Rates of C. difficile infections have decreased 36% in hospitals across Canada, although the virulent NAP1 strain associated with severe illness and deaths is the most common strain, according to research...

The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with provincial and territorial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis...

Alberta health officials are reporting a spike in gonorrhea cases in the South Zone early in 2018, an issue that officials find very concerning. Between January and March of 2018, 11 cases of gonorrhea...

Toronto Public Health is advising anyone who consumed food or beverages at the Calii Love kiosk located at Union Station between May 14 and 29, and on June 8 and 9, between the hours of 11 a.m. and 4...

Researchers from the Enteric, Zoonotic and Vector-borne Diseases, Communicable Diseases, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in a study published in PLoS...

Toronto health officials announced the investigation of a lab-confirmed case of measles in an adult who recently travelled abroad. Members of the public may have been exposed to measles in the following...

Canadian health officials reported this week that the norovirus outbreak linked to raw oysters from British Columbia appears to be over. A total of 176 cases of gastrointestinal illness linked to oyster...

Alberta health officials issued a public health alert this week in response to a lab-confirmed measles case in an individual that visited several public settings in Edmonton, while infectious. Individuals...

In the United States, 149 people in 29 states have been infected with an outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 . One death has been recorded. The outbreak has been linked to romaine lettuce from the...

Toronto Public Health (TPH) is investigating a lab-confirmed case of measles in an infant who recently travelled abroad. Members of the public may have been exposed to measles in the following settings: April...