease cases through the first 10-plus months of 2019. From the beginning of the year...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Moncton is a city of some 85,000 people in southeastern New Brunswick, Canada. In a CBC report today, it is reported that a third Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) case this year–all...

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...